About Us

Whitcombe is a leading Australian owned and operated recruitment and staffing agency servicing a rapidly growing global Renewable Energy industry. Leveraging extensive recruitment experience throughout APAC, the Americas and Europe, we are perfectly positioned and connected in the Australian market to provide leading recruitment services and market insight.

Australian is just beginning its transition away from fossil fuels into a low carbon nation and we’re ready to tackle the staffing issues plaguing this emerging industry where good, proven talent is hard to find.



Don’t have an established recruitment team or Australian presence in your business? Want to cut your staffing costs? Whitcombe offers an in-house consulting service where we’ll work from your office on a day rate. No success fees and multiple job management. Managing several recruitment partners can be time consuming. Whitcombe removes the hassle.


If you need a candidate and want to secure our undivided attention, we offer an Executive Search for all seniority levels. You’ll be set-up with an account manager who will provide you with clear, concise communication and feedback throughout the search and hiring process. We’ll ask for a period of exclusivity to properly map the market to ensure that we get you the best available candidate at any given time. We’re here to simplify the recruitment process so your business can do what it does best.


Given our unique position at the center of the renewable energy staffing industry, we think we’re well positioned to connect renewable energy businesses with other renewable energy businesses. Is your team looking to grow but is lacking the tools and skilled professionals to do it? We’re here to provide the BD expertise.


Whitcombe provides a full contracting employment service, complete from hiring and contracts through to insurances and payroll. We’ve got a team of dedicated on-site and office based professionals who are able to assist with the construction of your renewable energy project at short notice.

Our Team

Jack Ensor


Jack Ensor

Jack is the Founder and Lead Consultant at Whitcombe. For the past 8 years he has recruited candidates around the world for some of the leading international Renewable Energy developers, financiers, EPC’s, operators and IPP’s. He works with board level decision makers to understand their business needs and to ensure they get the correct people in the correct places to thrive.

Jack believes there’s a real opportunity to change the way the staffing industry operates and has ambitious goals in a burgeoning Australasian Renewable Energy recruitment market.


University of Otago

BSc, Geology & Environmental Science 2009

Haskoli Islands

BSc, Geology & Environmental Science, 2011



Sam Bailey

Sam is a Senior Consultant at Whitcombe with a background in environmentally sustainable tourism and commercial solar.
Sam is passionate about protecting the natural world. He now works with the some of the most innovative Renewable Energy players in Australia and the Asia Pacific. Empowering companies and people by finding the perfect fit; Sam is working on creating a better planet for future generations by connecting energy professionals to roles in the Renewable Energy space.


University of Wollongong

BSc Biology, Chemistry, Maths / Bachelor of Economics & Finance



Olivia Beauchamp

Olivia is a Recruitment Consultant at Whitcombe, and is passionate about creating change through making connections.

She has a vested interest in making a positive environmental impact whilst also taking a culturally and socially conscious approach to her work. By utilising her Spanish & French language skills and her cultural and linguistic knowledge to relationship building, Olivia is looking to further explore and enable the development of the Australian renewables industry.



University of Melbourne

BA Politics & International Relations, Spanish & Latin American Studies / D-Lang French Studies