About Nudge

Nudge is responding to a need for the ability to work and request work flexibly.

We are also responding to the need for companies to be able to meet the demands upon them to find contractors that can fulfill projects to the highest standard.

The use of contracted staff is predicted to grow substantially by 2023-2024, so we are one step ahead when it comes to managing contractors and how contracted business should be done going forward. .

Our online platform is agile, we introduce contractor to companies, share the important information and match users. Our technology is backed by a team of experienced industry experts, giving Nudge the capability to stay ahead of the curve and combat any future challenges.

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The Nudge Team

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Darren Nicol

Founded Nudge whilst undertaking an MSc in Fintech. Darren has over 20 years in oil and gas experience in operations, projects and business development. Loves to explore new ideas, ways of working, continents and cultures and wants to drive change in the Energy sector. Darren is an RGU, Strathclyde and University of Florida Graduate.

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Craig McGill

A respected Financial Leader with more than 25 years experience within the Oil & Gas Industry. Craig worked for Wood for seven years where he has worked both in the UK and Internationally. In his current role Craig works with SMEs and start up ventures to get solid foundations in place in order to give organisations the best possible chance of success.

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Doug Robertson

A respected Recruitment Leader with more than 23 years experience within the International Oil & Gas Industry. Doug has held several Senior Director level positions within one of the world’s premier Technical Recruitment Businesses including that of Group Recruitment Director responsible for managing recruitment delivery across the globe and Client Account Director establishing and maintaining key relationships within major Oil & Gas Operating Companies.

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Mike Ritchie
Technical Consultant

Mike has over 30 years experience in software development with the majority of that on C and C++. He’s worked in industry sectors such as pharmaceuticals, logistics, embedded medical devices, telecoms, manufacturing and finance. Mike specialises in building great software development teams and system design and architecture.

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Shaun Kennedy
Software Developer

Joined Nudge on September 2019 and is broadly a self-taught programmer but also undertook a CodeClan development course where he met Darren. Shaun has a background in retail and customer management and wants to put his development skills to use to develop consumer level tech to make things easier for those looking for contract work.