Glen Connell

General Manager External Affairs
BA (Hons) Humanities


Glen, who was appointed General Manager Government and Community Relations (PNG) in August 2015, is a former diplomat with over 18 years’ experience in government and the private sector.

Since joining PanAust in August 2010 as External Affairs Manager based in Laos, Glen has held several managerial positions, most recently as Group Corporate Affairs Manager. Glen has overseen PanAust’s relationships with host governments in Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea and Australia. His current role is focused on supporting the Frieda River Copper-Gold Project in Papua New Guinea.

Prior to joining PanAust, Glen had a successful career with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including on posting to Bangkok as First Secretary and Counsellor, Economic and Trade.