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Angel Investors 

  • Nick Johnston

Nick invests in like-minded, ambitious people to help them grow their businesses, with a particular interest in HR Tech. He brings his own wealth of experience in founding, building and selling a successful recruitment company in Japan.

  • Simon Childs

Simon co-founded and sold a Japan-based recruitment business, known as CDS, to Recruit Holdings in December 2007.  He acts as an Advisor to the International Recruitment Business of Recruit, and he has helped initiate several acquisitions on behalf of the group in Asia Pacific. He has a keen interest in HR tech, and has made a number of early-stage investments in the Asia HR tech scene.


James Hewitt, Strategy Head at IBM Watson Talent

James has spent the past 20 years leading HR Tech operations for Taleo, SilkRoad and WillisTowersWatson.

A resident of Singapore for 10 years, James is recognised as one of the leading HR Tech experts in Asia, and is an active blogger and regular commentator for mainstream media. 

Adrian Tan, Co-Founder of The Resource Group / Career Hero

Adrian is the co-founder of The Resource Group, an HR consulting agency, and Career Hero, a CV optimization platform. Adrian was named the HR Entrepreneur of the Year by SHRI in 2013, and he regularly blogs on HR tech at 

Jim Green Founder & CEO at Scaled Networks

Based in Singapore and previously London, Jim is the co-founder of a startup that's using cloud and mobile technology to disrupt the staffing space. He is also board advisor to some promising startups in tech, manufacturing, materials and marketplaces.


Recruitment International (RI)

RI provides comprehensive insight and collaboration for the recruitment industry through its products and services including:

  1. Specialist industry research & reports
  2. Conferences & forums
  3. Recruitment industry awards. 


Volcanic's recruitment websites and job boards generate better candidate conversion and growth, with no upfront costs, 30-day contracts and a simple monthly fee.

With offices in Kuala Lumpur, Sydney and Manchester, Volcanic is committed to technology innovation in the regional Recruitment and HR space.