Dame Glynne advises Olive Group on ethics and international standards, government relations and business development. She is a former British Ambassador and career diplomat specialising in multilateral affairs (UN and EU) with particular expertise in conflict management and international peacekeeping, on which she lectured regularly at Staff Colleges in the UK and overseas.
She holds a Ph.D in Latin American history and was a university lecturer before joining the FCO. She has also been a Research Associate at the International Institute of Strategic Studies, a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Nata Defence College, adviser to the Director of the Defence Academy and Research Associate at the Royal United Services Institute.
She received a DBE in 2001 and CMG in 1993.