Named amongst the BBCs 100 most influential women in the world, Traci Houpapa is an award-winning company director and a trusted advisor to Māori, Government and industry on strategic and economic development.
Known for her strong and inclusive leadership and her clear focus on building the wealth and prosperity of Aotearoa New Zealand, Traci’s skills and experience are openly endorsed by other notable public and private sector leaders, and she is recognised globally as a credible Indigenous and business leader.
Traci has been described as having the courage to speak out and lead by example, and someone who listens, learns and supports others to lead and grow. Her dedication to empowering others and driving positive change in government and industry has made her an inspirational and valuable leader for Aotearoa and the World. Traci is a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business and Māori, and a Justice of the Peace.