As of March 2019, Atlas has extended their permanent recruitment and executive search services to their Singapore office.
The offshore wind sector in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is growing at a remarkable rate.
The APAC offshore wind capacity will rise mainly in China, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan the coming years. New markets such as India, Thailand, Australia and Vietnam will start within five years.
This growth poses a serious manpower challenge for companies involved in this region, simply because it is growing so quickly. Next to this, the Asia-Pacific needs to rely on the European-based experts because the APAC does not yet have their own home-grown offshore wind sector.
”With the offshore wind industry in Asia-Pacific to rise 20-fold to 45GW in 2027, the provision of skilled and qualified personnel will become one of the key success factors for the industry to achieve this growth. As the European offshore wind sector is still continuing to grow, we need to develop our own executive expertise in Asia-Pacific and therefore recruiting and training senior-level people here,” says Edgare Kerkwijk. He joined Atlas Professionals as Strategic Director Renewables APAC in Singapore and will lead this initiative for the region.