Purpose Driven Talent

About us

Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

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Our Services

Permanent Recruitment

Our time-tested approach ensures that we successfully source the specialists your organisation needs to make a net zero, nature-positive impact.

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Recruitment Process Outsourcing

From project recruitment to assessment centres, our RPO solutions provide scalability and flexibility, aligning with your organisation's growth plans.

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Market Insights

Our in-house research team is skilled at designing research that informs your business objectives and in turn, helps you navigate your market successfully.

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Our commitments

Our name reflects our deep commitment towards our planet and people.

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Our team of experts

Tom Wolsey

Director

David Blake

Director

Carlos Soria

Director

Rachel Gladdis

Associate - Sustainability (UK)

Alba Neira Fuentes

Senior Consultant - Renewable Energy (UK)

Margot Cauchoix

Consultant - Renewable Energy (France)

David Ward

Associate Director - Sustainability (UK)

Kris Kobi

Associate Director - Energy & Sustainability (UK)

Luke Mankee

Associate - Renewable Energy (UK)

Amy Hugo

Senior Consultant - Sustainability (UK)

Lucy Hoyle

Manager – Renewable Energy (UK)

Stef Allegrini

Marketing & Partnerships Manager

Victor Li Lin

Consultant - Renewable Energy (Spain & LATAM)

Andy Newland

Manager – Renewable Energy (UK)

Elliot Miles

Senior Consultant - Renewable Energy (UK)

Holly Hemsley

Finance & Operations Manager

Michelle Turner

Data & Insights Manager

Paul Lathbury

Senior Consultant - Renewable Energy (UK)

Damien Mura

Manager - Renewable Energy (France)

Tom Dufaur

Consultant - Energy & Sustainability (UK)

Laura Marí Perez

People and Operations Executive

Martina Zandara

Manager - Renewable Energy (Italy)

Salvador Pérez Albiar

Manager - Renewable Energy (Spain & LATAM)

James Hooker

Resourcer – Renewable Energy (UK)

Lewis Earley

Resourcer – Renewable Energy (UK)

Lola Soler Ortega

Consultant - Renewable Energy (Spain & LATAM)

Sid Barnes

Non-Executive Director

Lucas Seyda

Senior Consultant - Renewable Energy (Germany)

Oliver Hastie

Vice President – Renewable Energy (USA)

Claudia Messina

Consultant - Renewable Energy (Italy)

Neeraj Ghale

Consultant - Energy & Sustainability (UK)

Tom Collins

Senior Consultant - Renewable Energy (UK)

Isabel Neumann

Resourcer - Renewable Energy (Germany)

Sophie Rappaz

Marketing Executive

Samantha Smart

Senior Consultant - Renewable Energy (USA)

Where we've made an impact

Successful appointments
33
Employees
2
Offices + local support in key regions
7
Languages
9
Nationalities

Our impact in their words

“I had the pleasure of Climate17 representing me recently.”

"As well as being passionate and knowledgeable about the renewables industry, I found them to be extremely professional and responsive, providing valuable support and keeping me informed throughout the entire process – nothing was too much trouble! I would highly recommend their skills."

- Renewable Energy Development Director

“Climate17 have brought a refreshing approach and personal style to what can often be a challenging recruitment environment.”

"Climate17 have been proactive, friendly, extremely helpful and always go the extra mile. They also work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. They have made my life easier on numerous occasions for which I can’t thank them enough and I look forward to continuing to work together."

- HR Manager, Energy & Sustainability Consultancy

“A very big thank you to David Ward from Climate17 for his support, insight and astuteness.”

"Sustainability, is so fast-moving, involving multiple disciplines within this field making it incredibly hard going for recruiters. However, David took the time to understand the person I am, what I am about and how I want to progress, likewise for clients. The right level of support to me continued throughout the process and is much appreciated. Thank you."

- Associate Sustainability Consultant – Global Property Strategist

“My experience with Climate17 exceeded all of my expectations.”

“David Ward didn’t just find me an incredible new opportunity, but offered professional and friendly guidance throughout the whole process. From his calming influence before interviews to being an excited ear after, I credit my success in securing my new position to David and his talent for purpose-led recruitment.”

- Sustainability Manager – International Broadcaster

“I am the People Director for a business becoming a leader in the cleantech and renewables industry.”

