Meet our team

Over 50 specialists, 8 nationalities,
9 languages. All dedicated to renewables.

UK & Europe

Offshore Renewables - Permanent

Director, Wind Energy

Director, BD

Managing Consultant

Senior Consultant

Consultant

Research Consultant

Managing Consultant

Stephen Morrison

Consultant

Eliot Macauley

Consultant

Solar & Storage

Global Onshore Renewables

Director - Solar & Storage

Managing Consultant

Delivery Consultant

Senior Consultant

Managing Consultant

Delivery Consultant

Delivery Consultant

Delivery Consultant

Asia Pacific

APAC

Head of APAC

Senior Consultant, BD

Senior Consultant

Managing Consultant

Delivery Consultant

Consultant

Consultant

Onshore Renewables

Iberia & LATAM

Head of Iberia & LATAM

Managing Consultant

Consultant - Key Accounts

Research Consultant

Senior Consultant

Research Consultant

Research Consultant

Global

Offshore Renewables - Contract

Head of Offshore Wind - Contract

Lead Delivery Consultant

Lead Delivery Consultant

Lead Delivery Consultant

Lead Delivery Consultant

Lead Delivery Consultant

Delivery Consultant

Delivery Consultant

Global

Offshore Crewing Team

Account Manager

Crewing Manager

Crew Delivery Consultant

Contract Coordinator

Contract Coordinator

Crewing Consultant

Global

Operations

Data & Compliance Manager

Operations Manager

Contract Coordinator

Contract Operations Manager

Contract Coordinator

Contract Coordinator

Talent Management Consultant

Dan Grima

Training & Development Consultant

Pamela Reid

Contracts Coordinator

Christy McInally

Compliance Coordinator

Global

Finance

Finance Manager

Management Accountant

Senior Finance Administrator

Finance Assistant

Credit Controller

Nicola Waugh

Management Accountant

Global

Marketing and Digital

Marketing Director

CTO, Mobilise

Marketing & Design Assistant

SEO/Marketing

Marketing Intern

Global

Mobilise

CTO, Mobilise

Programme Manager, Mobilise

SEO/Marketing, Mobilise

Full Stack Developer, Mobilise

Global

The Board

Chairman

Company Secretary

Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director

Strategic Advisor

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Clint Harrison

Director
Wind Energy – Permanent

Clint leads our dedicated Wind Energy team specialising in both the onshore and offshore wind markets. The team delivers permanent and executive search for key talent within the investment fund, IPP, utility, EPC and OEM sectors. Clint works across the full project/asset lifecycle, partnering with clients on a retained basis to successfully recruit and build out their development, construction and operational teams across the UK, European and North American markets.

Jeff Anderson

Director, Business Development
Wind Energy – Permanent

The first employee of Taylor Hopkinson in 2009, Jeff has played an integral role in the growth of the business and has built a wide-ranging network within the offshore and onshore wind industry across Europe and North America. He is responsible for origination, engagement and management of client relationships throughout the EMEA region and North America.

Jamie-Leigh Carlin

Delivery Consultant
Wind Energy – Permanent

Jamie-Leigh focuses on supporting key placements in the onshore and offshore wind industries and the development of relationships with our extensive pool of candidates and clients.

Matt McGarvey

Managing Consultant
Wind Energy – Permanent

Matt is a Managing Consultant in Taylor Hopkinson’s Wind Energy Permanent team. He is responsible for managing recruitment mandates for both onshore wind and offshore wind. Matt specialises in leading search processes for senior technical & engineering positions, working with an international client base of project developers, investment funds & specialist consultancies. Matt has a track record of supporting businesses to set-up project execution, development and operational teams across the full asset lifecycle. Matt holds a BSc (Hons) in Politics from the University of Strathclyde.

Gavin Mack

Senior Consultant
Wind Energy – Permanent

Gavin joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2019 and is leading the delivery of search mandates for the onshore wind market with a particular focus on the UK, Europe and the US. He partners with a range of developers, utilities, investment funds and consultancies to secure onshore wind talent across all stages of the asset lifecycle from early development through construction to operations.

