Rosalie joined the Trust as Business Manager upon returning to the Riverland in 2015. With a strong interest in the health of the River Murray and agriculture, she has contributed to the establishment of the Renmark water for the environment program and delivered global recognition for good water stewardship for the Renmark irrigators. Rosalie was appointed as the lead executive in April 2019.
Rosalie was elected to the National Irrigators Council Board in October 2021, one of the two Board Directors from SA. The Council mainly deals with national policy for agriculture, irrigation, water and energy. Rosalie is a member of the Katarapko Community Advisory Panel, the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board’s Water Advisory Committee and the Water Market Reform Advisory Group.
Rosalie has extensive business management experience having served as the National Finance Business Partner for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, the corporate executive for ZoosSA and a Finance Director in public health. She is a Fellow of CPA Australia and has specialised in finance business strategy and government negotiation to improve community outcomes.