Speaker

Lynden Pennicott

Director of Tenancy Services, Department of Communities Tasmania

 Lynden Pennicott

Lynden is the Director of Tenancy Services with the Department of Communities Tasmania.  Tenancy Services is responsible for the management of tenancy outcomes achieved through social housing providers (including Housing Tasmania and Better Housing Futures providers).

Lynden has held a range of positions in both Government and the private sector working in Australia and overseas.  He commenced working in the banking and finance industry where he spent over a decade in a range of lending, management and project management roles.  He subsequently moved into government taking on a senior project management role for Tasmania Police.

Lynden is a past President and Board member of the Australasian Housing Institute and is a member of the Institute of Public Administration Australia.

Lynden holds a Graduate Certificate of Social Science (Housing Management and Policy) from Swinburne University of Technology.

Related sessions
Wednesday 28 August 2019
1.10pm – 3.00pm

Plenary session

State(s) of housing policy—a national debate

A national debate on Australia’s housing system with perspectives from every state and territory. In 2019 more than a million households in Australia are under housing stress. In this action-led session, housing chief executives from all state and territory housing departments will discuss a strategy for housing future communities across the country. Submitting a question ... view