Rose is the Chief Executive of Pendle Borough Council and has been in this role since 2021. Prior to this, Rose was the Chief Executive of Eden District Council in Cumbria. Previous roles include the role of Corporate Director at Worcester City Council and several Senior Management roles in Councils in the North. Rose has run her own consultancy and property development businesses and is a qualified Executive Coach and Mentor. Early on in her career, Rose worked as an English Teacher in Turkey. She is passionate about communities and volunteering and has held a number of Trustee roles at a local and regional level.