Lynette is a Chartered Accountant and has been in the commercial property industry since 1985. Her experience includes running a commercial asset management business, developing all areas of commercial properties, and later specialising in retail property management, before embarking on setting up a privately owned commercial property asset management business and a property fund investing in blue chip industrial properties. She is a former non-executive director of Growthpoint Properties where she served as Chairman of the Property and Investment Committee, Chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Social Ethics and Transformation Committee respectively during her 11-year tenure.