Direct Recruiters has been recognized as the relationship-focused Cleantech executive search firm that assists organizations with recruiting, acquiring and retaining high-impact employees for mission-critical positions. We provide executive search, recruitment and staffing services to fill roles in the Cleantech and Sustainability industries. For employee recruiting assistance, placement assistance or to be considered for a cleantech job, please contact DRI Partner and cleantech and sustainability recruiter, Matthew Cohen at 440-996-0860 or 

Finding Top Talent

The cleantech, or clean technology industry is centered around products, services and processes that lessen or eliminate negative environmental impacts through sustainable practices, and energy efficiency. Over the past few decades, cleantech has become a major area of growth, with a market estimate of $83.9 billion in 2020 in the US.  

With substantial growth in sustainability, renewable energy and green technology, organizations are starting to focus more and more on corporate responsibility. This, in turn, is driving the development of more companies centered on cleantech, energy and sustainability as well as the growth of cleantech jobs. DRI's cleantech recruiters and executive search specialists work hand in hand with organizations in the cleantech and sustainability space to recruit top talent for mission-critical roles. 

DRI provides executive search, recruitment, retained search and contract staffing services. As a trusted partner to several leading cleantech organizations, Direct Recruiters focuses on sourcing, identifying, acquiring and retaining top performing professionals. In addition, DRI’s cleantech search specialists are experienced in working with Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Growth Equity firms to recruit their portfolio company leaders and teams. 


Cleantech Recruiting Areas of Focus

We specialize in the following Cleantech & Sustainability areas: 

  • Energy Management Software
  • Building Automation
  • Smart Building Technologies
  • Distributed Energy Resources
  • Microgrid Technologies
  • Smart Grid Technologies
  • Energy Transition Solutions
  • District Energy
  • EV Charging
  • Battery Storage
  • Power Generation
  • HVAC/R Technologies
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • ESG
  • Energy Program Management & Implementation
  • Clean Transportation
  • Renewable Energy 

Cleantech Roles We Place

DRI’s cleantech recruiters are in contact with executive management and hiring authorities on a daily basis looking to hire top cleantech professionals including:

Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment in Cleantech & Sustainability, contact Matthew Cohen, Partner, Cleantech & Sustainability Practice Leader & Cleantech Recruiter, at 440-996-0860, mcohen@directrecruiters.comConnect with Matthew Cohen on LinkedIn.

Matthew Cohen | Partner | Practice Leader of Cleantech & Sustainability | Cleantech & Sustainability Recruiter | 440-996-0860 |

Ryan Lange | Managing Partner, Government, Cleantech & Security | 440-996-0593 |

Aaron Kutz | Practice Leader, Security | 440-996-0869 |

Tess Lepore | Cleantech & Sustainability Executive Recruiter | 440-261-4322 |

Kayla Mackenzie | Cleantech & Sustainability Executive Researcher | 717-683-8722 |

Tyler Manning | Cleantech & Sustainability Executive Recruiter | 440-627-2645 |

Erin Shepard | Cleantech & Sustainability Executive Recruiter | 440-971-1207 |

Amy Ruddle | Cleantech & Sustainability Executive Recruiter | 717-731-8550 |

Kyle Dietz | Cleantech & Sustainability Executive Recruiter | 440-290-1497 |

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