Elena Sanchez

Delivery Consultant
Wind Energy – Permanent

Elena focuses on supporting key placements in the onshore and offshore wind sectors, specialising in the development of relationships with our extensive pool of candidates and clients, particularly in Europe and the US. Originally from the US, Elena is based in our Glasgow office and is also proficient in Spanish.

Andrew Thomson

Research Consultant
Wind Energy – Permanent

Andrew supports retained search assignments through proactive market mapping and engagement and leads our Business Intelligence service. He works across the full lifecycle of the offshore wind market and delivers high calibre candidates through proactive headhunting. He also works across the professional and technical spheres which support the offshore wind, onshore wind and utility industries.  

Nicky MacLeod

Principal Consultant
Wind Energy – Permanent

Nicky leads on our financial and commercial recruitment strategy which includes permanent search across the project lifecycle and in the investment and M&A markets. With a personal background in accountancy, Nicky has valuable insight into the personal competencies required to succeed in senior finance in particular.  With 16 years’ experience in senior search, Nicky has supported a diverse range of clients from large developers to boutique advisors across Europe, Asia and the USA.

Jordan Campbell

Delivery Consultant
Wind Energy – Permanent

Jordan joined Taylor Hopkinson in February 2020 and leads on the floating offshore wind market. He delivers search and recruitment mandates for the onshore and offshore wind market across Europe and the US.

Stephen Morrison

Delivery Consultant

Stephen supports the search process for permanent roles within the wind energy team. Born and bred in Aberdeen, Stephen graduated from Strathclyde Business School and carved a successful management career in food and beverage. Having worked at some of the world’s most renowned establishments, he is no stranger to delivering exceptional service. His passion for sourcing exceptional talent led him into recruitment and to date, he has successfully headed recruitment projects across various sectors including warehousing, logistics, events and hospitality.

 

Eliot Macauley

Delivery Consultant

Eliot joined Taylor Hopkinson in July 2021 having previously worked in the Middle East infrastructure market. His role within the Taylor Hopkinson team is acting as a delivery consultant providing recruitment mandates across the offshore and onshore wind markets. 

Jamie Taylor

Director
Solar & Storage

Since joining in 2013, Jamie has developed and globalised Taylor Hopkinson’s Solar & Energy Storage business. As Director, he manages a multi-lingual team to deliver a best-in-class service to many of the leading names in the sector. He and his team have an enviable track record within the solar and energy storage sectors and have built teams in >40 countries across EMEA, the America’s and APAC regions. He works collaboratively with our offices in Boston, Iberia, Mexico and Singapore to ensure a truly global presence within the sector.

Dove White

Managing Consultant
Solar & Storage, APAC

Dove brings ten years of recruiting experience within the Asia-Pacific and European regions as well as a Masters’ Degree in HR Management, skilled in the implementation of HR and recruitment strategies. A truly bilingual professional who has lived and worked in both China and the UK, Dove can quickly identify and bridge any cultural gaps as they arise. Leading a growing team of bilingual recruiters with a focus on assisting Chinese companies to recruit internationally, Dove is responsible for managing key global client accounts as well as exploring new clients across manufacturers, developers and investors.

Jony Shepherd

Delivery Consultant
Solar & Storage

Jony delivers executive search and contingent recruitment mandates within the global solar and energy storage sectors. As a Delivery Consultant, he focuses on thoroughly researching markets for the industry’s top talent, using his language skills and cultural awareness to engage in a meaningful way. Jony is fluent in English, French, Spanish and adept in Mandarin, allowing him to deliver candidates across international markets through consultation in their native language. 

Simon Cairns

Senior Consultant
Solar & Storage

Simon leads our energy storage offering as well as the closely linked solar PV inverter business, liaising with key stakeholders across manufacturers, investors, developers, utilities, EPC’s and consulting companies. He brings seven years of experience in providing innovative solutions to recruit senior and other hard to fill positions to a wide range of clients globally. 

