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Government & Defence

Enhancing the Capabilities of UK Government and Defence through elite talent acquisition.


iO Associates is a leading provider of specialist personnel to the UK Government and Defence sector. Our focus is on identifying and securing top talent in the fields of Technology, Digital and Engineering, and our experienced recruiters are committed to delivering custom solutions to meet the unique needs of our clients.

Our Defence division specialises in a wide range of areas critical to national security, including Cyber Security, Electronic Warfare, Mission Data, Simulation & Training, Secure Cloud, and Artificial Intelligence. We provide talent solutions for roles such as Software & Systems Engineers, Project Management, Cloud Infrastructure, and Bid & Acquisition Support.

We enable our Government partners to achieve their digital transformation goals. Our services span the full spectrum of digital delivery, from supporting the delivery of GDS initiatives to providing end-to-end solutions for large government and non-government organisations.

We take pride in our commitment to the defence community, are a proud supporter of military veteran charities such as Walking with the Wounded, and are a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging our support to the military community.

Our The Defence Series provides a platform for the community to engage in events and discussions. These events bring together a diverse cross-section of individuals with ties to the defence sector, ranging from current and former military personnel to industry leaders and innovative SMEs. Our series explores a wide range of topics, including the future of defence, women in defence, and the intersection of technology and defence.

Our services range from expert-led statements of work to the placement of highly-skilled consultants and permanent employees. Our team is committed to providing bespoke solutions that align with your objectives and ensure successful delivery.

Join The Defence Series HERE.

​Alternatively, check our latest interview with Helsing CEO Nick Helsing, and iO Director Danny Watts.

Choose iO Associates for a partner that will help you achieve your goals and deliver complex programmes with confidence.