About Us

AD Energy recruitment is a division of Alexander Daniels professional recruitment group.
We offer a comprehensive range of recruitment solutions. These can include, but are not limited to; Contract, Fixed Term and Permanent assignments. Our focus spans from Technical engineering positions, through to commercial and senior leadership appointments.
We pride ourselves on a deep understanding of the project lifecycle and aim to support clients throughout the development of a project, through to commissioning and handover.

Recruitment Team

We only hire experienced recruitment industry experts, giving you the confidence to focus on the delivery of projects, sales, services and the needs of your customers. Get to know us better by checking out our profiles, by clicking on a team members photo!
Recruitment Consultant

Ross is the newest addition to our Energy from Waste division. Having worked in renewable energy recruitment before, Ross is highly knowledgeable of and experienced working in global energy markets, he has studied and understood diverse cultures in the industry.

Focused on the Energy from Waste market across the UK, Ross is a specialist in recruiting technical engineering roles. Ross brings strong experience in building and developing lasting relationships with both clients and candidates, by understanding their needs and requirements from the outset. He would be keen to connect with professionals within the field and can be contacted via:

Principle Consultant

With over 15 years’ experience in the Recruitment industry, Iain has previously worked for companies including Morson International, NES Global Talent and Page Executive having specialised within the Power, Oil & Gas and Energy markets.

Working from SME’s to large FTSE and Blue Chip companies, Iain’s specialism lies in Senior Appointments across Board Level, Professional, Commercial and Engineering Specialities. He has a proven track record of delivering exceptional results through the development of long term relationships with both new and existing clients. Iain holds a wealth of knowledge in Retained Search, along with Contingency and Tailored recruitment campaigns, as well as an in-depth knowledge of developing and delivering Managed Service and RPO solutions.

Example Assignments include: Director / C-Suite Level, Head of Department, NXD, Specialised Engineering,Project Management, Project Controls, Snr Finance & Commerce.

Please feel free to contact me for a confidential discussion on how I can assist in your next recruitment campaign from both a client and candidate perspective.


Tom joined the Alexander Daniels Recruitment Group in 2013, and is a founding member of the AD Energy business unit.
He brought with him a wealth of renewables industry knowledge and over 10 years’ of senior executive recruitment experience.

Tom’s area of expertise focuses on Solar PV, Energy Storage, and E-mobility. He oversees all international operations, commercial activities, and client relationships for AD Energy. Having assisted various SME’S and Global Solar PV and Energy Storage Businesses in their talent acquisition plans, Tom is a well-seasoned expert to help organizations achieve their corporate objectives through talent and strategic hiring.

Whether you are seeking high calibre and experienced Sales Professionals to establish and manage new subsidiaries in new territories or skilled Business and Commercial Developers to bring to market new technologies, Tom will be able to fulfil your requirements given his unrivalled global network and unique experiences in the industry.

Divisional Manager

Luke McDonnell, is originally from Birmingham and is a graduate of Aberystwyth University where he studied Geography with Geology.

Luke has 10 years experience in Energy and Engineering markets. He has worked number 2 Blue Chip recruitment companies including; SThree and Michael Page.

Luke is a founding member of AD Energy Recruitment and leads the Glasgow office, which focuses on Energy from Waste, Wind and Oil & Gas. Luke personally recruits for senior technical and leadership appointments within Oil & Gas, across the UK and Europe.

Typical positions Luke recruits for within O&G include:

  • Senior mechanical / Electrical Engineers
  • Project controls managers
  • Project engineers/ managers
  • Subsea manager
  • Engineering manager
  • Operations manager / Director
  • Managing Director
  • Sales managers/ Director

In his spare time, Luke can be found spending time with family, hillwalking or travelling.

Divisional Manager

Craig Hamilton graduated with a Law Honours Degree from the University of Glasgow in 2008 and Diploma in Legal Practice in 2009, before moving into business development and recruitment – previously working with Blue Chip companies Hibu and PageGroup

Craig is a founding member of the AD Energy business unit, following his appointment in September 2017.

