Monroe Consulting Group Philippines was well represented at the recent Power & Electricity Philippines Week 2016 and Solar Show Philippines, with a number of innovative energy companies interested in the executive recruitment business’s specialized services.
In its 4th year, the highly successful annual energy sector events showcased all the themes relevant to the Philippines’ market, including generation, transmission, distribution and retail of power, derived from both traditional and renewable sources.
Eliza Capulong, the head of Monroe Philippines’ Industrial Division that has placed a number of leading executives with many energy companies operating in the Philippines, said the events, which attracted well over 3,200 attendees, were the perfect setting to connect with clients, as well as network and engage with new companies.
“The energy industry is undergoing change as it moves toward renewables such as biogas and solar, so the events provided us with the opportunity to not only keep up with the latest occurrences in the industry, but to share our experiences sourcing and recruiting talent needed by leading national and multinational energy companies,” Eliza said.
Recruitment consultants Jubie Bartolay and Joan Capuz said they were delighted by the positive response to Monroe, particularly by new companies seeking to enter the Philippines.
“One of the biggest questions these companies wanted answered, was how they would be able to hire experienced and qualified executives, as well as highly skilled technical people to grow their businesses in the Philippines,” Jubie said. “So they were pleased to meet specialized recruitment consultants who knew the industry thoroughly and were able to address their specific needs.”
Tetchi Cruz-Capallan, the founder of the Philippine Solar Power Alliance and managing director of Solarus Partners said the Terrapin-organized Solar Show Philippines had been organized “at an opportune time when we are going through a transition to a wider use of renewable energy.” “This is really something the country needs, and what the stakeholders are looking for as they search for partners involved in the renewable energy space in the Philippines."
Joan said the government, government utilities and private companies were able to showcase their business models and technological innovations to the Philippines, Southeast Asia and the world. “Some of the topics discussed included managing and incentivizing the future energy mix, the realignment of the power industry towards renewables, market outlook and capacity planning, as well as upscaling renewables, such as solar and biogas.”