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Chief Finance Officer

Mr Glen Casson

Glen Casson is the Acting Chief Finance Officer (CFO) for the Department of Defence.

Glen Casson rejoined Defence in 2020 following 12 years in various iterations of the Department of Employment.

Glen first joined Defence in 2000, primarily in IT security roles. In 2007, Glen transferred to the then Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, where he held a number of financial and audit roles, including as CFO from 2014 to 2019.

Glen, in his substantive role, manages the Financial Performance and Management Division in the Defence Finance Group. This involves the provision of financial advice and support to all services and groups in the Department, through a network of embedded finance staff. It also includes financial management reporting for Defence’s acquisition, sustainment, workforce and operating budgets, and related financial services to assist in financial business decisions and help Defence achieve its objectives.


BE (Hons), University of Adelaide