Lewis Wright

Senior Consultant
Solar & Storage

Lewis plays a leading role in developing and servicing new and existing clients across the USA and Europe, with a key focus in supporting developers, EPCs, IPPs, utilities, owners and asset management firms, building high-performing teams at all levels. He has amassed a reputation and track record in partnering with some of the top developers and asset owners globally. Lewis collaborates with TH’s offices in Boston and Valencia, utilising our enviable networks in both domestic and international markets.

Samantha Chen

Delivery Consultant
Solar & Storage, APAC

Samantha works with Taylor Hopkinson’s Chinese clients to assist in their overseas hiring plans. Being bilingual in English and Mandarin, she is responsible for delivering contingent and retained assignments for clients and headhunting talent across global markets. She covers the full lifecycle of solar PV projects and has a strong understanding of the cultural differences between Chinese companies and their overseas employees. 

Claudia Cataldo

Delivery Consultant
Solar & Storage

Carl Blundon

Head of APAC
APAC

Based in Taipei, Carl has almost twenty years’ experience in the region and works with clients across APAC to customise solutions which include contingent search, retained search and contract projects. He serves as Chair of the British Chamber of Commerce, having served on the Board in Taipei since 2017. He is fluent in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese, having attended the National Taiwan University. With his deep understanding of the region and solid industry experience, Carl ensures our clients receive the highest quality of service.

David Craig

Senior Consultant, Business Development
APAC

David has a BSc in Marine Biology and has experience delivering searches in Europe, USA, LATAM and Asia-Pacific. Having joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2015, he successfully launched the company’s American operations delivering assignments across the project lifecycle for Solar and Wind clients. In 2018, he moved to Singapore to set up the first Asian office and has continued to drive Taylor Hopkinson’s success in APAC offshore wind.

Thomas Chiu

Senior Consultant
APAC

Based in our Taipei office, Thomas has 8 years’ experience in the Taiwan consulting industry, including four years’ experience in executive search. During this time, Thomas has handled retained and contingent projects for MNC clients, placing senior candidates across a range of industries. Leveraging his extensive local experience, Thomas has driven the development of our local talent pool while delivering exceptional service to our clients across the APAC region.

Emily Hu

Consultant
APAC

Based in Taipei office, Emily has three years’ recruitment experience within the Taiwanese and Japanese markets. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, English, and Japanese, and will primarily focus on growing the Japanese talent pipeline but will also handle delivery on many of our existing roles in Japan.

Crystal Yang

Consultant
APAC

Based in our Taipei office, Crystal brings with her four years of recruitment experience. She is fluent both in Mandarin Chinese and English and focuses on the Taiwanese market; supporting our clients as they build project teams while also driving the development of our local talent pool in the APAC region. Crystal delivers both contingent and retained assignments.

Lucas Hofmann

Head of Iberia & LATAM
Iberia & LATAM

Lucas leads on our engagement with Spanish speaking markets and manages the Iberia and LATAM team, based in Spain. Following several years working as a Business Lawyer, Lucas moved into the recruitment and executive search markets, successfully completing multiple international assignments during the last 8 years, with a special focus in working for IPP’s and Investment Funds within the solar PV and onshore wind space. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and a Master’s Degree in Business Law from ESADE University. Lucas speaks fluent German, Spanish and English. 

Monica Llopis

Managing Consultant
Iberia & LATAM

Monica specialises in the onshore wind and solar PV markets, covering the entire project lifecycle recruiting for both technical and commercial roles at an executive level. Based in Spain, Monica has over 7 years’ experience in recruitment and holds a BA in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources. She is a native speaker of Spanish and Catalan and speaks fluent English and Italian.

Alberto Cervera

Consultant
Iberia & LATAM

Based in Spain, Alberto specialises in the onshore wind and solar PV markets, covering the entire project lifecycle recruiting for both technical and commercial roles. He leads our entry into new markets in LATAM, especially Colombia, Brazil and Chile. With previous experience in Central & Eastern Europe, coupled with fluency Spanish, German, English and Italian, Alberto is also well-placed to deliver mandates within the EMEA region.

Lea Kuvalja

Consultant – Key Account Delivery
Iberia & LATAM

Lea joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2018 as Associate Consultant to support the Spain Team and to continue developing projects in Spain and Latin America. She focuses on recruitment of both technical and commercial roles for these countries as well as Europe. She speaks Spanish, English and Croatian, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Valencia, Spain.

