A Dublin Trinity College graduate in Mathematics, Rosemary spent her entire career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) in the Dublin, Chicago, Sophia Antipolis and Paris offices. She worked on designing and implementing information systems for clients in over 20 countries. Rosemary left Accenture at the end of 2006 to focus on humanitarian causes led by associations in France and England.
She has been involved with 1001fontaines for over 10 years. In 2021, she contributed to the creation of 1001fontaines UK. She is also a board member at CAMFED – Campaign for Female Education