After graduating with a BBS in Marketing from Institute of Technology Tralee and completing the Masters in Advertising in DIT, Grace worked in leading advertising agencies Cawley Nea/TBWA, DDF+B, DDB & Rothco. She has worked in both Dublin and Melbourne across many brands including McDonald's, Vodafone, Telstra & Heineken.

Grace was the first Global Account Director in Dublin to work on accounts based outside of Ireland  - namely Tiger Beer based in Singapore and Lipton based in Rotterdam. After 10 years in adland, Grace joined Jobbio as Chief Marketing Officer in 2015, managing all marketing communications for Jobbio across their offices in Dublin, London and New York.