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Ms Lynn Gibson, BA(Hons)

DEI Administrator in the Durham Energy Institute
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42649
Room number: 006

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Institute Administrator - Durham Energy Institute

Lynn is Durham Energy Institute’s Administrator. Lynn joined the DEI in September 2014 after spending 12 years in Durham University’s Research Office supporting the Science Faculty with the costing, preparation and submission of research grant applications. Prior to that, Lynn worked in a role managing medical secretaries in a large military hospital in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. Lynn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Business Administration.

Lynn provides leads on event management, office management and managing the DEI budget as well as providing PA support to the Executive Director of the Institute and is Secretary to the DEI Executive Committee and the DEI Advisory Board.

Lynn is also is responsible for the scheduling, planning, delivery and evaluation of DEI events including public debates, lectures, functions, VIP visits and internal seminars and develops and administers the publicity material for DEI events. Additionally, Lynn is also responsible for the administration of the Energy CDT (Centre for Doctoral Training) and manages the DEI relationship with the Durham Miners' Association.