- Joint Honours Degree in Biology and Chemistry
- Member of Royal Society of Chemistry
- Fellow of The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers
- Past President and Member of SPATA (Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association)
- Past Chairman (2006-2009) of PWTAG (Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group). SPATA representative thereon since 1990
- Co-author of “Swimming Pool Water: Treatment and Quality Standards for Pools and Spas” book 2009
Following the retirement of Mick Lipscombe Hawksmoor invited Howard to join the Team in order to provide a lecturer with an immense degree of knowledge and expertise in the subject and to stay at the leading edge of product development in the Hydrotherapy market today.