Rossana gained her degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce majoring in Accounting from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines. She has banking experience in the Philippines and worked for a couple of years in the Solomon Islands and then 5 years in Vanuatu in public practice and hospitality.
She arrived in New Zealand with her Kiwi husband and daughter in 1998 and gained her citizenship after 2 years. In Coromandel she worked for a public practice for 7 years, then moved to Nelsons 15 years ago. Here in Nelson, she has worked in a number of positions across a variety of industries such as hospitality, local government, health, Maori organisation and public practice(s).
In her spare time she does a bit of gardening and tidying around the property with her husband and loves getting involved with the theatre group especially musicals either as a performer or just helping in the front office.