Australian Embassy

About the Ambassador


Ambassador to Iraq

Ms Ganly is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and was most recently the Executive Director, Diplomatic Academy. Her career reflects a wealth of experience in diplomatic security, consular policy and ministerial support, having worked in DFAT and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

She has previously served overseas as Consul-General in both London and Beijing in addition to postings in Hong Kong, Prague, Caracas, Dhaka and Seoul. In Canberra Ms Ganly has served as Assistant Secretary, Consular Policy Branch, Assistant Secretary Diplomatic Security Branch and First Assistant Secretary, Ministerial Support Division (PM&C).