Noelia Paniagua

Research Consultant
Iberia & LATAM

Based in our Spanish Office, Noelia joined in 2019 as Associate Consultant. She focuses on delivery and supports key account management across Iberia and LATAM markets, specialising in technical and financial roles, mainly for the development phase of wind and solar projects. Noelia is a Psychology graduate from the University of Basque Country, and she holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management at the University of Valencia.

Guillermo Camarasa

Senior Consultant
Iberia & LATAM

Based in Madrid, and after working several years in some of the most well-known international headhunting firms, Guillermo joined Taylor Hopkinson to lead our service proposition in some New Markets with great potential, such as Brazil, Portugal, or Chile. In addition, he will continue to grow our market share in Spain, assisting our clients in attracting the best talent in the Iberian region. Guillermo holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from EDEM Business School and speaks fluent Spanish and English.

Emma de Cáceres

Research Consultant
Iberia & LATAM

Based in Spain, Emma supports the Taylor Hopkinson team in Valencia as a Research Consultant. With a focus on the Iberian and Latin American markets, she specialises in onshore wind and solar PV. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Human Resources Management, and also speaks native Spanish and fluent English.

Ada Paus

Research Consultant

Ada is a Research Consultant at Taylor Hopkinson. Her role involves conducting the necessary searches to find the profiles that are aligned with positions that Taylor Hopkinson is working on in Iberia, LATAM, and other European countries. Acquiring a degree in Law and International Relations, she went onto study a double degree in New York and London – experiencing new cultures and ways of working. She is currently attending a recruitment and selection course to broaden her skillset. 

Donna Ellcock

Director
Offshore Wind – Contract

Donna leads the Contract team which specialises in the provision of contract professionals to the offshore wind and subsea cable industries worldwide. As well as managing, supporting and growing the team, she focuses on strategic business development and client account management to ensure yearonyear growth.  Donna has worked in the renewables industry since 2009 and joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2013. 

Neil Brown

Head of Offshore Wind – Contract
Offshore Wind – Contract

Since 2011 Neil has specialised in renewable energy recruitment, specifically within the offshore wind sector. With over 9 years offshore wind recruitment experience, Neil has delivered retained, permanent and contract assignments for global market leaders in offshore wind across the entire lifecycle of projects for a range of engineering, construction, commercial and financial disciplines. (office based, on-site, fabrication yards and offshore). He has built out entire white collar offshore wind project teams for clients across Europe, Asia (Including Taiwan, China, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and South Korea) and the US.

Chris Quinn

Lead Delivery Consultant
Offshore Wind – Contract

Chris joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2019 as a Delivery Consultant bringing with him 4 years onshore and offshore wind experience working as a Planning & Logistics Manager, managing balance of plant (BoP) inspections teams. Chris provides resourcing, recruitment and candidate management services to offshore wind projects and clients internationally for office-based, site-based and offshore disciplines.

Richard Stainforth

Lead Delivery Consultant
Offshore Wind – Contract

Richard works closely with the leading offshore wind developers covering all stages of an offshore wind farm life cycle spanning across various locations throughout UK, Europe, USA and Asia. He joined Taylor Hopkinson in January 2020, having started his recruitment career in 2011 developing experience within Utilities, transmission & distribution and renewables.

David Jack

Delivery Consultant
Offshore Wind – Contract

David joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2020 bringing with him over 9 years recruitment experience ranging from general contract recruitment in a wide range of sectors to professional staffing delivering niche disciplines within Manufacturing and Engineering Design. David focuses on global offshore wind projects delivering white collar engineering, construction and commercial office-based roles.

Lucia Pessina

Delivery Consultant
Offshore Wind – Contract

Lucia specialises in the contract side of offshore wind, working across several countries including the UK, Europe, Asia, and the US. She recruits for key site-based roles for major offshore wind farm projects and is passionate about delivering a seamless end-to-end service to candidates and clients. She has over 3 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, focusing on engineering & transmission and distribution markets before moving into the renewable sector in 2019.

