Rose has worked in local government for 9 years and prior to that worked in the voluntary and not-for-profit sectors. Her background is in economic development, working with disadvantaged communities to support them into employment. Rose currently works as a manager for Oxfordshire County Council in the Organisational Development team in Human Resources. For Aspire, Rose leads on HR matters on behalf of the board for example supporting senior staff recruitment, encouraging a performance management culture, and acting as a sounding board for senior managers on HR issues. Rose also liaises with our external HR service provider on behalf of the board as required. Rose has been a member of the board since 2011.