Rose has graduated from ANU, the University of Canberra and the Canberra Institute of Technology.
Her career began as a journalist on the rural newspaper The Australian Rural Times and she then moved into strategic communications and public affairs.
She has a passion for communicating the outcomes of research and has been able to express this in many of her previous roles. Her previous workplaces include CSIRO, the Department of Agriculture, the Australian Food and Grocery Council and the Australian-American Fulbright Commission.
When not at the office she loves learning languages and travel, and has spent a lot of time overseas developing her language skills in German and Japanese.