Case Study...

Supporting an investment backed onshore wind developer attract industry leading talent

CLIENT

Bute Energy Recruitment

INDUSTRY

Renewables

OUR ROLE

Bute Energy required an Executive Search firm to partner with the Founders as they started to build out their senior leadership team across the UK.

Context

Bute Energy is a distributor in the onshore wind industry and is now one of the UK’s largest onshore wind developers having secured funding from multiple institutional investors since their creation in 2019. They have built up a market-leading pipeline of Energy Park projects in Wales, which will combine the latest technology for onshore wind and solar generation to provide projects that will be delivering the biggest business investment in rural Wales in a generation. Livingston James were privileged to partner with the business from inception to present day and played a crucial part in securing and managing the talent which ended up shaping their Board and senior leadership team.

Our Impact

Livingston James’ end-to-end solution enabled Bute Energy to attract and appoint strategic and niche hires across the UK.

Talent Mapping

  • Established trusted relationships which created an environment for open, positive communication and challenge
  • Provided robust assessment to ensure for fit against company values
  • Preparation for the future through market mapping and deep talent pools
  • Navigated the business through the attraction of industry heavyweights

Hires

  • CFO
  • Director – Head of Projects
  • Project Director
  • Development Director
  • Grid Director
  • Construction & Delivery Director
  • Grid Connection & Engineering Director
  • Community Director
  • Senior External Affairs Director
  • Solar Development Director
  • HR Director
  • Associate Director – Corporate Development
  • Specialist teams under the leadership team

Candidate Experience

  • Enriched Brand through EVP strategy
  • Excellent candidate engagement from the moment of initial approach
  • Continued engagement and aftercare to support with development

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We have been working with the principals at Livingston James for a number of years. This testifies to our trust in them as a partner. They are diligent and mindful of our working culture, which allows them to be more of a partner in our executive search. Their service, values, and focus on people differentiates their offering. Their commitment to personalised service and honesty make them a trusted partner for any business seeking a recruitment agency.

Lawson Steele, Co-Founder and Managing Director

Lawson Steele

Get in touch

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Livingston James Group is an

employee owned business

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Together we achieve more.

Livingston James Group comprises two bespoke sub brands: Livingston James – our executive search and leadership advisory practice, and Rutherford Cross – our specialist finance recruitment practice. This wider group structure complements our robust search and assessment process, allowing clients to access our deep-rooted network and expertise.

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