Ombudsman | Victoria
Deborah Glass OBE was appointed the Victorian Ombudsman in March 2014 for a term of 10 years. Deborah was raised in Melbourne where she studied law at Monash University. She then practiced law briefly in Melbourne, before moving to work in Switzerland in 1985, then Hong Kong in 1989, where she eventually became Senior Director of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.
Deborah moved to London in 1998 where she became the Chief Executive of the Investment Management Regulatory Organisation. She later joined the UK Police Complaints Authority, became a Commissioner in 2004 with the new Independent Police Complaints Commission of England and Wales (IPCC), and was appointed IPCC Deputy Chair in 2008.
Deborah was awarded an OBE for her service in the New Year Honours List in 2012. She is committed to ensuring fair and reasonable decision making in the Victorian public sector, and to improving public administration.