Global Expatriate Policies & Tax Manager
Louise has led the global mobility strategic function at Nestlé since 2015. Together with her team she is responsible for global mobility transformation, policy design, global vendor management, expat medical plans and compliance oversight. Prior to joining Nestlé, Louise worked at EY for 12 years where she provided expatriate compliance and advisory services to multinationals. Since 2013, Louise has also sat on the Executive Board of the International Dual Career Network (IDCN), a non-profit association with the purpose of facilitating the job search for mobile employees’ partners.
France Global Mobility Practice Leader
Aude is leading the Global Mobility Practice for Mercer in France, and part of the EMEA Centre of Excellence for Global Mobility. Leading the French practice, she assists firms with their global mobility and compensation and benefits challenges and issues through the full spectrum of Mercer’s talent solutions, including consulting, benchmarking, data and technologies. Aude is a speaker at Mercer's Expatriate Management seminars and conferences, and at the Magellan’s Institute roundtables.
Director of Global Operations, EMEA
Irene has extensive experience advising on corporate immigration, mobilization logistics and risk analysis for almost 20 years for companies in the oil and gas, energy, consultancy and IT sectors. During her career, Irene has gained extensive experience in strategic planning at negotiation and implementation stages of new locations, providing solutions and driving initiatives to obtain government exemptions and concessions in Asia, Latin America and Africa. She has a strong capacity for managing different locations, understanding clients’ business objectives and operational needs with an effective and compliant management of approach.
International Sales Manager, UK
Cigna Global Health Benefits Europe
Christopher is responsible for managing and growing relationships with key broker and intermediary accounts at Cigna Global Health Benefits. His expertise lies in understanding how to support clients with mitigating their risk and managing their expatriate populations with globally compliant solutions. Chris has previously held roles at Willis Towers Watson, 3HR Insurance and Xafinity Consulting. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Birmingham.
HRIM Client Relationship Associate Director
Aliza began in global mobility with Accenture (formally Andersen Consulting) where she stayed for 10 years working mainly within expatriate tax. In 2007 she joined the International Mobility team within BP, working within Policy for five years before moving into Global Operations and then across to Client Services in 2014, responsible for downstream, corporate and functions businesses for moves into and out of the UK. Since May 2017 Aliza has had overall accountability across all key business areas for moves into and out of the UK, Europe and South Africa. Aliza is also responsible for BP’s VIP moves and domestic mobility.
Head of International Mobility
Annemarie has worked within the field of international mobility for 16 years and currently holds the role of Head of International Mobility within Philips Lighting, based in Amsterdam. Prior to joining Philips, she held a similar role for five years, heading the global mobility team within Yara, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, where she lived with her family for five years. Annemarie holds a university degree in (fiscal) law, and spent the first nine years of her career in global mobility with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Amsterdam and Oslo.
Global Mobility Senior Specialist
Ryan has been working in the expatriate space for over 12 years, starting at KPMG in the United States before taking a four-year assignment to Australia. He is currently the Global Mobility Senior Specialist for EMEA at FIS, a position that he came to through FIS’ acquisition of SunGard in 2015. In this role, Ryan and his team have overall responsibility for Global Mobility matters within the region. Ryan also assists globally with the program’s overall direction, ensuring it aligns with FIS’ HR and corporate strategies.
Chief Legal Compliance, Senior Immigration Lawyer
Sharon has worked for more than 17 years in global mobility focusing on immigration, compliance and behavioural science. Besides immigration, she also focuses on the humanistic aspects of working across cultures, career continuation strategies, professional repositioning and coping with change. Sharon was short-listed for the Women in Compliance EMEA Award in March 2017, and is the Chief Legal Compliance Officer and Senior Immigration Lawyer at Bisaf Ltd. She specialises in identifying vulnerabilities and navigating uncertain landscapes that pose compliance risks. Sharon holds a Master’s in Law and is completing her MSc in Behavioural Science specialising in Bribery and Corruption.
