Lyndal is the Director of News and Partnerships at the Australian Science Media Centre. She spends her days helping mainstream news journalists cover some of the biggest stories in the news - from climate, energy and natural disasters to diet, health, technology and space. Lyndal has an Honours Degree in biotechnology from Flinders University and a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication from the Australian National University.

She has experience communicating science in a range of settings including at museums, within the pharmaceutical industry and in media relations both here and in the UK. Lyndal is a frequent commentator on science media relations and regularly appears on the ABC.

She has written for publications including Crikey, ABC, and News Corp Australia. Lyndal was also a member of Inspiring Australia’s Science and the Media Expert Working Group for the Federal Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.