Jayne Lyons is married and a full time working mother, with one daughter. She was born and raised in the UK. In 2004, while living in Aberdeen, she became very bored one day and applied for a job in Perth, Australia and four months later she was there. She has been living in Perth since January 2005. Jayne works for a major Australian corporation offsetting carbon emissions. She has also worked in the developing world and seen first hand the challenges faced by children there. She is passionate about children being given the opportuity to achieve their dreams. Jayne loves talking about books and writing to students and adults of all ages and is available as a speaker.