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Energy Recruitment Solutions: About Astute People

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Astute People is a global leader in energy recruitment across the Power, Renewables and Nuclear sectors

We’re a strategic partner solving permanent and contract recruitment challenges in Power, Renewable and Nuclear energy.


Founded by Terry Buckel in 2006, we spent years as Astute Technical Recruitment envisioning how we could do recruitment differently.


How we could bring a more innovative and consultative approach to our processes and deliver more value, and insight-led energy recruitment solutions to our candidates and clients.


Now as Astute People, we’re bringing that vision to life.

Our values

Recruiting great people to power a sustainable world


People are at the centre of everything we do; always. We look after our team and treat them fairly. We want to inspire our people and give them the support they need to develop in their careers; ultimately, creating an even better experience for our clients and candidates.


Delivering a high quality service – and results – takes time and effort. To us, diligence means giving every aspect of a project our full passion, energy and focus. And to provide qualitative solutions that have real meaning, regardless of the challenge.


We aim to be trustworthy, honest partners to our clients while being transparent in our approach. Integrity is about being true to ourselves and sticking to our beliefs; taking ownership of mistakes, when they happen, and always keeping open lines of communication.


Knowledge is power and we are true seekers of it. We’re driven to build our expertise and insights; not only as recruitment specialists but also within the sectors we work in. We know the value that market research and intelligence have and see them as core to our offering.

Our people

Our team is your team

We’re proud to have a diverse, talented team who create an inclusive & supportive culture. Our people are the ambitious individuals who’ve made Astute People the company it is today.

SIA’s Best Staffing Firm to Work For in the UK 2023 Grand prize Winner.

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Founder & CEO
Operations Director
Sales Director
Finance Director
VP North America
Head of Power
Head of Renewables
Head of Nuclear

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