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For more than 35 years we’ve been helping candidates find rewarding positions in the energy industry in the UK and worldwide.

Specialist Recruitment

Services for All Sectors

Established in 1983 in the heart of the East of England’s energy industry, we’ve built strong and lasting relationships with a variety of clients across all sectors. We’ve grown from providing specialist services for the oil and gas sector, to cater for the rapidly growing renewable energy and technology industries.

We supply personnel across the UK and worldwide for one-off requirements to large workforce needs for major projects, covering on and offshore roles.

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Our Mission Statement

People with Energy strives to be the leading UK recruiter of choice for the energy sector and specialises in helping its clients with the provision of recruitment solutions.

Our Team

Our recruitment consultants offer a personalised and supportive service for both candidates taking the next step in their career and employers expanding their workforce. Utilising our broad range of skills and expertise in the energy industries, our team of specialists have the knowledge and contacts to energise your recruitment process.

Stuart Smith

Stuart Smith

Managing Director

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Stuart Smith

With over 20 years’ experience in energy recruitment, Stuart is a prominent figure in the local industry. Stuart has a number of additional roles including New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (NALEP) Skills Board Member, NALEP All Energy Industry Board Member, NALEP Energy Skills Partnership Forum Chairman, Director of the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) and the EEEGR Skills for Energy Chairman.

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Richard Jefferey

Richard Jefferey

Director

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Richard Jefferey

Richard has been with People with Energy for over 12 years and has an acute knowledge of the energy and recruitment industries, and excellent relationships with key contacts within the sectors. Richard is a certified recruitment professional with an ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management.

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Neil Morton

Neil Morton

Business Manager

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Neil Morton

As a fully qualified accountant with a varied background including working offshore on platforms, Neil is brilliantly qualified to be our Business Manager. Neil has AAT full membership (MAAT), with an ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management as well as QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF).

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Carolyn McDowell

Carolyn McDowell

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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Carolyn McDowell

Carolyn is a professionally qualified recruiter with over 25 years’ experience and is a specialist in recruiting for the energy industries. Carolyn has been a key part of the team at People with Energy for more than ten years and holds a Certificate in Professional Recruitment Services.

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Jo Cater

Jo Cater

Recruitment Consultant

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Jo Cater

Jo began her career in financial recruitment in London, and made the switch to energy recruitment when she joined the team in 2017, following a career break to have a family.

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Ellie Sweet

Ellie Sweet

Recruitment Consultant

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Ellie Sweet

With a background in finance and accountancy recruitment, Ellie has developed a big interest in the renewables industry since joining us as a consultant in early 2019.

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Judith Betts

Judith Betts

Accounts and Payroll Administrator

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Judith Betts

As our accounts and payroll administrator, Judith has been an integral part of the team for almost twenty years and keeps our operations running smoothly.

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