Tracey has been working in the international sphere of Higher Education marketing, recruitment and communications for over 15 years. After completing the UEA MA Culture and Communication, Tracey took up a position with INTO University Partnerships, assisting them in establishing the first international student preparation centre on a UK university campus. From 2011-2019, Tracey was employed with UEA International as Regional Manager for East Asia, working to drive student recruitment, develop business and build relationships with overseas institutions and organisations. As Secretary of the Japan Dialogue Group, Tracey was responsible for assisting with the formation of strategies for deeper engagement with Japan. Tracey has been travelling to Japan for over 10 years for both business and pleasure.