Tracy joined the Staples Rodway consulting team in 2007,
bringing over twenty years experience in industry, gained at a
variety of companies, from multi-nationals to small and medium
enterprises, in Europe and New Zealand.
During her career, Tracy has held the positions of Director,
Financial Controller and other managerial roles. In addition, Tracy
taught accounting and software skills to adult students in the
United Kingdom. Tracy is a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA),
with a Joint Honours degree in Accounting and Management and a
Postgraduate Diploma in Management.
She has completed a Masters in Management with a special focus on
Succession Planning. In particular her Thesis was on the reasons
for a lack of formal succession planning in New Zealand privately
owned family businesses.
Tracy's principal area of practice is in commercial finance,
including due diligence, strategy development, dealing with merger
and acquisition activities (both vendor and purchaser), treasury
management, and management accounting activities. Many of these
roles included significant experience regarding the Human Resource
impact of company restructuring.
Tracy is a keen runner, regularly competing at long distance
events including the full Auckland Marathon in 2008, and the Paris
marathon in 2010. In addition to swimming and snowboarding, Tracy
is a classic car enthusiast and runs the New Zealand Suzuki
Cappuccino Owners Register.