Structure and Ownership

Cognus was established in 2016 to provide education services for the local area of Sutton working in alignment with the council’s priorities.

Cognus is 100% owned by London Borough of Sutton. The company provides 26 education services, eleven of which additionally generate income through trading some services; this income is reinvested into education services for Sutton’s children and young people.

The company has its own Board, comprising of a Chair, five Non-Executive Directors and the Managing Director of the company.

The Managing Director runs the company on a day to day basis, working with a senior management team, team managers and all our front line and supporting employees.