About Us

Xltec has re-branded to Clarkson Owens Recruitment following 10 successful years trading.

Clarkson Owens will continue to offer the same first class service to all of our client and candidate partners within the following sectors:

Oil & Gas
Digital & Technology
Professional & Business Services 

We will continue to offer professional recruitment solutions at home and Internationally and will continue to give you access to the thousands of existing relationships we have with SME's, medium sized organisations and large Global Corporations. Whether you are looking for staff or for employment, speak to us at Clarkson Owens Recruitment and benefit from access to our extensive network of skilled professionals and wide and varied range of positions on offer. 


Greg Clarkson - Director

Greg Clarkson
Greg Clarkson formed the business in 2007 as Xltec Recruitment. His abilities and work ethic were quickly recognised in 2009 when he won the PSYBT Young Entrepreneur of the year. He has 18 years recruitment experience in various sectors. His recruitment knowledge and people skills have been pivotal to the successful expansion of the business. Greg has a reputation which echo’s the core values of Clarkson Owens Recruitment Limited. His enthusiasm, vision and ambition will no doubt continue to drive Clarkson Owens forward.

Away from work Greg does not have much spare time as he is married with 4 young daughters. Most of his time is spent chauffeuring his daughters to gymnastics, football and any social events they may have! When he manages to escape he enjoys socialising with family and friends. His hobbies include golf and football - watching now as his playing days are over!


Stephen Owens - Director

Stephen Owens
Stephen joined Clarkson Owens in 2018 as a Co-Owner and Director and has been tasked with increasing the organisations offering within the Construction market. Stephen has over 20 years Construction Industry Recruitment and Management experience having worked for one of the world's largest specialist recruitment businesses in a variety of different roles in Scotland, he brings to the table a wealth of experience, industry knowledge and contacts as well a very clear vision for how recruitment should be done.

Stephen is known as a true expert in his field and has built a reputation as a hard working, honest and trustworthy recruitment professional having placed thousands of individuals in a variety of Construction roles throughout his career.

Away from work, family life is really important to Stephen...museums, soft play, dancing and gymnastics dominate the scene and when he has some down time he gets the running gear on and escapes.


Jill Davidson - Director

Jill Davidson
Jill Davidson joined Clarkson Owens Recruitment Ltd in 2018 to head up the commercial arm of the business. After graduating from university, Jill began her career with a large national recruitment business where she worked for several years and built up her knowledge and experience within the field. She has 10 years recruitment experience specialising in recruiting for quantity surveyors and estimators within the Scottish construction market.

Jill prides herself in providing a transparent, honest recruitment service to both her candidates and clients. It is for this reason she has built up long lasting relationships with large number of construction professionals.

Outside the office Jill likes to keep busy. She enjoys going out for food and visiting new places. She also tries to fit in going to the gym when she has the chance to go! She also has the responsibility to look after Maisie of an evening!


David Barrie - Civils Consultant

David Barrie
David joined Clarkson Owens in May 2021, taking on board all aspects of civil engineering. Since joining, David has built up an understanding of civil engineering and is now heading up the Civils desk for Clarkson Owens. After graduating university in 2019, he headed up the sales team for a leading window manufacturer in Scotland, and built a catalogue of customers for the branch in Glasgow from the ground up. People skills and communication is his key strength, having demonstrated this since joining the business and in his previous role.

Away from work, he loves to play and watch football at any given opportunity. He also enjoys going to the cinema and taking his dog out to explore the country.


Daniel Beck - Professional Services Consultant

Daniel Beck
Daniel Joined Clarkson Owens Recruitment in August 2021 after graduating from university in risk management. Daniel initially began working in the commercial department to assist Jill, however has now transferred to the Professional services department, where he has built up a number of strong relationships with both clients and candidates.

Daniel is excited to see where his career in recruitment takes him, and prides himself on delivering a great recruitment experience for all involved in the process.

Outside of work Daniel enjoys going out for food and socialising with friends and family. He is also into his music and has been playing the guitar for over 15 years.


Emma Marshall - Commercial Recruitment consultant

Emma Marshall
Emma joined Clarkson Owens Recruitment Ltd in 2022 to assist Jill with the growth of the commercial desk. After recently graduating from university, Emma has started to begin her journey in recruitment and build her knowledge in the commercial field, she is looking forward to working with Jill and delivering an honest, high quality recruitment service for both clients and candidates.

Outside of work Emma enjoys going to the gym, going out for food and going on holiday to visit new places when she can!


Chris Kelly - Construction Management Consultant

Chris Kelly
Chris joined Clarkson Owens early 2022 to assist Stevie with the Construction Management desk. Previously he worked with a well known vehicle retailer where he was a sales executive for 10 years. Outside of work would consist of spending time with his family.( daughter - Amelia, fiancee - Siobhan & his dog Nala)

Hobbies would include playing football, both during the week and on Saturday mornings. When possible he likes to play golf (soon to be replaced by days at the park when the wee one is walking!)


Maise – Office Manager

Maise is the boss of the office. She is very good on the phone; she excels at business development and building relationships. Outside of work she likes to go for long walks and have special treats.