Rose studied Oriental Studies (majoring in Japanese) at St John’s College. She has worked in financial services and as a journalist focusing on economics for the Mainichi Newspaper. She has recently judged the Foreign Press Association Media Awards, for the categories Best Financial/Economic Story and the Print & Web Story of the Year. Since graduating, she has been selected for the Tsinghua University Young Leader’s Program in Beijing, and is also an advocate for sake in the UK, working as a translator and coordinating events. She co-authored a book, Sake and the Wines of Japan, which was published in November 2018.