Originally from Hampshire in the UK, Rosie completed her degree in Animal Production in 2000 and went to work on a large arable estate having previously gained livestock experience in both Devon and Winchester. Rosie, along with her husband, then immigrated to New Zealand in 2006 and began working on a dairy farm near Gore. They went on to win the Farm Manager of the year title in 2011 and went 50:50 share milking from June 2011. In 2017 they decided to take a break from dairy farming so they could spend more time with their children. Rosie started with VetSouth in April 2018.