WaterAid, Australia

Rosie is passionate about human rights, gender equality and leadership. She has worked in development for two decades including six years living and working in the eastern islands of Indonesia. Rosie has worked at WaterAid Australia since its inception in 2004. She was Director of International Programs prior to becoming Chief Executive in 2016. Rosie’s leadership manifesto focuses on being an authentic, servant leader and a commitment to pushing beyond her comfort zone in all aspects of her life; this is where she believes she learns most and performs at her best.

Rosie serves on the Board of the THREE Foundation and is a Founder and Committee Member of the newly formed Not in My Workplace, a group of executive leaders working to addressing workplace harassment and abuse across all industries in Victoria. Rosie has recently discovered adventure and obstacle racing and electric bikes which keep her sane and healthy. She is also a shamelessly proud mum of two boys.