Cogent: Stephen Rosevear appointed as new Director of Research & Policy
Tuesday, 10 January 2012
Dr Stephen Rosevear has joined Cogent as Director of Research & Policy.
Prior to joining Cogent, Stephen was HMRC’s chief analyst on the corporate real estate market, undertaking tax modeling and policy development for Treasury and Revenue ministeries.
Stephen has worked as an economist and analyst in four Government departments, as well as advising both the private and public sector in a leading international economic consultancy.
During his career, Stephen has briefed Cabinet Committees and Secretaries of State on regeneration and regional policy, and advised ministers on labour market reform.
Commenting on his appointment, Stephen said: “Joining Cogent is an exciting challenge at an exciting time. I’m looking forward to working with the team to ensure robust Labour Market Information and skills intelligence to support the sector in making skills investments that continue to drive up its capacity and capability.”
Joanna Woolf, Cogent CEO said: “Stephen brings to Cogent a breadth of experience in economics, labour markets and in analysing complex information so that it intelligently informs policy. We are delighted that he will be directing our research programme and supporting our strategic planning and employer-led skills solutions.”
Stephen has also had spells with the Manufacturing Institute, and as an academic at the London School of Economics and the University of Warwick.
He holds a PhD in Regional Economics and Industrial Policy from the University of Bristol.
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