Glenys has had an extensive career in the Australian Public Service at senior levels with responsibility for a number of significant government programs.
She was appointed Secretary of the Department of Industry in 2013.
Prior to her current role, Glenys was Secretary, Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport. She has served as Deputy Secretary in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.
Glenys has held a number of executive positions in the ACT Government including Deputy Chief Executive, Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services and Deputy CEO, Department of Health.
Glenys was awarded a Public Service Medal in 2010 for coordinating Australian Government support during the 2009 Victorian bushfires.