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Established in early 2016, NextWave Partners was founded by two entrepreneurial recruitment consultants in their late 20s, motivated by a desire to drive the Energy Transition, Sustainability & ClimateTech industries forward, with an ability to influence the market rather than to simply service it. 


In a short period of time, NextWave has established a leading recruitment brand in our key focus markets. We have done so by offering an unrivaled level of service to our candidates and clients in terms of market knowledge, integrity, and efficiency.


Our specialist recruitment consultants are seen as career coaches and market commentators. They take pride in continually gathering information and learning their core areas in detail, with the objective of giving NextWave’s candidates and clients a competitive advantage on the market and keeping them ahead of the curve.  

meet the team

Adam Wade

Adam Wade

CEO

With a Bachelor of Psychology (Behavioural Sciences) and Masters of Business, Human Resources Man...

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Alex Bacciarelli

Alex Bacciarelli

COO

Having over 10 years of direct Executive Search experience in the Energy Sector across all major ...

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Mark Gainsborough

Mark Gainsborough

Board Advisor

Mark is one of the most experienced global business leaders working in the field of Energy Transi...

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John Walker AM

John Walker AM

Board Advisor

John Walker is an Australian citizen and an international business leader with a track record of ...

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Jessica Cheam

Jessica Cheam

Board Advisor

Jessica is the Founder and Managing Director of Eco-Business, Asia Pacific's leading independent ...

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​Neil Tregarthen

​Neil Tregarthen

Board Advisor

​Neil Tregarthen attended grammar school in the U.K. from 1969 to 1976 and having failed to persu...

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Ian Hargrave

Ian Hargrave

Global Contracts Operations Director

I have deployed contractors on behalf of Energy Clients for over 18 years across Asia, the Middle...

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Terry Hodges

Terry Hodges

Associate Director (EMEA/Americas)

I started my career in recruitment in 2014 with a focus on the international energy market. Since...

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Justine Pool

Justine Pool

AVP & Market Development Manager EMEA

I started my career in recruitment in 2019 and quickly discovered my passion for the industry and...

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Marvin van Dijk

Marvin van Dijk

AVP - Renewables (EMEA)

I am an experienced Managing, Sales, and Account Professional with over 15 years of experience in...

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Harry Twort

Harry Twort

Principal Consultant - Energy Transition & Infrastructure (EMEA)

I began my career in 2013 in London with a global finance and accounting recruitment company wher...

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Sheck Tidiane

Sheck Tidiane

Senior Consultant- Renewables & Energy (EMEA)

After graduating from university with a degree in Business Management, I started off my career in...

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Krijn Esveld

Krijn Esveld

Consultant - Renewables (EMEA)

​After graduating with my Bachelor's in HRM, I started my career in recruitment. I have worked fo...

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Simon Haynes

Simon Haynes

AVP - Contract Renewables

Moving from a Financial Broking background I gained my first recruitment role in 2006. I have spe...

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Mike Feely

Mike Feely

Associate Director (APAC)

I have been recruiting in the international power generation sector for a total of past 6 years, ...

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Vinny Chan

Vinny Chan

Associate Director - Climate Tech, AI & Innovation

With a passion for data; I have spent over 7 years specialising in the fast-moving technology mar...

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Oliver Powell

Oliver Powell

Business Development and Client Relations Lead, AVP - Renewables & Infrastructure Investment (APAC)

I started my recruitment career back in 2014, working within Real Estate in London. I moved into ...

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Vivien Lee

Vivien Lee

Principal Consultant - Renewables (Senior Appointment & Executive Search)

​I started off as a chartered accountant with ACCA during the early days of my career in the Big ...

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Nadia Ali

Nadia Ali

Manager- Energy Transition & Climate-tech (Aus/NZ)

​I began my career back in Brisbane working within the Mining & Oil & Gas Industry. In 20...

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Sana Anjum

Sana Anjum

Vice President - Energy Transition & Sustainable Infrastructure (Americas)

With a Masters in Mass Communication and over 10 years experience in Executive Search and Strateg...

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Silas Mähner

Silas Mähner

Team Lead - Climate-tech, ESG and Sustainability

Since joining NextWave in March 2020 as a country boy from Wisconsin I am really proud of how I’v...

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Domingo Gonzalez

Domingo Gonzalez

Consultant - Renewables & Investment (EMEA)

​I am a chemical engineer with a passion for recruitment. Always looking for the best professiona...

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KarMun Cheah

KarMun Cheah

Senior Consultant - Renewables & Infrastructure Investment (APAC)

KarMun comes with 5 years of recruitment experience, 3.5 of those years with NextWave Partners - ...

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Niall Conway

Niall Conway

Senior Consultant - Energy Transition & Sustainable Infrastructure

​Starting my recruitment journey in 2019 working for a large Energy & Infrastructure company ...

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Daniel Nara

Daniel Nara

Consultant - Renewables & Infrastructure Investment (Japan)

​I started my recruitment career in Tokyo back in 2020; focusing on back-office finance & acc...

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Nigel Eu

Nigel Eu

Associate Consultant - Renewable Energy, Development

Having worked in sales for the last 6 years, I have developed the skillset and the verve to aptly...

