About Who We Are Board Rosie Forster

Rosie Forster

Rosie is the Senior Department Manager for Practice, Policy and Partnerships, at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). Her role at the RANZCP focuses on the strategic development and implementation of policy to advance the professional practice of psychiatry and improve the mental health of the community.

Building on leadership roles with the National Health and Medical Research Council, the National Institute of Clinical Studies, a Division of General Practice and the Commonwealth Department of Health, Rosie is committed to influencing the uptake of evidence into policy and practice, to improve the quality of mental health care. A crucial enabler for this work is partnering with other mental health professions, such as the partnerships enabled by the Mental Health Professionals Network.