BenBen Wood – Editor

Ben has been the editor the CIWM journal since the start of 2006, having previously served as its deputy editor, and has edited MVO magazine since it was introduced in 2008. He has spoken at several industry events.

Contact Ben with your feature ideas and to discuss the journal, MVO, the CIWM Journal newsletter and this website.


Darrel Moore – Deputy Editor

Darrel has been with CIWM for over four years. He is responsible for the daily online news output and CIWM’s Twitter account, as well as regularly contributing to the journal itself and reporting from industry events. Darrel is often referred to by the CEO as “our man at the mag”!

Contact him with your news stories and press releases and follow him @CIWM.


HamishHamish Strachan – Production Editor

A skilled designer and production manager, Hamish has been with CIWM for around 10 years. Responsible not only for the design and layout of the Institution’s publications, he has also created numerous CIWM websites, promotional campaigns and event branding.

Contact Hamish for any queries on print or online advertising specification.


Malcolm Bates – MVO Project Co-ordinatormalcolm-web

Malcolm is an experienced journalist with many years of experience in the waste and resource management industry, specifically in the vehicle and plant sector where he has worked on, and helped create and develop, several leading publications, not least of which being MVO. He likes to get “hands on” with the equipment he writes about, so if you have suggestions for stories for MVO, get in touch.


Ginny Hunter – Sales Manager

If you would like to advertise in the CIWM journal, MVO,, the CIWM Journal Newsletter our sales team would love to hear from you. The sales team can also help with company profiles, round table events and sponsorship & exhibiting opportunities at our three major conferences, awards events and networking dinners.

Email  or call Ginny on 01604 823336