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Aliya Azhar

Aliya Azhar

Associate Consultant - Renewables & Infrastructure Investment (APAC)

​I began my career in the tech industry working for a social media company. My interest in recrui...

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Fletcher Kim 김축복

Fletcher Kim 김축복

Senior Consultant - Contract Solutions Lead

Having graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics, I started my career in drop shipping and ...

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Mary Wu 吳美瑩

Mary Wu 吳美瑩

Senior Consultant - Energy Transition

Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management & Branding, I started off my caree...

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Hsin Chen 陳信

Hsin Chen 陳信

Associate Consultant

My education background is in Finance and I had the opportunity to intern at a recruitment firm s...

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Humphrey Wrey

Humphrey Wrey

Associate Consultant

​​I have worked in the UK, Africa and Asia in a number of sectors and have extensive experience a...

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Aligo Batali

Aligo Batali

Principal Consultant - Energy Transition & Sustainable Infrastructure (Americas)

I began my recruitment career with an international recruitment firm in the UK, covering the tran...

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Caroline Finley

Caroline Finley

Senior Consultant - Energy Transition & Sustainable Infrastructure (Americas)

I hold a Bachelor's degree in Economics with a focus in International Business. A large passion o...

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Ida Mweze

Ida Mweze

Associate Consultant - Energy Transition

I hold a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and initially embarked on a career path in city t...

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Daniel Wade

Daniel Wade

Senior Consultant - Energy Transition

After graduating from university with a Bachelor's degree in education, I embarked on my teaching...

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Tom Ingram

Tom Ingram

Senior Consultant - Energy Transition & Climate-tech

​After completing my University Degree at UWA, I relocated to Singapore for an exciting career op...

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Delvin Ndlovu

Delvin Ndlovu

Associate Consultant - Energy Transition

​After completing my BSc Psychology degree I started my career in telecommunications, consolidati...

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Sugi Tandung

Sugi Tandung

Associate Consultant - Energy Transition

​I graduated from Hasanuddin University majoring in economics and continued my master in Adelaide...

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Shazri Sofi

Shazri Sofi

Team Lead - IoT & Technology Sales

I started my working career in Oil and Gas working offshore on a platform rig. I moved to Singapo...

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Chelsea Phan

Chelsea Phan

Senior Consultant - Devops and Infrastructure Engineering

Before joining NextWave Partners, I had over 4 years of working experience as an auditor, special...

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Rui Watanabe  渡部 留衣

Rui Watanabe 渡部 留衣

Senior Consultant - Sustainability Strategy & Consulting (Japan)

My first experience in recruitment was a Singapore firm where I joined as an intern. At that time...

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Rina Shimizu 清水 梨名

Rina Shimizu 清水 梨名

Consultant - Data Science and Analytics, Climate-tech

I started my career in recruitment in 2017 at a Japanese firm. I worked for Japanese national cli...

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Maximilien Nabarro

Maximilien Nabarro

Associate Consultant - Technology

I have always loved to help people. I graduated with a sports management degree in the United Kin...

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Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams

Global Business Support Manager

My desire to work within a people-focused industry led me to start my career in hospitality manag...

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Angie Wakefield

Angie Wakefield

Learning and Development Practice Lead

People-focused is the best way to describe me and my work. Holding a Bachelor in Psychology, a ce...

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Liu Teng Lim

Liu Teng Lim

Finance and Compliance Manager

As an ACCA and CPA qualified accountant, I have over 10 years of experience in finance and accoun...

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Pearlyn Lim

Pearlyn Lim

Corporate Finance Analyst

As a chartered accountant, I have 9 years of working experience in finance and accounting with mu...

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Ritu Gupta

Ritu Gupta

HR & Payroll Specialist

I graduated with a Masters Degree in HR from Bangalore, India. My working experience has been spe...

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Paul Gibson

Paul Gibson

CFO Advisor

CIMA qualified accountant, I have over 15 years’ experience, 10 years of which is gained within A...

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Cindy Wong

Cindy Wong

Accountant

​As an experienced Accountant with over 20 years of expertise in managing the full spectrum of Ge...

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Deedah Untalan

Deedah Untalan

Marketing Executive and ESG Events Coordinator

With years of hands-on experience working across diverse sectors, from advertising agencies to co...

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Jermer Cruz

Jermer Cruz

Business Support Executive & Systems Administrator

Assisting individuals has always been a fundamental part of my identity. Over the course of my 13...

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Marie Gabrielle Salas

Marie Gabrielle Salas

Accounts Assistant

​With a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy and a Certified Tax Technician, I have previously worked...

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Tina Soumoudi

Tina Soumoudi

Credit Controller

​I have been working for a decade in different finance and accounting departments. I started my h...

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Reshma Nair

Reshma Nair

Contractor Ops Specialist

​Graduating with a master’s degree in Business Administration, I started my career with Operation...

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Veronica Hsu

Veronica Hsu

Contractor Ops Specialist

20 years of experience in Human Resources, specializing in labor regulations and employment servi...

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