Richard Wheeler Associates

Richard Wheeler Associates is a Search & Selection consultancy that partners with fast growing IT & digital companies - data analytics, AI, cyber security, mobile, cleantech & tech startups - to hire highly skilled, specialist people who will make a real, quantifiable difference. We partner with these phenomenal companies usually on a very close 1-to-1 basis.

Holistic IT Recruitment

Are your present recruitment strategies delivering the results your business needs? Or fast enough? RWA’s Holistic IT recruitment service is an intelligent and rounded approach to permanent IT recruitment, designed to complement what you already do. Giving you additional coverage comprising different approaches - ensuring all avenues are explored in your quest for top notch talent. Find out more here.

Exclusively Award Winning Clients

Our business model means that ALL our clients are pioneering and multi award winning; many ‘best-of-class’, operating within these sectors:

  • App & Software Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Digital Media & Entertainment
  • The Internet of Things (IoT)

Building Software Teams

Here’s a taster of how our clients define superior quality - each will give you real confidence in what sets us apart.

Why Partner With RWA?

2019 is the time to partner with an authoritative consultancy. RWA is an IT Search & Selection consultancy 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!


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

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

Ruth Knap, Director of Development for Unified Messenger, Avaya

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

George Buchan, former VP Engineering, Insignia Solutions
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Why Clients Choose Us?

  • Supremely well connected
  • Commitment to best practice
  • Matchless track record
  • Next-generation technology focus
  • 30+ years partnering industry leaders
  • Pioneers in Data Analytics, AI