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A First-Class Employer

At M&E Global, we are proud to have forged a world-renowned reputation that spans an extensive range of recruitment services and project solutions.

Over the last 20 years, we have proven our ability to work in demanding and austere environments and have supported a range of global military operations, including the maintenance of complex military equipment and aircraft.

From contract labour provision in maintenance, supply & logistics and transportation functions to ODC support for the provision of lease vehicles to office equipment, M&E Global offer a host of solutions and international past performance.

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What makes M&E Global stand out


Personnel currently deployed globally.


Personnel promoted since 2021.


Countries M&E Global has operated in.


Nationalities currently working for M&E.

  • Timeline from 2000 to 2003



    M&E Group Limited

    M&E Group Ltd established by Managing Director Gary Attwood in March 2000 providing maintenance support to prime contractors to the US Department of Defense. Peter Strachan, financier, later acquired a 50% stake.


    Gordon Woodward (2001 - 2008)

    Gordon Woodward joined M&E in September 2001 having previously been the Transportation Manager for US Army European Command, North Rhine-Wesphalia and was appointed Operations Director in April 2005.

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  • Timeline from 2004 to 2009



    M&E Global Holdings Limited

    New Parent Company, Gary Attwood Holdings Ltd, was established enabling Gary Attwood to regain 100% control by acquiring Peter Strachan’s interest. The Parent Company name is subsequently changed to M&E Global Holdings Ltd.


    Stephen Piper (2008 - present)

    Gordon Woodward leaves M&E and Stephen Piper is appointed the interim Managing Director in July 2008 before becoming Commercial Director with a strong finance and commercial background in the Automotive sector.

    New subsidiaries added to Group

    ​​New 100% owned subsidiaries established, M&E Europe Ltd in July 2008 in the UK and DMS Group, LLC in December 2008 in Oklahoma, focusing on delivering US DoD Subcontracts awarded in Europe and the USA.

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  • Timeline from 2010 to 2014



    M&E Global Resources Limited

    M&E Global Resources Ltd established as a 100% subsidiary of the Group with its initial primary focus on developing Oil & Gas related projects in the UK and overseas and delivery of ECITB accredited training courses in the UK.


    Current Group structure established.

    Gordon Woodward rejoins M&E as Managing Director, after M&E Global Resources Ltd acquired the assets and liabilities of the other UK subsidiaries with a new Parent Company M&E Global (Staffing) Solutions Ltd acquiring the Group.

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  • Timeline from 2015 to 2018



    Gary Attwood

    Founding Director and Shareholder, Gary Attwood, passes away on 26 October 2016. His shares in the Group pass into a family Trust with Gordon Woodward and Stephen Piper holding the remaining shares in the Group.

    German Subsidiary established

    ML Contract Services GmbH, a 100% owned subsidiary of the group, is established in December 2016. This enables the Group to meet its growth goals, with new work developing in Germany for US Prime Contractors.


    US Subsidiary renamed M&E Global, LLC

    In April 2018, DMS Group, LLC is renamed M&E Global, LLC to fall in line with the “M&E Global” marketing brand, and later that year secures a new US DoD subcontract award for aviation maintenance services.

    UAE Subsidiary established

    M&E Global FZ, LLC, a 100% owned subsidiary of the group is established in May 2018. This enables the Group to meet its growth goals, with new work developing in the Middle East for US Prime Contractors.

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  • Timeline from 2019 to present



    M&E Global Sp. Z o.o. established

    M&E Global Sp. Z o.o. a 100% subsidiary of the Group, is established January 2019 in Poland, enabling the Group to meet its growth goals, with work developing in Poland and surrounding countries for US Prime Contractors.

    2019 - 2021

    Awards for international growth

    Ranked 105th in the “Sunday Times International Track 200 Research Report 2021” for mid-market companies with 37.63% growth for 2019 results and 9th in the “Recruiter Fast 50” with £51.6M GBP t/o and 34.1% growth for 2020 filed results.


    M&E Global Resources S.R.L. established

    M&E Global Resources S.R.L. a 100% subsidiary of the Group, is established in Romania. This enables the Group to meet its growth goals, with new work developing in Romania and surrounding countries for US Prime Contractors.

    Re-naming of the German subsidiary

    In August 2022 the Group also renames its German subsidiary to M&E Global GmbH to fall under the “M&E Global” brand.

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Our Accreditations

Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200
Fast Track

We are thrilled to be part of the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200, a league table of Britain's mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales. We have worked incredibly hard over the years to build up a strong reputation in international defence contract recruitment, and our ranking on the Sunday Times International Track 200 is a testament to the hard work, passion and dedication of our team.

 Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award from Armed Forces Covenant
Armed Forces Covenant

M&E Global has a wealth of knowledge in placing ex-military staff into civilian roles and a unique appreciation of the contribution and sacrifice of ex-military personnel and Reservists. We are an Armed Forces Friendly company, signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant and have been awarded the Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award.

Cyber Essentials PLUS

At M&E, security is very important to us and our clients, which is why we are a Cyber Essentials PLUS certified company. Cyber Essentials is a UK government-backed scheme and our certification demonstrates our commitment to safeguarding against cyber threats. The scheme focuses on five important technical controls which are designed to guard against internet-based cyber security threats, allowing organisations to demonstrate their commitment to cyber security.

ISO9001 Certification
ISO9001 Certification

The ISO9001 certification is one of the most prominent, internationally recognised quality management systems. It's a clearly defined set of business processes that shows our commitment to delivering a service to a consistently high standard and to continually measuring and improving our business operations and service delivery.

JOSCAR  Registered

M&E Global is delighted to meet all the requirements to be registered with JOSCAR (the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register). This collaborative tool used by the aerospace, defence and security sectors acts as a single repository for pre-qualification and compliance information. Using JOSCAR determines M&E Global is "fit for business".


We assist you through your entire journey, from your initial job application to starting your new job and beyond. If you require accommodation at your work location, we help source it for you, if you require a work visa, we process it for you and so on.

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