Julian Ransom

NHMF Management Team | Director, iON Consultants
National (UK)Region: National (UK)

Specialising in asbestos compliance consultancy for 15+ years, a chartered building surveyor for over 35 years, and the longest serving NHMF committee member, Julian has extensive Public and Private Sector experience.

One of the first to complete the National Individual Asbestos Certification Scheme (NIACS) proficiency training, Julian is a lead consultant for iON Consultants undertaking asbestos compliance audits for Social Housing and other portfolio managers / DSOs. Follow-on assistance includes a range of practical compliance solutions, independent auditing and management of high profile asbestos exposure/remediation cases.
Julian’s consultancy experience includes interim asset management roles, decent homes contract delivery, and regulator audit preparation/ representation (including 3 star KLOE awards). Direct procurement experience includes contract mobilisation/ management, process mapping workshops and resident involvement.

Julian has regularly spoken at conferences, often with the HSE, regarding strategic asbestos management, interpreting guidance, register databases and specialist procurement.  He is involved with supplemental asbestos guidance for housing portfolio holders.



Asbestos Compliance (strategic regimes and related practical implementation, data systems, procurement, audit, management).

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