Lynne is Director of Cambridge Mathematics and PI on the Government funded A-level project Underground Mathematics. Previous roles include Director of NRICH, also based in the University’s Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Principal Lecturer and PGCE course leader at two leading UK Universities and Headteacher of a small primary school.
Lynne chaired the teams which advised ministers on the content of the new mathematics National Curriculum and was a member of ACME from 2009 to 2013. She is a Chartered Maths Teacher and an invited Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA). Lynne sits on the advisory board of several large UK and European mathematics projects and the Royal Society Partnership Grants Panel.
She was President of the Mathematical Association in 2014/15, and is Executive Chair of International Society for Design and Development in Education (ISDDE) from January 2017. Lynne is the author or editor of many books and articles, and is well known as a conference speaker and professional development lead.