Our Team

We have a great team who are passionate about customer care and quality of what we deliver. With a range of cross-industry experience, we apply a team mindset, so our customers are surrounded with the right advice and support.

You can count on us for a 24/7 service – we are always on hand to provide you with a quick response or support for any health and safety or HR emergency.

Ian Meredith

Ian Meredith

Managing Director

Leading the CIM Associates team is Managing Director Ian Meredith. Ian founded the company in 2002 and it’s fair to say that after racking up more than 30 years’ Health and Safety experience, he is an expert in everything Health and Safety! Supporting clients from a cross sector of industries including public, private and charitable sectors Ian’s passion for the industry has led to a number of project achievements including:

  • Rospa Gold Winner for four consecutive years between 2009 – 2012
  • Integration of 3 business units into one management system compliance with ISO 9001 2008, ISO 14001 2004, OHSAS 18001 2007
  • Implementation of IMS into Steel manufacturing plant.
  • CDM Co-ordinator for a £1.3 Million build of warehouse and laboratory Alcoa Wigston.

Ian also leads on the company’s HR Services, Facilities Management Services and training packages.

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Clare Meredith

Clare Meredith

Director and Business Manager

In charge of our credit control and business administration, Clare is our specialist in understanding the inner-workings of our business and keeping it running in shipshape fashion.

A marvellous multi-tasker, she’s the lady who manages our diaries, keeps everyone organised and makes sure the bills are paid on time.

Andrea Chapman

Andrea Chapman

Head of Business Development and Marketing / Trainer and Assessor

With a strong, solid career history in marketing, Andrea joined CIM Associates UK Ltd as Head of Business Development and Marketing. With more that 20 years’ experience in both the public, private and third sector Andrea is focussed on driving the business forward.

Andrea is also one of our trainers and assessors. Delivering training from our head office in Loughborough and at locations across the UK.

Chris Mcferran

Chris Mcferran

Trainer and Assessor

Not only does Chris deliver our training throughout the south of the UK, he also delivers the majority of our international and global training and is a frequent visitor to Dubai. Joining us from Diversey Care he brings great knowledge and experience which includes machine cleaning products to the company.

Julie Hurd

Julie Hurd

Trainer and Assessor

Julie is one of our trainers for our cleaning programme.  With more than 25 years cleaning industry experience she certainly knows her stuff and takes great pride and satisfaction in seeing trainees develop their knowledge, skills and abilities.

Martin Barratt

Martin Barratt

Trainer and Assessor

Martin joined the team in 2016 as one of our UK based trainers and assessors.

Christine Starita

Christine Starita

General Office Support

Christine joined CIM Associates in 2018 and supports the company with general administration duties.

HR team
Our HR Services continue to grow and we offer effective HR solutions with a friendly and collaborative approach.


Testimonials
As a team we are extremely proud of our achievements. We have worked with a cross sector of businesses across the UK and abroad and pride ourselves on delivering a professional first class service. But don’t just take our word for it – take a look at what some of our clients have said.