Rose joined ACT in June 2017, working part-time as Development Officer for West Cumbria, supporting communities with emergency planning, community planning and other projects or initiatives. Rose has a strong background in heritage management and conservation planning; having worked for both the National Trust and North of England Civic Trust.
Previous work has included supporting community groups to develop and deliver heritage led projects involving research, interpretation, heritage audits, surveys and appraisals. Rose has also supported groups to access funding through the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund, as well as regional and one-off funding sources.
Rose is interested in the role the historic environment plays in shaping people’s day to day lives and is keen to help communities explore ways to share and celebrate the more unusual and lesser known heritage of their local area.