Rose worked for regulators for most of her career including ASIC, the ACCC and the Commonwealth Environment Department.  In 2014 she went to Hong Kong to assist setting up their Competition Commission where she was CEO.  From 2017 to the end of 2021 Rose was Deputy Secretary of the Better Regulation Division in the NSW Department of Customer Service looking after a range of regulatory agencies including NSW Fair Trading, SafeWork NSW and Liquor and Gaming NSW.  Rose is now semi-retired but is still participating in a number of regulatory projects including her role as Chair of the National Committee of the ANZSOG National Regulators Community of Practice.