Tracy Berno is Associate Dean Postgraduate and Associate Professor at AUT University in Auckland, New Zealand. Her interests include the relationship between agriculture, tourism and cuisine, sustainable food systems and food politics. She has researched and published widely on agriculture, culture, cuisine and tourism development in the South Pacific and Asia, and has co-authored three international award-winning books in this area. Tracy is the founder and Project Manager of Pacific Food Lab-Aotearoa (PFL-A), which is a partner organisation to Pacific Food Lab-New Caledonia. This partnership sees Tracy working with chef and restauranteur Gaby Levionnois on a range of food system projects.