Our sectors.

Keeping pace in an ever-changing environment

The arrival of new technologies and demand to meet Net Zero Carbon targets means the energy sector is forever changing – and forever changing the world. But, the sector in the UK and Europe is facing a shortage of more than 7,000 qualified employees to keep pace with such rapid innovation.

Where does MLC come in?

We are building the most credible and technically-aware Engineering Geosciences, Marine Civil and Naval Architectural search firm in the market.

We believe there has long been a need for a dedicated Offshore Engineering recruitment resource that delivers – and MLC’s Energy and Infrastructure division does exactly that. We provide a platform for mid to senior-level professionals looking for their next challenge and for employers wanting next-level talent to grow their organisations.


We recruit across the Energy and Infrastructure sector worldwide in exec search, project hires, retained mandates and proposals, and contractor and freelance formats.

Engineering Geosciences

  • Geotechnical
  • Geospatial
  • Geophysical
  • Geo-environmental
  • Geo-structural
  • GIS Specialists
  • Multi-disciplinary Engineering Design

Marine Civil & Naval Architectural

  • Naval Architecture
  • Site Technicians
  • Asset Managers
  • Export Cable Package Managers
  • DP Surveyors
  • Marine Managers
  • Master Mariners
  • Marine Civil/Structural Engineers

The Change Collective

We are trailblazers for change. We design and deliver expert teams to drive transformation and change programmes in your organisation. Our flexible project solutions package gives you access to teams of two to twenty pre-vetted associates to support strategic change initiatives or bring niche skills to transformation, HR digital and procurement. You tell us your brief, budget, timeframes. We deliver your change collective.

Why partner with us?

We listen

You want a recruitment partner who listens – we hear you.

We take the time to understand the challenges you face, your ambitions for growth, your organisational culture. With a full picture of your hiring needs, we don’t just rely on existing candidate pools but build new networks of hand-picked talent.

We challenge

You want honest, expert advice – we’ll give it to you straight.

When partnering with us, we will challenge you to think differently, diversify, discover new approaches to hiring. We’ll open up cross-industry opportunities, new connections and unique partnerships that you may never have explored before.

We are your storytellers

You want talent buy-in – we bring a career at your organisation to life.

To attract today’s best talent, a stock job ad or person spec isn’t going to cut it. Candidates need true, in-depth insight into your business – they want to know what makes your business tick, what you stand for, where you’re headed, and how they fit in. So, let’s tell them your story.

We are committed

You want a recruitment partner who cares – we’re in this for the long haul.

We build long-term relationships to nurture future talent and strengthen organisations. As a result, we choose lasting connections over short-term wins, every time. We don’t just offer a quick fix, we don’t just fill jobs. We find talent with impact and longevity.

We recruit diverse talent

We help organisations to attract and retain diverse hires. Our inclusive recruitment approach means you don’t just get greater access to talent, fairer representation at interview stage, more informed hiring decisions – you get the best person for the job.

Meet your experts

James Logan
Associate Director
Energy and Renewables
Harrish Maheethan
Senior Consultant
Energy and Renewables
Sonal Modi
Associate Director

You nominate, we donate

For every job we fill, we donate £10 to both the candidate and the client’s charity of choice.

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