Dame Glenys Jean Stacey DBE[2] (née McBride; born 1954)[3] is a solicitor and civil servant serving as chair of the Office for Environmental Protection from February 2021.[4] She was Chief Executive and Chief Regulator of Ofqual, acting in the post from August to December 2020,[5] and previously from 2012 to 2016. Stacey also served as Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Probation and led HM Inspectorate of Probation for England and Wales from 2016 and 2019.[6]

Dame Glenys Stacey
Chair of Office for Environmental Protection
Assumed office
1 February 2021
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Environment SecretaryGeorge Eustice
Preceded byNew role
Chief Regulator of Ofqual
26 August 2020 – 31 December 2020
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Education SecretaryGavin Williamson
Preceded bySally Collier
Succeeded bySimon Lebus (interim)
In office
1 April 2012 – 29 February 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Education Secretary
Preceded byAmanda Spielman
Succeeded byAmanda Spielman (interim)
CEO of Ofqual
In office
1 March 2011 – 29 February 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Education Secretary
Preceded byIsabel Nisbet
Succeeded bySally Collier[a]
Personal details
BornWalsall Wood[1]
a. ^ Office vacant from 1 March to 24 April 2016

She has worked in the public sector at senior management level since 2000. Previously she has worked as chief executive of Ofqual, of Standards for England, at Animal Health (now part of the Animal and Plant Health Agency), at the Greater Manchester Magistrates' Courts Committee (now part of HM Courts and Tribunals Service), and at the Criminal Cases Review Commission.[7][8]

She was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to education.[9][10]

Stacey returned as Ofqual's chief regulator in an interim capacity on 26 August 2020[11] following the resignation of Sally Collier in connection with the 2020 UK GCSE and A-Level grading controversy.

References edit

  1. ^ "BBC Radio 4 - Desert Island Discs, Dame Glenys Stacey, former Chief Inspector of Probation". BBC. Retrieved 1 November 2022.
  2. ^ "Glenys STACEY (Mrs. Kyle)". www.thegazette.co.uk.
  3. ^ "FreeBMD District Info". www.freebmd.org.uk.
  4. ^ Martin, Rachel (2 February 2021). "New Office for Environmental Protection appointments announced". Agriland.
  5. ^ "Dame Glenys Stacey selected as preferred Chair for Office for Environmental Protection". DEFRA. gov.uk. 9 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Chief Inspector and Senior Management Team". HMI Probation. HM Inspectorate of Probation. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  7. ^ Our Senior Management Groups: Executive Board Archived 2012-08-03 at the Wayback Machine, ofqual.gov.uk; accessed 30 December 2015.
  8. ^ Wilby, Peter (2 July 2012). "Profile: Exam regulator in the front line". The Guardian.
  9. ^ "No. 61450". The London Gazette (Supplement). 30 December 2015. p. N8.
  10. ^ "New Year's Honours 2016". GOV.UK. Cabinet Office. 30 December 2015. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  11. ^ "Dame Glenys Stacey". gov.uk.