Justine Fosh

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.