Penny was born and raised in Invercargill and attended the University of Otago to complete her studies. She graduated from Otago University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce majoring in accounting. She spent her final semester studying abroad at University College of Dublin.
In 2016 she joined the Business Team where she primarily works with Rachel Lindsay and Damien Pine on commercial and employment matters.
Penny enjoys interacting with clients and achieving positive outcomes.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time outdoors and a variety of sports including swimming, surfing and netball.