Our Story

The Energize Group is an award-winning, customer-centric provider of Digital and Technology talent solutions.

Energize Group is a global staffing business operating across Europe and North America. With four specialist brands providing an array of innovative services, we support our partners in their challenge to build teams and scale organisations with world-class Digital and Technology talent.

Our Purpose is to deliver exceptional customer experiences with a passionate commitment to the development, growth, and wellbeing of all our people. Thanks to thousands of Client and Candidate reviews, we reached a new record Net Promoter Score® of 72 in 2021. We're considered among the leading employers in our industry and one of the UK's Best Companies to Work For 2022 thanks to our highest Employee Engagement Score averaging 97%. We're on an electrifying journey to deliver digital transformation with game-changing tech talent!

Our greatest strength is our people.

  • Craig Molloy
    Group CEO

    Founder and Group CEO, Craig is responsible for the execution of the company's Vision, ensuring the Group's brands scale globally.

    Craig’s absolute focus and passion is maximising employee engagement and overseeing the development and wellbeing of all Energizers. This in turn enables the delivery of exceptional customer experiences, measured independently through Net Promoter Score®.

  • Melanie Ross
    Head of People and Culture

    Melanie is responsible for our 'People Plan' within the Energize Group, encompassing Mental Health and Wellbeing; Employee Engagement and Benefits; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy; and Corporate Social Responsibility.

    A qualified Mental Health First Aider and currently undertaking CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management, Melanie possesses a wealth of experience in the staffing and recruitment industry. 

  • David Rowland
    Finance Director

    David is responsible for full financial reporting and fiscal procedures at Energize Group.

    A member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and former alumni of University of Central Lancashire, David has more than ten years of specialist financial management experience within the staffing and recruitment industry.


  • Amani Sharif
    Performance Analyst & Coach

    Amani is responsible for the career development of all employees across Energize Group.

    A first-class graduate from The University of Manchester, Amani joined Energize Group in 2019 and now drives best practice throughout the organisation. Her core duties include developing and delivering in-house training, performance coaching, and identifying areas of improvement through statistical analysis and reporting.

  • Edward Dooks
    Managing Director - Germany

    As Managing Director and company shareholder, Edward leads our permanent SAP, Technology, and Cloud talent solutions across Germany. 

    After studying International Business at universities in the Netherlands and UK, Edward began his recruitment career in 2008, and since joining Energize Group in 2013 as a Consultant, he has earned multiple promotions and led multiple specialist staffing teams to successful partnerships with some of Germany's largest and most respected companies.

  • Ben Jackson
    Divisional Director - Contracts

    Ben leads the procurement of SAP, Tech, and Cloud contract professionals throughout Europe.

    A graduate of Lancaster University, Ben joined Energize Group in 2008 and has since led the expansion of our freelance and interim solutions in Germany and the Benelux region. His team staffing consultants support a wide network of IT experts throughout western Europe, enabling Energize to better serve our clients' talent requirements.

  • Jaime Simon
    Divisional Director, Energize SAP

    Jaime leads Energize SAP permanent talent solutions throughout Germany, possessing a wealth of experience in the staffing and recruitment industry. He holds a MBA and published dissertation from The Manchester Metropolitan University and MA from Complutense University of Madrid.

  • Jay Evans
    Vice President

    Jay heads up talent solutions for our customers across North America, based from our offices in Irvine, California.

    Jay began his recruitment career upon joining Energize Group as a Resourcer in 2015, and through his outstanding dedication and performance was appointed Head of Energize Digital in 2020. His record of successfully growing staffing teams and expanding our service offering made him the ideal figurehead to build on the success of our flagship 'Talent-as-a-Service' model in the United States of America.

  • Jenny McDonnell
    Talent Acquisition Lead

    Jenny leads our internal hiring function for all locations within Energize Group, bringing talented Consultants into the business.

    A graduate of The Manchester Metropolitan University with now five years in the staffing and recruitment industry, Jenny joined Energize Group in 2019 and has subsequently helped hire numerous new employees into our four talent brands throughout our core territories of the UK, Europe, and North America.

  • Kieran Gilbert
    Director of Operations

    A company shareholder and a member of the business since 2007, Kieran is charged with the growth of all our people and maximising business efficiency. He assumes board-level responsibility for multiple departments including Internal Talent, People, Learning & Development, Marketing and Business Support.

    Passionate about well-being and continuous improvement, Kieran continually strives to make a difference to our people. 

  • Victoria Burns
    Vice President

    Vice President of Energize Group in Dallas, Texas; Victoria leads a team of Cloud specialist recruitment consultants serving Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure talent and businesses across the United States of America. 

Our Values, our DNA: The Energize Way

  • Think Big!

    Have you got the ambition? The most successful people dare to dream. Set yourself objectives that scare you a little, but excite you a lot.

  • Have Fun!

    We rise to every challenge through mastery of our work in a supportive environment. If you enjoy the process, you will love the journey!

  • Hard Work, Works.

    Success is the product of hard work; you can't have one without the other. Working really hard is what successful people do.

  • Do The Right Thing.

    Integrity. Honesty. Professionalism. Respect is the experience we want to share with every colleague, all for all our clients and candidates.

  • Celebrate Success Together.

    Together we are greater as a team, than as individuals. If you want to go fast, go alone.
    If you want to go far, go together.

Read our verified Reviews and see how our Clients and Candidates enjoy a world-class customer experience.

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Giving Back to Our Community


We're actively supporting our environment and local communities through the efforts of our employee-led
Charity and Social Responsibility Committee.


Manchester Marathon Runners
Hiking in Snowdonia

Community Day


Energizers raised over £12,000 for Manchester Mind in 2022, £10,000 for SmartWorks in 2021, and more than £5,000 for the Brain Tumour Charity!


Charity Auction


Every year, generous donations from local businesses help us raise vital funds at auction for charities including Ronald McDonald House, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, and the Children’s Burns Foundation


An Award-Winning Team

Our exceptional people have made Energize one of the Best Companies to Work For!

Learning & Development

Best Learning & Development 2022

Feefo Trusted Service

Trusted Service Award 2023

Best Companies to Work For

Recruitment's Best Companies to Work For 2021

Best Companies to Work For

The UK's Best Companies to Work For 2021

Best Companies to Work For

North West Best Companies to Work For 2021