Tracey Kai
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Tracey Kai

New Zealand Infrastructure Commission / Te Waihanga

General manager, operations

  • Appointed June 2020 after four years at NZ Rugby, where she was GM, Communications.
  • Previously held several communications and marketing roles, mainly in the private sector.
  • Has a BCA and MBA, and has won a Gold Cannes Lion, three Gold Media awards and one Gold Effie during early years in the advertising industry.


Brand & Corporate Responsibility Manager
Jul 2008 - Mar 2013
Wellington City Council
Manager, Exernal Relations - Marketing and Communications
Apr 2013 - Aug 2015
The Co-operative Bank
Brand and Communications Manager
Sep 2015 - Aug 2016
New Zealand Rugby
General Manager Communications
Aug 2016 - Jun 2020
New Zealand Infrastructure Commission / Te Waihanga
General Manager Operations, General Manager Engagement and People, General Manager Engagement
Jun 2020 - Present

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