Michael Penfold

Executive Search Consultant

Michael specialises in recruitment for the Civil Engineering and Groundworks industry, specifically piling, drainage, and earthworks.

Michael's Bio

Michael joined Spencer Riley in April 2023 and is an executive search consultant specialising in recruitment for the Civil Engineering and Groundworks industry, specifically piling, drainage, and earthworks.

Michael’s portfolio comprises clients of all types, from large multinationals to innovative start-ups.  This means he is always on the lookout to increase and further diversify his talent pool to keep up with the ever-changing and fast-paced environment of the Civil Engineering and Groundworks industry.

“I believe in earning your success through service to others rather than at the expense of others.  It’s important to me to understand the full needs of my candidates to find them the most fulfilling role as well as knowing what the perfect person looks like for my clients to develop their business.”

If you are looking to explore your next opportunity or are keen to connect with a specialist recruiter to enhance your hiring and talent attraction plans, please get in touch with Michael, for a confidential chat, at michael.penfold@spencer-riley.com or call on +44 (0)113 416 6387.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Groundworks
  • Piling
  • Drainage
  • Earthworks
When not at work

Michael runs half marathons around Europe (Athens and Paris) and he completed Edinburgh last year.  Next on Michael’s list are Berlin and Stockholm.  Michael loves going to gigs as he used to play in a blues rock band.

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Bespoke Services

As well as the core sectors to which we recruit Spencer Riley has a proven track record for helping businesses in a wide variety sectors and getting the results required.

Our meticulous and pro-active approach means we are ideally placed to take on assignments in markets that sit outside of our core business areas. We are also well placed to help with a host of Private Equity Services, Outplacement Services as well with Mergers & Acquisitions

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