CEO of Cogent Skills
As Chief Executive Officer of the Cogent Skills Group, Justine is committed to ensuring science industry employers can access the workforce skills needed for success. With a background in skills development stretching more than 20 years, she is currently supporting a cross-sectoral transformation of the UK nuclear skills landscape.
Justine regularly represents the views of employers via a number of influential Government skills policy advisory groups, and has a passion for developing STEM talent across the scientific sector.
Prior to joining Cogent in May 2020, Justine held a number of senior commercial roles within food and drink manufacturing, establishing the National Skills Academy (NSAFD) as the ‘go-to’ organisation for skills, before taking up the position of Chief Executive and overseeing the successful acquisition and growth of awarding organisation OAL. Justine is a graduate in Industrial Relations and Marketing from Strathclyde University.