Tracy Howe is CEO of the Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS). Previously, Tracy has worked in both government and non-government settings, including with Domestic Violence NSW as CEO and as a senior legal advisor in Federal government. Tracy currently sits on the NSW Government’s Social Impact Investment Expert Advisory Group and is appointed to the NSW Domestic and Family Violence Council, the NSW Premier's Council on Homelessness and was the NSW non-government representative on the National Plan Implementation Panel for the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children. Tracy is also a Director of Community 21, a community sector owned bank. In February 2015, Tracy won the Agenda Setter Award at the NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards. Tracy holds degrees in Gender Studies and Law.