Welcome To Samuel Knight International

Samuel Knight International are a global recruitment and project man-power specialist, providing skills and project solutions to the Energy and Rail sectors on a permanent, contract and project basis. Our impressive growth since our inception in 2014 is testimony to the unrivalled services, people and project solutions we have provided to our clients across our specialist vertical sectors.

With offices in Newcastle, London and Bristol, and plans to expand internationally this year, we are well placed to meet the needs of our clients.


About Us

As technology rapidly advances, with our innovative approach, Samuel Knight International utilise the latest technology and online resources to uncover the most sought after talent. This enables us to stay at the forefront of the recruitment industry and deliver the very best candidates with speed and the utmost attention to detail. We have a deep and expansive talent pool available to us, with the ability to mobilise the right candidates quickly and efficiently at the request of our clients.

Values and Ethical Principles

To work in partnership with our Energy and Rail clients and candidates to deliver recruitment and project expertise that enhances business performance and helps our clients win the war for the most sought after talent across the globe.
We surpass expectations. We work hard to ensure that the service we provide to our clients and candidates is the best it can possibly be. By constantly looking for ways to evolve and improve the services we provide, we look to stay ahead of the curve.
We tell the truth, we show respect and we always look to do the right thing. Placing these three values at the core of everything we do ensures that we build strong, long-term relationships with our clients and candidates based on trust.
We are open, straightforward and clear. This helps us to act with sincerity and make sure that any decisions we make are justified.
We are informed, equipped and confident. Our specialists have expert knowledge of the rules and requirements necessary when placing candidates across the globe. This is important in the global markets we operate in where, as the rate of change accelerates, smart decisions need to be made quickly.
We are dependable and focused. We go the extra mile to deliver positive actions for our clients and candidates.
We are conscientious and aware. We are dependable, act responsibly and keep our promises to clients and candidates. We are good corporate citizens and aware of our social responsibilities, focused on pleasing all of our stakeholders and fulfilling our environmental obligations.
We care. The safety of our people is of paramount importance and we will never compromise on this.


Todd Grondona - Chairman
Todd Grondona Chairman
Steve Rawlingson - CEO
Steve Rawlingson CEO
Carl Moffett - CFO
Carl Moffett CFO
Ben Brett – Non-Executive Director
Ben Brett Non-Executive Director
Dan Kerr – Associate Director - Power
Dan Kerr Associate Director - Power
Rob Enright – MD Rail
Rob Enright MD Rail
Director - Power and Nuclear – Matthew Haswell
Matthew Haswell Business Development Director - Power
Compliance Manager – Steph Buglass
Steph Buglass Operations Manager
Associate Director - Renewables – Aidan Dodgson
Aidan Dodgson Associate Director - Renewables
Dave Allen - White collar infrastructure & rolling stock divisions
Dave Allen Divisional Manager - RAIL
Daniel Jacobs – Divisional Manager – Safety Critical & Blue Collar Labour
Daniel Jacobs Divisional Manager – Safety Critical & Blue Collar Labour
Lisa Whitwell - Financial Controller
Lisa Whitwell Financial Controller
Divisional Manager – Oil & Gas – Danny Powell
Danny Powell Divisional Manager – Oil & Gas
Laura Lee, Marketing Manager
Laura Lee Marketing Manager