Jenny Forster

Jennifer Forster

Head BGS Business Development
BGS Keyworth

Jenny Forster is Head of Business Development at British Geological Survey and leads a team responsible for bringing in commercial and research income and managing customer relationships. Jenny is a qualified and experienced project manager with 16 years of experience at BGS and has been involved in development and use of BGS data and information products since she joined the organisation in 2003.  Ms Forster has designed geoscience projects and worked with infrastructure and government clients around the world since 2003.

Jenny works with UK and international stakeholders from government ministries to major commercial consultants to build an understanding or their needs, matching those with the science expertise in BGS and designing programmes of work to answer our customers questions  She is knowledgeable on the breadth of science covered by BGS and works to ensure we sustain long lasting partnerships with our stakeholders.

Jenny Forster’s Biography

  •  2004 – 2005: Nottingham Trent, Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing – Chartered Institute of Marketing
  •  1998 – 2002: University of Northumbria, BA Business Studies


  • Setting up commercial and other externally funded projects. Particular emphasis on engineering, mineral, survey and urban geology. Also a point of contact for further information and demonstration of our spatial data products (GIS based) and our 3D models and modelling capability.

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