Ben Hastings

Team Leader - Energy

My aim is to become the first-choice recruitment provider within Energy & Utilities.


A consistent, honest and certified recruitment professional who focuses on developing long-lasting relationships with industry-specific clients and candidates.


Recruiter by day, bass guitarist by night. Snappy dresser. Lover of films, music and fitness.

My Sectors and Sub-Sectors:

I recruit key technical personnel for the following areas within the Energy & Utilities industry:


  • Mechanical / Electrical Engineering

  • Biomass / Biofuel / Biogas

  • Environmental / Recycling / Waste Management

  • Wind / Solar / Energy Storage

Example Job Titles

I mainly recruit positions across the Full Project Lifecycle, as well as Senior levels and Commercial staff. Some job areas I recruit for include:

  • Senior Appointments / Executive Search / Headhunt

  • Operations / Project Management

  • Purchasing / Commercial Management

  • Mechanical, Electrical & Automation Engineering

  • Quantity Surveyors / Estimators

  • Design Engineering

  • SHEQ

Favourite Quote

  • “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”

Worst Career Moment

  • Ask me about the basketball incident…

Best Career Moment

  • Filling my first job with one of my own clients! The candidate is still working there today!

  • Completing my Certificate in Recruitment Practice was also a good feeling too.

Your Hobbies

  • Part-time Rock Star and film fanatic. Bit of a geek when it comes to superhero movies!

  • Enjoy listening to a lot of older music and love to spend a Sunday afternoon watching Formula One!

  • Always interested to discover and help interesting companies within the sector!

Something Interesting About You

  • Bass guitarist in a rock band.

  • Spent 3 years living out in Dubai

  • Can complete a Rubik’s cube fairly quickly.

  • Chocolate is my weakness!

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