Lynn Packwood has been project manager for HMI for the last fifteen years. As well as monitoring HMI's participation in projects she is also day-to-day coordinator for the EU H2020 DE-ENIGMA project. Previously she was project manager of the EU FP7 STREP FROG project. Her affinity with the HMI research areas enables her to help with proposals and to proofread papers and PhD theses. Much of her work is as intermediary with other departments. She has served on the Faculty Council and on the board of IAPC, has kept bees and even worked at an art school. Lynn is a member of MENSA.