Kirsten Rose


Kirsten Rose is a member of CEDA's State Advisory Council in Western Australia.
Kirsten leads a portfolio of Business Units in CSIRO. She is a respected leader in technology and innovation, with a career spanning 30 years in the US, UK and Australia. Prior to joining CSIRO, she was Head of Innovation, Sustainable Operations at BHP, where she had global responsibility for bringing together innovation and technology to drive improvements in key sustainability-related challenges. Her previous positions include Director of the Founder Institute, an entrepreneur training and start-up program, State Manager for the Australian Institute of Company Directors and CEO of the Sustainable Energy Association of Australia. Kirsten supports innovation through advisory board roles and mentoring, and helps entrepreneurs commercialise their ideas. She holds a BA in Art History from Northwestern University.

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