Grace has been a Federal Police Officer for more than 18 years. She has a wide range of operational experience in Australia and abroad, including investigations relating to money laundering; narcotics; human trafficking; fraud; counter terrorism; kidnap for ransom, and corruption.
In 2017, Grace served as the AFP Officer in Islamabad, Pakistan before commencing her current role in June, 2019, as a Liaison Officer in Yangon, Myanmar.
Prior to deploying overseas, Grace was a Team Leader in Sydney and Adelaide within the Organised Crime and Cyber teams.
Grace holds a detective designation and a Bachelor of Policing (Investigations). She is currently completing a Masters of Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing.
Grace has been the recipient of numerous awards for her outstanding achievements. Most recently, Grace was presented with a Member (Fifth Class) of the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn by the Government of Thailand for her role in the 2018 rescue of young footballers from the Tham Luang Cave in Thailand.