Grace achieved her Bachelor Degree of Marine Engineering in China, and her Master Degree in Business Study in New Zealand.
She originally worked for China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), the largest integrated shipping company in China and the second largest in the world, as a Marine Engineer after graduating from university. In New Zealand she initially worked as a banking consultant and personal banker with National Bank. During this time she was the top performer in her department.
Grace has subsequently had extensive and successful experience running her own businesses and in 2013 had eight separate retail operations running simultaneously. She has also acted as a professional financial advisor for a wide array of businesses and individuals. She was also the New Zealand agent of Australia Mortgage Services.
Grace is also a member of the Professional Advisers Association in New Zealand.