Industry veteran Miles Hunt became the first-ever chairman of Cobalt Recruitment in 2019. He also serves as chairman at Darwin Recruitment and Australia-based Davidson. Additionally, for the past five years, he has been chairman of APSCo Global, which represents the professional recruitment sector in Germany, Singapore and Australia as well as the UK. In 2013, he launched private equity investment firm Benula Capital, which has nine investments in the staffing sector, HR consulting firms and providers of recruiting technology. Prior to Benula, Hunt founded UK-based international staffing specialist Empresaria Group in 1996 and led its IPO in 2004 before stepping down as chief executive in 2012.