Hello, we're Cognisco
We are trusted by some of the world’s largest brands, government bodies and senior leaders.
We help them tackle some of their most difficult people challenges.
They use our technology to gain the data, insight and evidence they rely on to understand capability, pinpoint issues and focus investment.
Better still, we identify the hidden talent in their organisations and we do that objectively, with demonstrable proof and without unconscious bias.
We help our clients develop and retain confident, capable people who can be relied on to work effectively even in the most unpredictable environments.
Alex’s background is in Organisational Development and Design, Learning & Development and Executive Coaching across blue chip global businesses, consultancy and government. She brings 25 years of experience to leading Cognisco to focus on its niche value in people potential, talent and reputational risk.
Owen’s expertise comes from Marketing and Business Development across numerous sectors. His ability to get a complex message across clearly and with humour is renowned. He leads Cognisco’s partnership with KPMG, our business development focus and marketing strategy.
Amanda is an Occupational Psychologist and creator of Cognisco’s unique assessment methodology correlating competence and confidence. Amanda leads our assessment and authoring expertise, as well as managing the Support Team.
Matt is a hugely experienced CTO, systems architect and entrepreneur. He brings expertise in start-ups, corporate IT operations and leads the strategic direction of our Technical Roadmap. Matt’s breadth of knowledge enables him to provide key contributions to current and prospective clients, enabling clarity on the technical fit of my*KNOW to other systems and platforms.
Robert has worked with Cognisco for a number of years and knows the business inside and out. He keeps the finances managed effectively and management reporting. He works closely with Alex to deliver Board reporting to enable operational and strategic decision-making.
Darren brings his background of scientific broadcasting and many years of authoring assessments for Cognisco across a huge range of subjects. Darren works closely with Amanda and our client subject matter experts to create, edit and validate Cognisco’s unique assessments.
Toni’s background is in managing client accounts and developing new business for our partner organisation Chartered Management Institute where she worked with Cognisco for a number of years. Toni joined last year and is currently focused on leading our new venture into Apprenticeships.
Sally’s experience leading L&D and relationship management for Chartered Management Institute working with Cognisco. Sally is now working with Cognisco bringing her expertise to the Apprenticeship market.
Cathy has worked for Cognisco for over 10 years and leads the Support Team. Her knowledge is unsurpassed and her helpful manner, sunny disposition and ability to stay calm in a crisis are loved by all our clients. No problem is too small or insignificant.
Vivian combines her work at Cognisco with her PhD in Data Analysis. She brings an incredible attention to detail and calm manner to solving customer issues and developing our reporting offer.
Harry loves maths and solving problems, and brings his focus for finding answers to customer challenges. Harry works across the Cognisco team to support us to manage projects, support customers, pull together analysis and reporting and find solutions that new projects and established clients give us.
Angela Ellis is our Quality Assurance expert responsible for our ISO qualifications, GDPR, our processes and providing independent QA on assessments and system releases.
Faizul leads our development team and has a number of years experience in Cognisco working on all aspects of the system, and closely with our partners such as KPMG. Faizul’s knowledge of my*KNOW is unsurpassed and he works closely with Support Team where more technical expertise is needed to solve customer issues.
Jon’s background is website design and he brings his experience to our new on-demand mobile assessments and our biometric invigilation product. Jon’s broad expertise in look and feel, as well as technical execution, enables our new progression into mobile-friendly products.
Christian’s background is technical customer support having worked in Cognsico’s Support Team for a number of years. He is now responsible for ensuring the my*KNOW system is running efficiently and effectively 24/7 for all our customers.
Ian’s vast experience as a Test Engineer is a vital component of our system, particularly as we have bespoke services for clients. In addition to his responsibility for the quality of my*KNOW, Ian coordinates the technical team's workloads via regular sprint cycles and in line with its Agile methodology processes.