Richard Wheeler Associates

Richard Wheeler Associates helps fast growing startup, cleantech and IT companies hire highly skilled, specialist people who can make a real, quantifiable difference.  Our business model ensures that such clients - principally operating in Mobile Software, Smart Energy, Cyber Security - are genuinely pioneering, top drawer; most are multi award winning, many ‘best-of-class’.

Why Use RWA?

At RWA we know that you don’t have the time to spend searching for your next hire…you’re too busy creating/driving the next big thing.

You may have already tried to recruit that world class Software Engineer, Developer, Technical Lead, QA or senior management professional for your growing engineering team with no success… with a deadline looming or vital work held up.

How We Work

RWA is a Search & Selection consultancy – not a recruitment agency – offering to do all of the essential, pro-active nitty-gritty work to provide you with a shortlist of talented candidates.  We are confident you will want to talk to all of them. Yes, all of them!

What else?  RWA will work as your Talent Acquisition Partner, turning to a powerful 27+ year contact database and selling the benefits of working for your company to active and well targeted passive candidates. 

This is essential in the 2015 market, where demand for Permanent and Contract employees is rocketing and the talent pool is disappearing.

You can also rest assured that your business interests will be represented authoritatively, ethically and professionally at all times.

Our recruitment services cover the whole of the UK.

Testimonials

Richard and his team provide a technology Search and Selection service which is second to none. Professional, technically competent and efficient, yet friendly and personal.

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Andy Wilde, former VP R&D, Superscape

Wirefast has retained Richard Wheeler Associates for a number of years with great success. In what is unquestionably a phenomenally demanding and niche technology environment, RWA have consistently proven they can deliver at this level.

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Barbara Davies, former Technical Director, Wirefast

Richard Wheeler Associates have consistently provided candidates of the very highest quality. Some of our most valuable employees have been provided by RWA.

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Neil Trevett, former VP Marketing, 3D Labs

We have found RWA to be an excellent antidote to 'spam recruitment-consultants'! They only ever supply CVs of the very highest quality and of direct relevance to our open roles.

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Steve Draper, Chief Architect, iOra

Peramon is about creating a unique company made up of unique individuals working together in an open culture and only RWA really seemed to understand and care about what we were trying to achieve and find the people we needed.

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Martin Barrett, former R&D Technical Manager, Peramon Technology

Richard Wheeler Associates is a Consultancy that listens. A truly dependable service with the ‘human touch’ – refreshingly professional.

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Rob Macdonald, former Director, ISA

From our inception in 1986, Insignia Solutions utilised a number of services provided by Richard Wheeler Associates, resulting in the successful recruitment of many of our most valued personnel.

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George Buchan, former VP Engineering, Insignia Solutions

Richard Wheeler Associates provide a Search and Selection service which is second to none.

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David Burton, Projects Manager, Sun Microsystems

Richard Wheeler Associates have consistently found us very high calibre people in what is by any standards a highly specialist software area.

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Laurence Shafe, Non-Executive Director, Intelligent Environments Europe

Your focus on high technology search is clearly showing benefits and all the appointments have met or exceeded our expectations.

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Ray Anderson, Founder & CEO Bango (former Senior VP, SCO)

Richard Wheeler Associates provide us with a steady stream of high quality candidates – which means we can fill our vacancies in a timely fashion, and we don’t have to deal with any other agency!

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Pete Roberts, Director, Device Engineering, PassivSystems

You guys are doing a great job. You are definitely better than any consultancy I have ever personally worked with!

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Brett StClair, former Development Director, Empower Interactive

Richard Wheeler Associates are by far the most professional and focused Selection consultancy I have ever dealt with. I trust RWA to find the best talent in the market place for my unique needs.

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Simon Reed, former Engineering Director, McAfee

The people we have recruited through Richard Wheeler Associates have, without exception, been some of our most successful employees.

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Ruth Knap, Director of Development for Unified Messenger, Avaya
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Why Clients Choose Us?

  • Supremely well connected
  • Commitment to best practice
  • Matchless track record
  • Next-generation technology focus
  • 27+ years partnering industry leaders
  • Pioneers in CleanTech