About GWA - the technology experts
GWA has been working in technology design since the 1990. We have amassed many years of hard won expertise and knowledge. We consciously choose to remain a small focused agile team, offering scale through our extensive network of partners and suppliers who we have developed working relationships over many years. With this model we have worked successfully with customers spanning early stage start-ups right up to major corporations and government agencies.
Justin has a record of innovating in professional communications and wireless healthcare. He started his career in Cambridge, UK with Philips Electronics in the professional mobile radio sector. He rapidly developed an expertise in the management of technical teams and decided to take this into the consultancy sector in the 1990s.
After undertaking various consultancy roles he founded Hidalgo Ltd in 1997 and was the driving force behind the Equivital product concept which saw a five man technology start up land the lead role in wireless physiological monitoring with the US DoD.
He left Hidalgo in 2011 and revitalised GWA working on products across a huge range of applications worldwide.
Outside the business he spends his time riding motorcycles and playing guitar in local bands.
Rob started his career at Logica, where he worked for 18 years in a variety of software consulting roles, including a stint at Philips Telecom where he first teamed up with Justin. He had a brief spell at Ionica as a Systems Engineer before becoming Software Development Director at Hidalgo Ltd.
During this time he undertook consultancy roles mainly in the mobile radio arena, specifying product and system features including location and security related functions, and maintaining the ETSI TETRA direct mode standards.
He left Hidalgo in 2011 to return to full time consulting with GWA and specialises in software system design, particularly with embedded wireless applications. He is a specialist in security requirements on data networks.
Outside GWA, he is a keen walker and has restored a barn in Norfolk.
We work will many partners to offer scale and specialist capabilities. In particular we have a long standing relationship with Wright Design Limited who add styling and mechanical design services to most of projects www.wrightdesign.net
In addition our IoT partner, Green Custard, bring app and backend solutions to our systems.
As well as design partners we have strong links with CEMs in UK and the Far East.
GWA have worked with many UK , US and European companies. We understand the need to work internationally in the tech sector and do this day in day out