Lyndell has a passion for animals which is only matched by her passion for communications. A qualified journalist and former newspaper editor, she managed all communications and campaigns for RSPCA Tasmania. During this time she also represented the Society on five separate stakeholder committees. Later as general manager of the Hobart Cat Centre she was responsible for communications, marketing, community engagement and fundraising as well as liaising with local and state government on cat management. Most recently she has worked as a campaigner for RSPCA Australia, the organisation’s national arm based in Canberra.