James Barker

Recruitment Consultant

James works within our power division providing staffing solutions to the UK and international power sector. Previous to Astute, James sold software solutions to businesses enabling him to support his clients using his exceptional customer service skills. James has professional qualifications in Accountancy and Business Administration and describes himself as outgoing and energetic, all attributes that blend nicely with working in the world of recruitment.

Outside of Astute, James enjoys playing football and golf whilst also planning his next travelling adventure following from his trips to Australia, New Zealand and Thailand. James has dreams of becoming a professional footballer one day although also wanted to be a professional wrestler when he was younger. Although recruitment is a far cry from football and wrestling, James is still excited to be working within such an interesting sector while still practicing his cobra clutch and spinebuster moves.