"We have had several exciting opportunities for experienced, dynamic and innovative individuals to join a successful, acquisitive SME business on a rapid growth curve. We have been working closely with David and the team, who have been instrumental in providing talented candidates."

- People Director – The Ansor Group

“David is such a genuine and authentic recruiter; it has been a pleasure to work with him.”

"David recently supported us in the search for a Sustainability Manager. His knowledge, contacts and insights were highly impressive. He is dedicated to being an SME in the Sustainability and Environment space, he gives a truly unique candidate and client experience. I would not hesitate if you are looking to utilise David’s expertise to hire into your business."
 

- Talent Acquisition Partner – The Yum Yum Group

“From the first moment Lucy and I were in contact, I felt a strong sense of positive energy, dedication and understanding.”

"The support provided by Lucy including follow-up calls, emails and updates were timely and I thoroughly appreciated her natural ability to ease the process. I would highly recommend Lucy’s expertise in recruitment and am thankful for her involvement in my next career move."

- Corporate Services Manager – Renewable Energy Developer

“Luke really did stand out to me throughout the process of helping me secure a role.”

"I would recommend anyone to Luke who is interested in a career in the renewable sector, as his knowledge regarding the sector and his clients, and the roles they are after, is fantastic, in addition to his personable skills which really did make the interview process enjoyable and gave me a sense of confidence knowing I was working with a recruiter who did have my best interests in place."

- Property and Development Surveyor – Property & Land Developer

“The collective standout ability at Climate17, led by David, has consistently been their ability to listen and learn about our business needs and its culture.”

"Finding the right talent and 'fit' is much more than just a candidate's CV, and Climate17 have always recognised this. We have grown in the last 24 months, and Climate17 have been pivotal to the exceptional team we have built and the success we have so far had."
 

- Development Director – Renewable Energy Developer

“They were our top recruiter in terms of both quality and volume.”

"The team at Climate17 were always so receptive to our challenges and accommodated our recruitment process, timeframes and requests. They were incredibly supportive when we were working on improving the diversity and inclusivity in our hiring – from anonymising CVs, providing gender-neutral bios, to reaching out to new networks."

- Head of People and Talent – Energy Flexibility Software Provider

“I had the pleasure of Tom representing me recently.”

"As well as being passionate and knowledgeable about the renewables industry, I found Tom to be extremely professional and responsive, providing valuable support and keeping me informed throughout the entire process – nothing was too much trouble! I would highly recommend his skills."

- Development Director – Renewable Energy & Infrastructure Developer

“We have worked with Climate17 over the past three years and they have delivered top talent for often hard-to-fill positions.”

Climate 17 have demonstrated good industry knowledge, provide market feedback and communicate where they are with a position. They have also helped us to develop our employer value proposition and to positioning our business as an employer of choice.

- Co-founder & CEO - Renewable Energy Developer

“Climate17 est un cabinet de recrutement très professionnel et soucieux du détail”

"Climate17 est un cabinet de recrutement très professionnel et soucieux du détail. Ils sont experts sur leur secteurs et passionnés par le marché des énergies renouvelables. Ils sont très attachés à la qualité et s'efforce toujours de trouver les meilleurs talents pour notre entreprise."

- Directeur des Ressources Humaines, Producteur d’Energie Renouvelable

“L’équipe de Climate17 a été très professionnelle”

"L’équipe de Climate17  a été très professionnelle, et a su comprendre mes attentes dans le cadre de mon changement de poste. Je les remercie encore d'avoir pu bénéficier de cette opportunité."

- Asset Manager Eolien

Our news and views

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We are excited to attend the Economist Impact 9th Sustainability Week next month!

Reuters Events Launch Hydrogen 2024

It's all happening for hydrogen, with 1,000 projects worth more than $320 billion being announced as a new industrial revolution is forming. Yet, less than 10% of these projects have reached financial close. 

 

Join us at The Economist Impact 9th Annual Sustainability Week!

See you soon at Economist Impact 9th Sustainability Week!

The Economist Impact 9th annual Sustainability Week is Coming Up!

We are excited to attend the Economist Impact 9th Sustainability Week next month!

Reuters Events Launch Hydrogen 2024

It's all happening for hydrogen, with 1,000 projects worth more than $320 billion being announced as a new industrial revolution is forming. Yet, less than 10% of these projects have reached financial close. 

 

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