Michael Reid

Delivery Consultant
Offshore Wind – Contract

Michael specialises in candidate management, resourcing and recruitment services to renewable projects and clients globally for office-based, site-based and offshore disciplines. Michael holds a Bsc in Business Technology, and developed his career in customer management, support and business development roles with consulting firms.

Stuart Gough

Delivery Consultant
Offshore Wind – Contract

Stuart has over six years’ B2B and B2C sales experience in the UK and Australia. He works within the offshore wind contracts team and his remit covers a wide range of technical and commercial disciplines across the full project lifecycle. Stuart is responsible for candidate sourcing, engagement and management where he supports a wide range of our clients based in Europe, Asia and the US.

Cara Clark

Delivery Consultant
Offshore Wind – Contract

Cara joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2021 as a Delivery Consultant.

Bradley Gurney

Account Manager
Offshore Crewing Team

Bradley joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2017 to focus on growing large client accounts with multiple contractors. Bradley manages the subsea cable installation clients to provide specialist contractors around the world. He has been managing, supporting, and growing a Crewing Team within Taylor Hopkinson due to the demand for cable installation/trenching personnel. His experience to date has allowed him to build strong relationships with clients and contractors to help further enhance Taylor Hopkinson’s reputation in the industry. 

Becki Baxter

Crewing Manager
Offshore Crewing Team

Becki manages international client and contractor requirements from availability through to mobilisation and provides co-ordination and support throughout the full project duration. She has over 13 years’ experience in the oil & gas sector, based offshore and dealing with various aspects of personnel logistics, crew management and helicopter operations. Becki also holds the Prince2 Project Management certification which provides valuable insight to assist with her in-depth understanding of project requirements from start to finish.

Lynette Ekins

Crew Delivery Consultant
Offshore Crewing Team

Lynette focuses on really engaging with, and understanding our contractors – their experience, knowledge and career goals, to help us find the right fit for them. She manages the process from start to finish, following up post-contract to gain feedback, building strong and trusted relationships. She also plays a vital role in ensuring we have accurate and up-to-date information on the availability and suitability of our contractors as well as staying on top of changing circumstances.

Rebecca Duncan

Contract Coordinator
Operations

Rebecca manages full contractor coordination including international mobilisation planning, contract and compliance management and visa processing. Her professional experience comprises of over 10 years of managing recruitment and crew operations within the shipping and marine industry. Prior to Taylor Hopkinson she worked for a large marine crewing and training provider and was responsible for large-scale seasonal recruitment drives, some overseas, as well as the crew management for a number of blue-chip ferry operators. 

Gillian Temple

Contract Coordinator
Operations

Gillian joined the Taylor Hopkinson operations team in 2021 and will provide full co-ordination to our contractor base including issuing contracts, managing compliance, mobilisation, and management of rotas. Gillian has 15 years’ experience in managing crew operations in maritime industry. Prior to Taylor Hopkinson she has worked for several large maritime crew and ship managers and was responsible for recruitment, training, conferences in UK and overseas, payroll and crew insurance claims for all sea-based staff.

Ben Graham

Crewing Consultant

Ben’s focus is to ensure all our crewing client’s recruitment needs are met. He is in constant contact with our contractors to find out their availability, deal with any issues that may arise and to keep up to date with their certificates. On the client side, he focuses on building strong reliable relationships. He has over 7 years’ recruitment experience within offshore wind installation projects around Europe and Asia, especially within subsea cables.

Tom Hopkinson

CEO
Strategy & Leadership

Tom is the Founder and CEO of Taylor Hopkinson and he focuses on growing the TH business and teams across all regions. Supported by our team of researchers and consultants in international locations he also advises our clients on building world class management teams at C-Suite and Director levels. His personal experience is heavily focused on the onshore and offshore wind sectors internationally. 

“Tom and his team have performed an outstanding job for us, making a relevant contribution to the success of our firm.”

