HWA joins IOM Group


We are pleased to announce that Huw Wilkins Associates (HWA) has become part of the IOM group, bringing together two leading organisations in the occupational hygiene industry. The move which will incorporate HWA into the IOM brand is set to provide IOM with even greater expertise and enable Huw Wilkins, founder of HWA to cement his legacy with an organisation he trusts.

 Having worked for IOM previously for 13 years and then managing occupational hygiene teams for two large companies Huw then built a successful business. He now returns to IOM where he will not only continue to serve his clients but add considerable experience to the occupational hygiene team and act as a valuable and insightful mentor.  His clients will continue to receive the dedicated service they have been accustomed to whilst enjoying access to wider expertise and resource of IOM going forward 

For IOM, the acquisition an opportunity to benefit from Huw's wealth of experience, skills and knowledge enabling the team at IOM to continue to grow and develop. Pushing standards to exceptional levels and supporting the ambitious growth plans of the organisation.  

Commenting on the acquisition, Huw Wilkins, said: "I am delighted to be returning to IOM. Doing so will allow me to focus on working with clients, solving problems, and improving the lives of others. The parts of the work I really enjoy. IOM is known for their professional approach and extensive knowledge and working with people I trust was a big part of my decision.”  

Nathan Baker, CEO of IOM, said: "We are delighted to have Huw back. His forward thinking, client first attitude and value driven approach, coupled with his desire to share years of wisdom will be invaluable to IOM. We are looking forward to Huw helping us to explore new markets and continue our mission to protect people’s health through the workplace." 

The acquisition is effective from the 2nd of May and both HWA and IOM will work together to ensure a seamless transition for their clients. 

For further information, please contact: 


James Barrass-Banks 

Head of Marketing 

Phone: +44 (0) 131 449 8029