He has over 6 years’ experience specialising in the recruitment of Technical and Engineering vacancies. During this time he has developed his market knowledge and expertise by supporting some of the industry leaders within their respective fields on a global scale. His wide variety of clients range from FTSE250 organisations to unique start-up companies.

Dividing his time between our Technical hubs in Glasgow and Munich, a primary focus for Craig is to ensure that AD Energy provides a bespoke service and is a key point of contact for a range of our Key accounts.

Some of the positions that Craig recruits include:

  • Operations Directors / Managers
  • Engineering Directors / Managers
  • Site Managers
  • Project Managers / Engineers
  • Design Managers / Design Engineers
  • Senior Service Technicians / Technicians
Senior Consultant

Ross is our latest senior consultant to join AD Energy in Scotland. With over 3 years of technical recruitment expertise Ross will now specialise in our Waste to Energy sector across the UK, France and Germany. Ross has partnered with some of the most successful Blue chip organisations in the world whilst assisting many SME organisations with their strategic growth. A primary focus for Ross is to ensure that AD Energy provides a bespoke service and is a key point of contact for a range of our Key accounts. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out on the details below.


Recruitment Consultant

Kately is an experienced Technical Recruiter with a Primary focus on providing Permanent staff for the O&M of Energy from Waste, Biomass, Gasification, CCGT, CHP and Biogas plants across the UK. Kately works in partnership with Operational EfW plants and those in the construction phase, to attract the best technical talent in the market. Prior to joining the AD Energy Recruitment, I was responsible for a high-performance recruitment team, as well as overseeing projects and supervising day to day operations. Katelys aim is to develop long-lasting relationships with clients within the Energy & EfW sector.

If you are a recruiting manager or you work in a Technical trade looking for your next opportunity it would be great to hear from you. Please feel free to contact Kately in the strictest confidence.


Ben joined AD Energy in September 2018 after a successful start to his recruitment career resourcing within the energy industry. His forte has typically covered Analytics, Projects and Operations, within the sector, spanning across the UK.

Ben has been brought into AD Energy to specialise in supporting our clients’ niche permanent requirements. Due to his previous experience within the industry, Ben has developed a substantial network and possesses an excellent understanding of the market.

Ben thrives off placing fantastic candidates into excellent businesses and is aiming to build on his previous success, within the industry, at AD Energy.

Resource Consultant - International Research

Chiu-Yee is a Candidate Acquisition Specialist and Headhunter within Renewables sector. In particular, she focuses on the executive search of commercially-oriented candidates for niche appointments within the Solar PV, Energy Storage, and E-mobility fields globally. Through extensive international research, Chiu-Yee has developed a thorough knowledge of the current marketplace and utilises various social media and headhunting channels to resource and headhunt individuals with unique skills and experiences.

Chiu-Yee is a key account manager for selected clients, as well as being a project manager for a multitude of mid-senior level appointment in Europe and Asia. She works closely the Divisional Director to assist in complex recruitment assignments and any additional support required.


Dean joined AD Energy in May 2018 as a Recruitment Resourcer. Since then, Dean has progressed into a consultants role focused solely on Non-Destructive Testing recruitment.

Dean is one of the very few specialist NDT Recruiters within the UK and is partnered with various engineering firms as their specialist NDT Recruiter. Dean works with both extremely successful blue chip organisations as well as growing, entrepreneurial SME’s.

Operating within Oil & Gas and NDT Sales, Dean recruits for positions such as –

  • NDT Technicians
  • NDT Inspectors
  • NDT Supervisors
  • NDT Managers
  • Welding Inspectors
  • Welding Supervisors
  • Technical Sales Engineers
  • Service Technicians – NDT

If you are looking for your next career move within NDT, do not hesitate to give Dean a call.

Should you be looking to recruit NDT personnel within your business, give Dean a call to assist on any current or future NDT recruitment programs.