Victoria Christofides (née Brennan)
Director of Global Mobility Operations
Victoria (nee Brennan) is the Global Mobility Director at Thomson Reuters. Previous roles include two years at The Boston Consulting Group in their Mobility Tax function and eight years at Deloitte in International Assignment Services, before joining Thomson Reuters in May 2015. Victoria holds a BA (Hons) degree in Spanish and Portuguese and is a Chartered Tax Advisor, holding ATT and CTA qualifications. She also took a sabbatical in 2012 to spend 4 months working as an interpreter and project manager for the youth and sustainable development charity Raleigh International in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.
Account Manager & Senior Analyst
Polaris Global Mobility
Francesca is an Account Manager and Senior Analyst at the technology and services company Polaris Global Mobility. Polaris Global Mobility helps its clients to achieve success by leveraging technology and services. Francesca joined the Polaris team shortly after the European office was opened and is managing several of the European accounts as well leading implementation projects for new clients. Francesca has a background in telecommunications engineering, but she has been working in pre and post sales roles for the past 12 years both in the technology and global mobility space.
Director Global Business Solutions
Cultural Awareness International
Mercedes has almost 20 years’ experience in training and development, consulting with HR to develop customised solutions for supporting their international human capital in the areas of mobility and global competency development. For 10 years she worked with a leading Canadian based company supporting their global clients in the area of employee behavioural health, crisis intervention and disaster planning. She is currently Director of Global Business Solutions for Cultural Awareness International, an intercultural training and support company that delivers services worldwide. A graduate of Princeton University, Mercedes also holds an MBA from Tulane University.
UK Immigration Manager
Dhanjaye is a Manager at Newland Chase in London and has been with the company for almost six years. Dhanjaye has held roles in the industry in excess of 11 years, having worked for some of the most respected practices in the industry. Dhanjaye has managed many of Newland Chases’ largest clients, across diverse industries and with varying immigration and mobility needs. He has a deep understanding of what clients’ value in a partner and has international working experience that supports his knowledge base.
Head of Global Mobility
Global Mobility Manager
JLT Group plc
Nicole heads the global mobility function at JLT Group, which provides insurance, reinsurance, employee benefits-related advice, brokerage and associated services. She is responsible for global strategic and operational mobility services to support the business effectively. Nicole has worked and lived in Canada, Japan and the UK, and has experience in professional services, DSP and in-house mobility.
Mark began his career as a Tax advisor with PWC for International clients. He was later an in-house Global Mobility Manager for Deloitte in the Netherlands. Mark also lived and worked for three years in South Africa as Global Mobility Lead for Unilever. In 2015 Mark joined civil engineering and design firm Arup in London as Head of International Mobility where he has overall responsibility for the assignment programmes for some 500 employees in more than 50 countries worldwide. Mark is a member of the FEM London Chapter Steering Committee.
Strategic Projects Lead
Santa Fe Relocation
Global Account Manager
Peregrine Immigration Ltd
Marianne is the Global Account Manager at Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd – a global immigration consultancy that wants to give real immigration knowledge and power to businesses.
With an extensive background in managing global business immigration, Marianne has an excellent awareness of business needs and strategic advice required to support complex applications.
Client Services Manager
Award Winning Mobility Professional
Senior Associate, Global Mobility – Talent
Michael joined Mercer from EY, where he supported and advised on clients’ mobility programs across a range of industry sectors and markets. In his current role, Michael manages a portfolio of clients, providing guidance and support in expatriate compensation, policy and program design, and talent management. In addition, he co-delivers Mercer’s programme for Global Mobility training. With an active role in Mercer’s Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) initiatives and as a member of the Advisory Group on D&I matters, he is also the co-chair of the UK Chapter of Mercer’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies (LGBTA) business resource group.
Johnson Matthey Plc
Dawn has worked in the Global Mobility industry for 20 years. Her current role is in the UK as the Head of Global Mobility for Johnson Matthey Plc, a FTSE 100 Company. She is responsible globally for all aspects of the Group’s short and long term international assignments and their permanent international moves. Prior to this she has had Global, European and Asia Pacific Global Mobility roles based in the UK, Australia and New Zealand working for global companies such as IBM, PwC, Accenture and Fonterra.
