Tracy worked as a preventive and remedial conservator of stained glass from 2004-2013, gaining qualifications through a stained glass conservation apprenticeship and then an MA in Conservation, which was funded by a QEST Scholarship. In 2013 Tracy moved into archive conservation, working first for the Borthwick Institute for Archives (2013-2018) and then for the West Yorkshire Archive Services (2018). Furthermore, since 2015 Tracy has worked as course director and lecturer for the University of York, Centre for Lifelong Learning and peer reviewed articles for ICAR. She currently sits on the York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship Committee.
Tracy has undertaken a broad range of projects including conservation for digitisation, preventive conservation, salvage and she has undertaken interventive conservation work including conservation the diaries of Anne Lister. Alongside lecturing Tracy presently works for The British Library, where she organises and undertakes interventive conservation of collection items stored at Boston Spa.