Jo Colbert

Undergraduate Assessment Manager, School of Medicine
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care
School of Medicine

Jo has a strong record of successfully managing and delivering projects within their scope, budget and timescales.


Jo joined ARU in August 2016, to manage the General Medical Council (GMC) approval process for the undergraduate medical education programme for the new School of Medicine. Jo is the Undergraduate Assessment Manager for the School of Medicine, responsible for delivering the student assessments and applicant interviews to study medicine.

Previously, Jo worked for 20 years in local government managing a variety of community, social housing and strategic partnership projects before a change of career to the hospice charity sector in fundraising senior management roles.

  • Diploma in Leadership and Management, Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Housing, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Graduate Certificate in Housing, Anglia Ruskin University
  • BSc (Hons) Rural Resource Development, Writtle Agricultural College