As founder and Managing Director of Regionality, Rose is a passionate and highly respected agri-food, tourism, destination management and regional development professional, with industry leading experience in facilitation and strategy. She has been recognized as alumni of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation and has achieved a Graduate Certificate in Australian Rural Leadership from JCU.
Rose’s career has spanned more than 30 years working in her own companies, with and for industry associations, in private, government and education sectors. The focus of her work has consistently drawn upon her inherent qualities as a leader, strategic thinker, communicator and team builder. She has a reputation for taking big picture concepts and working with a team to get the job done.
A thought leader in agri and culinary tourism and regional food systems: Rose has pioneered new approaches in the development and implementation of farm to plate value chain development and helped transform agricultural regions into food destinations.
An innovator in regional tourism and economic development, Rose has developed and applied the concept of Destination Management to engage and activate industry and community to elevate the development and marketing of regions to a new level.