Utrecht, Netherlands

Utrecht, Netherlands

We are experts in the global search and selection industry - we work with professional and managerial talent worldwide. Every day, we help businesses all around the world to find the talent that they need in order to drive their growth, profits and long-term success.

We use an extensive international network to carry out cross border work allows us to bring a truly unique approach to the recruitment sector. We do this with 1000 experts from more than 120 offices, spanning over 30 countries globally.

Over the past 22 years, we have worked with over 60,000 clients making over 100,000 placements. We have continuously improved and refined our internal processes, training and methodologies in order to reflect the business needs of our clients, and market changes in general. We firmly believe that our deep market expertise can benefit organization’s that seek a knowledgeable and professional business partner, with scale and global reach.

We share information, knowledge and experience for the benefit of our colleagues, clients and candidates – and we do this better than anyone in the world. 

We can save you time, worry and money. Most importantly, we remove the risk of running a business that lacks the talented staff to make it succeed. Due to our scale and reach, we are equally able to deliver on one-off projects, or cater for your large-scale recruitment needs.

Please get in touch using the contact details below.


Our team comprises offers specialist executive recruitment in Big Data segments of ICT industry. We see ourselves as catalysts of the data revolution, and our mission is to help you find the best Big Data professionals in the world.

Our promise is to deliver quickly, professionally and with flair of excellence.

Our commitment is to deliver our promise and fulfil our mission to you - precisely tailored to your preferences - and to perform beyond expectation.

Using our global network of resources, combined with our tried and tested methodology, we provide comprehensive solutions that go beyond conventional recruitment methods. Our Big Data specialist recruiters have developed extensive and deep connections with top talent in the field.  We specialize in recruiting the following roles:

  • Data Scientists
  • Big Data Solutions Architects
  • Big Data Engineers
  • Data Strategists
  • Chief Data Officers
  • Data Analyst
  • Big Data Visualizer
  • Data Warehouse Manager
  • Business Intelligence Analyst


The industry sectors we work for include:

  • Healthcare
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Travel
  • Retail


We believe the Big Data revolution will impact every business and every life on this planet. From rigorous analysis, to creating complex and beautiful data visualizations, to predicting the future and creating new profitable opportunities – data professionals are active players in changing the world as we know it. This is where we come in, Antal International Big Data Recruitment is your enabler in this brave new world:

  • How do you find the right people? 
  • How do you find the specific person you need for your company, your project or your team?
  • With so much data on billions of websites and trillions of data sources – how do you narrow in on quality and your specific need?


Your answer is Antal International. We are uniquely positioned and equipped to deliver a global solution applied locally.  

James has over 20 years track record as an engineer, corporate executive and certified project/program manager with leading international companies. He has worked in key industries such as Oil/Gas Exploration & Production (Shell International Petroleum); Energy  (RWE/Essent Netherlands, Eskom South Africa), in Consulting (Oracle Corporation, Cap-Gemini), in Telecommunications (Vodafone), in Retail (Ahold), and in Financial Services (ING Bank).

At these companies, James delivered high profile multi-million dollar programs in IT, Digital Innovation and Business Transformation.

An enthusiastic all-rounder with vision, creativity, and passion for implementing technology and organizational changes successfully. James is particularly passionate about Big Data and Analytics. His personal mission is to be a leading catalyst for speeding up the Big Data revolution.

James Afolalu
+31 64 02 56 773
Office Address
Boomgaard 39, 3404, BK IJsselstein, The Netherlands