Ad Astra Recruitment was founded in 2019 by Managing Director, Owen McCann (Pictured Above). After 9 years serving in the Royal Air Force, Owen decided to move back home to the North East of England. He started working for the UK's leading energy consultancy as an internal recruiter. Within 5 Months he was promoted to the 'Global Head of Recruitment' for this Gateshead based energy procurement powerhouse. 

Sourcing, managing and placing hundreds of successful candidates in his tenure, including Sales, Services, IT, Marketing, Legal and Director level roles. Owen went on to establish Ad Astra Recruitment with a vision to create a 'no-nonsense' agency with a market leading flat rate fee for placements and to develop lasting professional relationships with both clients and candidates alike.

Did you know?

Ad Astra Recruitment took its name from the RAF motto 'Per Ardua Ad Astra'. 'Ad Astra' translated from Latin means 'to the stars'