Rosana is head of SME policy at ACCA. Her interests include access to finance, ethics, business transfer, intellectual property and global trends in SME sector development.
Rosana sits on numerous SME groups, is Chair of the European Federation of Accountants and Auditors SME Expert Group, is a member of the Intellectual Property Awareness Network and the Enterprise Diversity Alliance; and was a member of the United Nations Expert Group on Small Business Development and Corruption.
She has authored numerous policy documents and publications dealing with wide-ranging subjects relating to SMEs including intangible assets, pension provision, and various aspects of government policy aimed at improving the small business environment. She has spoken on small business development issues at numerous ACCA and external events in Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia.
Prior to joining ACCA, Rosana worked in the Private Office of a Cabinet Minister; she was a member of the United Kingdom Delegation at the European Union Working Group relating to mutual legal assistance and international cooperation; and together with her partner has set up a small business selling organic foods, which now trades across Europe.