Lynn Kraus Office Managing Partner Sydney, NSW
As Office Managing Partner of Ernst & Young’s Sydney office, Lynn is responsible for the firm’s go-to-market and client service strategies in Australia’s largest city.
Before her appointment to Office Managing Partner, Sydney, Lynn was Managing Partner, People; the Sydney Assurance leader for Financial Services and a member of the Oceania Advisory Council.
Lynn has over 14 years experience in public accounting in Australia and the United States, focusing on the financial services and real estate sectors. She has advised many institutional and investment banking clients, as well as major listed corporates, on structured financing arrangements. Lynn spent over two years working in the institutional banks of both Wachovia Corporation in the US and Westpac Bank in Australia, prior to returning to Ernst & Young as a partner in the Financial Services Office.
Lynn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Clemson University in the United States. She is a US CPA and an affiliate member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Lynn is a member of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusiveness Council and is passionate about supporting the advancement of women in the business community. Lynn also currently serves as a Council Member and the Treasurer of Kidsafe NSW – a not-for-profit organisation focused on raising the awareness of child safety issues and injury prevention.
Lynn enjoys spending time with her family and being active, running and practising Bikram Yoga.