Glen Connell

General Manager External Affairs
BA (Hons) Humanities


Glen, who was appointed General Manager External Affairs in January 2018, is a former diplomat with over 20 years’ experience in government and the private sector.

Since joining PanAust in August 2010, Glen has held several managerial and executive positions, most recently as the General Manager Government and Community Relations (PNG). Glen has overseen PanAust’s relationships with host governments in Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea and Australia. In his current role, Glen is responsible for overseeing the Company's external affairs function.

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.