Jake was originally born in Singapore to Kiwi parents, he lived there up until the age of 14 where he experienced a range of cultures, sights and sounds that you’d expect from such a a country. From here, Jake made the decision to go to boarding school in Christchurch to get in touch with his Kiwi roots.

He then completed a Bachelor of Social Science majoring in Labour Studies and Human Resource Management, followed by a Masters in Business Management from The University of Waikato. He then went onto complete a 6 month internship at Jet Aviation in Singapore working under the Global Head of Human Resources. Jake brings to Recruit I.T. a genuine interest in people, the ability to engage with a wide diversity of individuals from a range of backgrounds and cultures and an understanding of large scale complex organisations.

During his down time, Jake has a keen interest in sports, rugby being his favourite. He also enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Jake Riggir

Talent Consultant

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