Justice Susan Glazebrook is a judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand. She was appointed to that position in August 2012, after serving two years on the High Court and ten years on the Court of Appeal. She chaired the Institute of Judicial Studies from 2007 to 2012 and is currently a Vice President of the International Association of Women Judges. In 2014 she was made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the judiciary.
Before her elevation to the Bench, Justice Glazebrook was a partner in a commercial law firm, specialising in tax and finance. She also served on a number of commercial boards and government advisory bodies, including in the taxation field. From 1990 to 1995 she was a member of the Tax Education Office and the New Zealand Law Society Taxation Committee. She was a member of the New Zealand Committee of the International Fiscal Association from 1988 to 2000. In 1998, she was President of the Inter Pacific Bar Association, an organisation of business lawyers with an interest in the Asia-Pacific region.