Astute Technical Recruitment welcomes Amarjit Chahal as new CEO

December 16, 2021

Specialist recruitment company Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd announces the appointment of Amarjit Chahal as Chief Executive Officer.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Amarjit Chahal as Chief Executive Officer of Astute Technical Recruitment.

Amarjit will step into the new role of CEO with immediate effect and after 15 years, Founder & Managing Director, Terry Buckel, will take on a new role as Chairman of the company.

Amarjit joined the Astute team in June 2018 as Finance Director following on from his position as Commercial Director at one of the largest recruiters in the world, Randstad. Amarjit brings a wealth of experience from holding senior financial positions in blue-chip businesses spanning several industries, both in the UK and internationally. With a strong commercial background and a wealth of FD experience gained working across a diverse range of industries, he has all the expertise to take the company to the next level. Amarjit is a CIMA qualified Accountant with an MBA from Southampton University.

Amarjit said: “I’m honoured and humbled to be appointed as the new CEO of Astute and I would like to thank Terry for providing me with this great opportunity. It’s an exciting time to be taking on this role and continuing the rapid growth the business is already enjoying. I’m looking forward to helping shape the future of the business and further accelerate its growth with the support of an amazing team...”

Terry said: “I’m delighted to hand the baton over to Amarjit for the day-to-day running of the business to help drive us forward and achieve our ambitious growth plans. After three and a half years with us, I have seen enough to be confident in his abilities, not only his commercial business aptitude, but his people skills too.  This move will allow me to focus on developing our client relationships to an even higher level, something that I greatly enjoy.”


About Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd

Astute is the UK’s expert technical recruiter supplying professionals within the Power, Nuclear, Renewables, Waste and Water sectors.  We’re proud to have built an industry-leading business focusing on the provision of high-calibre contract and permanent staff worldwide and across the full project lifecycle of technical assets.

For more information please contact:

Sarah Ellis on +44 (0)2392 288 204 or email