Our Senior Management

Craig Saphin
President and Representative Director, en world Japan K.K., President, en world Group, and Director, en-japan inc.

Craig joined en world in 2007. A member of the Board of Directors, he has overall responsibility for all permanent and contract recruitment in Japan. Prior to en world, Craig gained extensive Sales and Marketing experience in Asia Pacific with roles as EFI Japan President and Senior Director of APAC as well as 9 years experience at Fuji Xerox in Australia. Craig holds an MBA from the University of New South Wales. A fitness enthusiast, Craig hails from Australia and moved to Japan for the 2nd time in 2000 with his wife. In the community Craig is the chair of the Japan based charity, TELL, and a member of the ANZCCJ executive committee.


Neal Walters
Executive Vice President

After working in education for a number of institutions in Osaka, he came to Tokyo to join en world in 2004. Neal’s focus is to apply creative but effective hiring solutions to solve companies’ Human Resource problems without consuming the client’s time and resources. Neal has been particularly successful in introducing Senior HR professionals to global companies across all industries in the Tokyo market.  With fluent Japanese, and a very broad network in Asia Pacific and Japan, Neal has become a highly valued member of the en world sales force. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Neal has been living in Japan for approximately 15 years based both in Osaka and Tokyo.