-Adrian Katzew Corenstein, CEO at Zuma Energia

Fiona McRae

COO
Operations

Fiona is our COO, and manages our international commercial and compliance functions, covering research, administration, audit and compliance support for individual and business-wide projects. A certified Associate Member of CIPD, Fiona advises on employment law, contracts and training. She is also a qualified Thomas International (TI) Practitioner and can administer all TI profiling tools for clients. Fiona is currently completing a post-graduate Master’s in strategic project management with Barcelona Business School.

Angela Hopkinson

Data & Compliance Manager
Operations

Angela joined the Taylor Hopkinson operations team in 2016 in a legal compliance and administration role. Her proven audit skills and legal compliance knowledge contribute to the ongoing operational growth and improvement of the company. Angela graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with a MA Honors Degree in Business Management. Following that she gained extensive senior management experience in the retail sector during seven successful years with a multinational retailer with responsibility for a team of 50 people and a multi-million-pound turnover.

Leanne Lister

Operations Manager
Operations

Leanne is our Operations Manager, and supports with all business operations and projects, covering management of facilities, administration, induction of new staff members, internal auditing, implementing new systems & processes and diary management.  Having worked in London as a Personal Assistant previously Leanne has over 15 years’ experience in a supporting role and is a key member of our team.

Gillian Adamson

Contract Operations Manager
Operations

Gillian is responsible for managing the contractor support, compliance and operations team at Head Office. Prior to Taylor Hopkinson, Gillian spent 9 years working in project management roles within the energy sector, and therefore has extensive knowledge of construction and project coordination / HSEQ within Transmission projects, and experience of Façade. She holds an SVQ as Site Supervisor within the Construction sector, to allow her to be more involved within her ongoing projects. She regularly visits our clients and contractors on site internationally.

Margaret McAusland

Contract Coordinator
Operations

Margaret is a valued member of the Operations Team at Taylor Hopkinson’s head office in Glasgow. She benefits from 10 years’ experience in both the marine and shipping sector and shipping management environment. Her previous roles have included dealing with various class of vessel such as semi submersibles, bulk carriers, containers & oil & chemical tankers incorporating international trade. She also has extensive experience with an international marine crewing company and training provider where she was responsible for the crew management of a fleet of coastal tankers and freight ferries.

Simone Mitchell-Thompson

Talent Management Consultant
Operations

Simone supports our continued growth, ensuring that our team members have career development plans that suit their skills, personalities and future career aspirations. This includes identifying support and coaching requirements that can help them realise their full potential. She also helps identify and attract the best talent into the business to drive our continued success. She has worked in the recruitment industry for over 15 years and has designed and run recruitment campaigns, including assessment centres, competency-based interviews and campus recruitment events. She is an ICF accredited coach and a trained e-DISC consultant.

Lesley Murray

Director
Finance

Lesley is our Finance Director, having joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2017 as Head of Finance. She is a certified member of CIMA with overall responsibility for financial and taxation matters across the business. Lesley has over 20 years’ finance experience working for a number of companies across a variety of industries. She has been working in the renewables industry for the last 10 years, having previously worked with a leading international consultancy.

Raf Khan

Finance Manager
Finance

Raf is Finance Manager at Taylor Hopkinson, having joined in 2020 from Scotland’s largest independent firm of chartered accountants and he is a qualified ACCA member. Raf’s role is to effectively manage all aspects of the finance function by working closely with the rest of the Finance team. Key areas of responsibility are ensuring monthly KPI’s and reporting deadlines are consistently met across the team, assisting with streamlining and improving internal financial processes and to also provide support to the Finance Director.

Matthew Reid

Management Accountant
Finance

Matt, our Management Accountant, joined Taylor Hopkinson in 2018 and has over 10 years’ finance experience across manufacturing & renewables. He is a certified member of CIMA with responsibility for internal & external financial reporting across the Taylor Hopkinson group; and is a key contact to clients for all financial queries.

Amanda

Amanda Reilly

Finance Administration
Finance

Amanda has an extensive background in financial administration. She works to administer all of the financial payments to our contractors at Taylor Hopkinson. She is the main point of contact for all financial enquiries from contractors and clients and has established long-term trusted relationships with the majority of our contractors and clients. Amanda has Bachelor’s Degree in and is a member of the supervisory Board at Penilee Credit Union.