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!

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 Clean Energy 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.

Head of Anaerobic Digestion

Iain Joined AD Energy in October 2020 after working within Mechanical & Electrical recruitment market. He has joined the business to expand the offering to clients and has been tasked to build out the Anaerobic Digestion division within the company, specialising in permanent, temporary and retained search assignments. With 11 years expereince in the Engineering sector Iain holds a vast knowledge of the market and what is required for his clients and candidates.


Iain’s portfolio is made up of Anaerobic Digestion O&M companies, Private Equity Firms and Manufacturing businesses across the world. He recruits at all levels from entry to C-suite.

Regional Manager - Energy from Waste

Ross is our Regional Manager for AD Energy in Scotland. With over 5 years of technical recruitment expertise, Ross is our specialist in our Energy from Waste 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 to each and every client.

Our collective aim to establish our services as an extension to your business rather than an external partner.

Senior Consultant - Automotive and E-Mobility

Neil solely focusses on recruiting into the Automotive industry, and has over 6 years experience developing relationships with clients and candidates within some of the most interesting and future focused Automotive businesses in the UK and Europe.

The typical positions that Neil recruits for are within Test and Development, R&D, Systems Engineering, Controls and Software Engineering, Design Engineering, Calibration, Emissions, Powertrain, Vehicle, Battery, Hybrid, Electrification, Functional Safety, Software, Controls, Programme and Project management.

Head of EV

Ben joined AD Energy in September 2018 after a successful start to his recruitment career recruiting within the energy industry. He personally set up the Electric Vehicle division within AD Energy, specialising in permanent appointments. With over 3 years’ experience operating specifically in the EV sector Ben has built a substantial network and has an excellent understanding of the market.

Ben’s portfolio is typically made up of EV charging installers and manufacturers in both the domestic and commercial markets. He recruits industry experienced professionals specifically in senior mandates.

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.