Lyn Daken

Associate Director, Specialist Audit and Assurance Services

Lyn Daken profile

Lyn Daken
Cell: 021 222 8602

Lyn has been with Audit New Zealand since 1983, and joined our Specialist Audit and Assurance Services team as an Associate Director in 1999.

Lyn’s expertise spans providing assurance in procurement, contract management, project management, asset management, risk management, and governance.

She brings a wide variety of experiences to her work. These include:

  • supporting audits of local authorities’ Long-Term Plans by reviewing their asset management practices;
  • supporting the Office of the Auditor-General in investigations of procurement practices;
  • reviewing procurement processes both in real-time as the procurement progresses and retrospectively, including when an entity has received complaints; and
  • providing specialist input to reviews of the Office of the Auditor-General’s guidelines for procurement, conflicts of interest, and performance reporting.

She has also completed a report to Parliament on procurement practices in district health boards.

Lyn has a Bachelor of Management Studies and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She is Prince 2 Project Management certified at Foundation and Practitioner level.

Page last updated: 8 June 2015