James Barker

James Barker

Recruitment Partner

James joined Astute in January 2021 as a Recruitment Consultant working in the Power division within the Engineering, Procurement and Construction sector. 

Before Astute, James studied business, finance, sport, and accountancy. During his working life, James has worked as a Trainee Accountant and Business Development Consultant which has allowed him to acquire knowledge in the art of sales and negotiation. He has also worked as a Public Relations Manager in Spain and in maintenance and construction whilst living in Australia and New Zealand. These skills enabled James to have good knowledge of the construction industry, enabling him to bring all his strengths together for his role at Astute. 

In addition to being a hard worker, James enjoys learning new things as well as reaching to accomplish his dreams : one of them being visiting 100 countries in the world!


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