Glenn Wood, Chief Fire Officer

Airservices Australia

25 Constitution Avenue

Canberra, ACT 2600


Phone:  02-6268-5408


Glenn commenced employment with Airservices Australia – Aviation Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) service in 1986 at Perth Airport in Western Australia.  From 1986 until 2002 he worked at various locations and rank levels, including a secondment to the ARFF training college as an Instructor in 2001.  In early 2003 Glenn was promoted to the position of Fire Station Manager at Canberra Airport in the Australian Capital Territory.

In 2004 Glenn joined the ARFF Senior Management team as a Superintendent and in 2005 was promoted to his current level and became a member of the ARFF Executive.  From 2005 to 2008 Glenn was the Australian representative on the ICAO ARFF Working Group and in 2006/2007 he managed a project team to provide assistance to the ARFF service at Mumbai International Airport, India.

Glenn was seconded in early 2008 to negotiate the employment (industrial) agreements for all Airservices Australia’s employees (ARFF, Air Traffic Control and the Corporate/Support areas).  In 2010 Glenn successfully completed his Master’s Degree in Management.

During 2011/2012 Glenn spent time working in the Airservices Air Traffic Control (ACT) group as a member of the ATC Executive.  In late 2012 Glenn was asked to rejoin the ARFF Executive and take up the role of Chief Fire Officer.  Glenn is now based at Airservices head office in Canberra, but also spends much of his time across AFF’s 26 Fire Stations.