Tracy Martin is a Lecturer in Management in the UQ Business School.  She teaches courses in human resources and leadership, with a focus at the post-graduate level.  Prior to joining the academic staff at UQ, Tracy completed her PhD examining how company boards consider issues about people during strategic change.  This research was motivated by her 25+ years in the corporate sector, working in large multi-national corporations mainly in organisational development and strategic HR roles.  Her industry experience spans mining, chemicals manufacturing, professional services, engineering projects, information technology, media and commercial real estate.  Tracy’s ongoing research investigates the interactions between the strategic HR function and corporate boards in the context of organisational change, particularly examining how skills and expertise are used in decision making.