Steven Rawlingson, Samuel Knight International
Steven Rawlingson
Samuel Knight International

Steve Rawlingson is Founder and Group CEO of Samuel Knight. Educated at Oxford and Northumbria Uni where he graduated with an MBA and MSc in Business and Psychology. Steve has won many accolades with Samuel Knight Group over the last 10 years such as,
 Top 100 Staffing Leaders to Watch 2024
Entrepreneur of the Year 2023
Best Medium sized recruitment company of the Year 2023
Sunday Times Best Company to Work For 2023
Top 100 Companies to Work for In The World 2023
Great British Entrepreneur Team of the Year (GBEA Winner 2022)
Scale Up Entrepreneur of the Year 2020
Lloyds Bank - Scale Up Business of the Year 2018
Emerging Talent Entrepreneur of the Year 2017

plus, many others..

 Steve is an ambassador for many charities such as The Princes Trust, CEO Sleepout & STEMNET, his mission in business is to help build a greener and more environmentally friendly world by working with his global community to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050. He is an active member of the Entrepreneurs Forum where he is involved in mentoring founders of SME’s and business startups as well as being the Founder & Host of Unlock Your Mindset Podcast which sits at number 20 in the Apple Podcast Charts.

Steve firmly remains at the helm of Samuel Knight Group planning major growth strategies within each of the group’s divisions. Day to day operational responsibilities are overseen by Board colleagues who in turn manage a global team of subject matter experts delivering project / recruitment solutions to their clients. It is in the Renewable Energy sector in particular where the group is driving an expansion programme throughout EMEA, USA & APAC regions that will grow their specialist business into a market leading renewable energy recruitment consultancy.