Biography: Lyn Dean is the inaugural Chief Executive of Wellbeing SA established as an independent government agency in January 2020.

Lyn has an extensive background in tertiary, secondary and primary healthcare in South Australia and New South Wales, commencing her career as a registered nurse in 1990 and specialising in critical care nursing.

Lyn has held executive roles in both New South Wales and South Australia, and has extensive experience working in partnership with hospital services, primary health care, state government agencies, non-government organisations, universities and the private sector.

As Chief Executive of Wellbeing SA, Lyn is committed to improving the physical, social and mental wellbeing of all South Australians. An important part of this work includes supporting the Mental Health and Wellbeing Directorate to foster the partnerships required to build resilient and connected communities and improve South Australians’ mental wellbeing.