Alex Mowbray

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Alex Mowbray

Head of Practice

Alex Mowbray is the Head Of Practice for Oscar Energy, specializing in recruiting within the natural gas sector while holding accountability for the day-to-day execution of the Energy industry across our global offices.

His focus lies within supporting project owners and engineering contractors in developing high performing teams to execute projects from the conceptual stage through to commercial operations.

With an Engineering background from his time at 24 Commando Engineer Regiment in the British Army, Alex can offer the industry unrivalled technical knowledge which has contributed to the successes of several clients who have attracted and nurtured technical talent from Alex’s advice.

After building our Energy capability throughout the global Energy downturn, Alex prides himself on being trusted by his clients and candidates in the market and ultimately he strives to build long-term relationships in the industry.

Since arriving at the company Alex has conducted numerous technical searches and has personally secured hundreds of placements ranging from board-level appointments to engineers working at plant level with some of the world’s major operators and contractors across North America.

As an avid contributor to the industry Alex sits at numerous round CEO roundtable events, he has supported numerous buyers in project proposals and has been retained to help execute multi-billion dollar projects.

A little more about Alex...

Prior to supporting the industry, Alex left school at 16 to join the British Army and then completed the Commando course at the age of 19 earning himself the converted Green Beret. Only a year later he was deployed on Operation Herrick 14 in Afghanistan where he served with 24 Commando Engineer Regiment before eventually leaving the military in 2012.

After transitioning from the military Alex’s dream was to live in America, and with his Engineering background, Alex moved into the recruitment industry and has since settled in Houston, Texas to help spearhead Oscar Energy’s presence in the market.

Outside of work, Alex is a keen traveller, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their pets and is working on his golf game….though at the cost of numerous golf balls in the lake.


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