About Us

Xltec Recruitment was created in 2007 by Allan Whitson and Greg Clarkson. We initially specialised in Construction & Facilities Management but quickly expanded into a number of other sectors including Oil & Gas, Marine, Technology & E–Commerce, Professional Services , Renewables & Energy, Industrial and Life Science. We have over 40yrs combined recruitment experience within our senior team.

Xltec have continued to grow year on year and are now a well-established International Recruitment Consultancy, working in partnership with nearly two thousand clients throughout the world. These companies cover a broad spectrum and range from small SME’s to large international corporations.


Allan Whitson - Director

Allan Whitson 
Allan founded Xltec Recruitment along with Greg Clarkson in 2007 and since then he has been instrumental in driving the business forward. Prior to Xltec, Allan had 5 very successful years as a member of Hays Recruitment team. He joined Hays as a Trainee and was promoted to Office Manager within 5yrs. Allan boasts nearly 15yrs recruitment experience and in this time he has built up a wealth of experience / knowledge of multiple sectors (Oil & Gas – IT - Marine - Facility Management – Construction - Trades & Labour–Engineering).

Away from work, Allan is married and has 2 children. When he is not running around after his family he tries to play the occasional round of golf and socialising with friends and family.


Greg Clarkson - Director

Greg Clarkson
PSYBT Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner in 2009, Greg Clarkson founded Xltec Recruitment Limited in 2007 with Allan Whitson. He has over 14 years recruitment experience in various sectors. His recruitment knowledge and people skills have been pivotal to the successful expansion of Xltec. His enthusiasm, vision and ambition will no doubt continue to drive Xltec forward.

Greg does not have much spare time away from work as he is married with 4 daughters. When he is not driving “Dad’s taxi” he likes to socialise with friends. His hobbies include snooker and football - watching now as his playing days are over!