Meet the Team

Michael Shalloe
Michael ShalloeFounder & Managing Director
Michael is the Managing Director and founder of Asset Recruitment. He has a proven track record spanning over 20 years in the engineering and recruitment industry servicing major multinational organisations and SMEs within Ireland and internationally.

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Maria Treacy
Maria TreacyDirector
Maria is a Director of Asset Recruitment and joined the company in 2015. Prior to joining, Maria enjoyed 10+ years at a senior management level in the financial services sector.
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Philip Cahill
Philip CahillRecruitment Consultant
Philip Cahill, Senior Recruitment Consultant, Asset Recruitment supporting Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Semiconductor Engineering Clients and Contract Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations and Science Professionals throughout Ireland and Europe.
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 Brian Shalloe
Brian ShalloeHead of Operations and Compliance
Brian is Head of Operations and Compliance at Asset Recruitment. Having enjoyed a 30-year career in the insurance industry specialising in providing insurance solutions for clients in the international chemical and construction sectors, Brian is now looking forward to bringing his experience to bear in overseeing the business operations of Asset Recruitment.
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Rafaela Gottardo
Rafaela GottardoRecruitment Consultant
Rafaela Gottardo, Recruitment Consultant, joined Asset Recruitment in 2022. Her desk is focussed mainly on sourcing and placing workers into contracting and fixed term engineering roles in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. She has completed the Employment & Recruitment Federation certification, and holds the ERF Certificate in Recruitment Practice.
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Asset Engineering is a strongly established recruitment firm which was founded in 2001. Our clients include Fortune 500 Companies, SME’s along with some exciting technology Startups.

Since 2001 Asset Engineering has built a solid employee skill base and reputation for reliable quality project delivery services. While the company has recently expanded overseas, it has remained focused on our clients’ needs locally and is now in a position to supply these clients with a greater level of service globally.

Specialist Recruitment Company with a proven track record in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries specialising in the following roles:

Project Management
Engineering and Construction
Pharmaceutical / Biotech
Process Engineering
Commissioning, Qualification and Validation
Project Controls
Regulation Affairs
Research and Development

Vision & Values

Our goal is to connect talented people with blue-chip companies. Asset was established in 2001 to be a company that provides a unique experience for candidates seeking life changing opportunities. We approach things from a different perspective, and focus on creating relationships built on transparency and integrity.

Our vision is to be recognised globally for executing projects safely in an environmentally responsible manner whilst delivering a quality and timely service to our clients.

Core Values

The safety and health of all our employees is the most important value held by our company. We do this by making our work environment as safe as possible, abiding by industry accepted practices and procedures and the rules of common sense.

We recognise our primary asset is our people and that we at Asset must be a rewarding company to work with. We strive to provide our people with the opportunity and encouragement to achieve their goals and also to work together to achieve organisational goals.

We remain true to our founding values of quality, honesty and hard work. Our current and future success stands on our reputation. We have built and retained excellent relations with our clients since our inception as a company in 2001.


Asset Recruitment is a people oriented agency. We are committed to ensuring that talented people get the best opportunities to grow their careers. This commitment extends to our local community.

We strongly believe in giving back to the communities in which we work and this is why Asset is actively involved in many of the local community groups and projects.

asset recruitment charitable contributions
asset recruitment sponsorship of local teams Dublin