Tracy Bury has 25 years’ experience in the professional association sector. As Deputy Chief Executive at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) her responsibilities include the WCPT Congress, advocacy, policy, communities of practice and external relations. Tracy qualified as a physiotherapist and after working clinically moved into research and policy. Her research and professional interests include evidence based practice, health policy, global health and professional issues. She has presented and published both nationally and internationally, as well as serving as a journal editor and contributing to research committees, awards panels and advisory boards. Tracy is President-Elect of the Association Conference Forum.