Director, Tax and Pensions – Global Mobility
Chris has over 17 years of experience working in the field of global mobility. He has particular expertise in tax and pensions but also uses his experience (including his own time working overseas) to solve people-related challenges. Chris has also helped a number of multinationals to manage risk on short term business travellers; resolve disputes with tax authorities in the UK, US and around the world; manage the complex affairs of senior executives; design and implement global mobility policies, including reward and benefits; move into new locations for the first time and coordinate large assignee populations in multiple locations.
Global Mobility Consultant
Jette is Mercer’s Global Mobility Business Development Consultant, based in London. Over the last 10 years, she has lived and worked in Malaysia, Denmark and the UK in a range of global mobility focused roles, supporting multinational clients with the management of their internationally mobile workforce. Jette has personal experience as an expat, which enables her to emphatically understand and support the needs of assignees while simultaneously being a strategic partner to HR. Jette is responsible for supporting Mercer’s clients with their global mobility requirements, and developing long-term strategic partnerships across industry sectors.
Robert has been with Fragomen for over 20 years. He helps to drive the execution of its vision globally through his leadership roles in strategy, client service engagement, and integrated solutions. Robert works closely with clients and leaders around the world to promote broader and more mobile workforce models through innovative initiatives. Known for his openness to change – and desire to be at the forefront of it – Robert plays a significant role in the firm’s advanced approaches to strategic partnering, talent management and acquisition, client development, program design, and analytics. He has also been instrumental in Fragomen’s development of proprietary client facing technologies.
Senior Manager – Global Mobility
Khadeeja has recently joined Aggreko as Senior Manager Global Mobility, heading up the Global Mobility function for the group. She has an extensive background in mobility having previously worked for a number of Corporates including Colt Technology, Anglo American, Credit Agricole, Unilever and Foster Wheeler, prior to joining Aggreko. She is currently working on implementing a new Global Mobility Framework at Aggreko to roll out globally by January 2018.
Cynthia J. Lange
Partner, Santa Clara and San Francisco, CA, USA
Cynthia Lange leads Fragomen’s High Tech practice in the heart of Silicon Valley. As the Managing Partner of the firm’s Northern California practice, she directs the strategic representation of companies ranging from large Fortune 500 companies to small start-ups in the firm’s “e-group.” She has worked with numerous companies to set up and manage worldwide immigration compliance programs. She also offers legal advice to individual investors and is the Managing Partner of the firm’s I-9 Service Center. Cynthia joined Fragomen more than 30 years ago, after beginning her career at the U.S. Department of Justice as an INS trial attorney.
Head of Talent Acquisition for EMEA
American Express Global Business Travel
Emma has been Head of Talent Acquisition for EMEA at American Express Global Business Travel for over three years and has over 10 years’ worth of experience in recruitment and HR. Throughout her career she has worked in a variety of industries, mainly for large global and matrix organisations including Virgin Media, American Express, Hays and Tui. Outside of work she is studying to achieve a degree and Masters in HR Management at University.
Group Director, Global Mobility
Selina has been working as the Group Director, Global Mobility at WorleyParsons since 2015, where she is responsible for the global leadership of the company’s mobility function. A member of the Global People Leadership Team, Selina is currently leading several global people transformational workstreams covering the areas of mobility, employee benefits and HR vendor sourcing. Selina has 15 years’ experience in the field and began her career in PwC’s expatriate tax practice, before going to PepsiCo in 2010 as the Global Mobility Lead for Europe, and then moving to Lloyd’s Register in 2012 as the Head of Global Mobility.
Vice President, Global Head of Talent Mobility Consulting
Ellyn has global responsibility for the strategic leadership of BGRS’ consulting practice. With 25 years of experience both in corporate and consulting roles she has designed, implemented and successfully managed HR strategies and mobility programmes. Previously, Ellyn was Head of International Mobility in Mercer’s Talent Business. She has also held leadership positions around the globe with assignment management, automotive, the Big 4, life sciences and investment banking firms. Ellyn holds a Master’s degree in HR Management and a Bachelor’s in French and International Relations. She has lived and worked in France, the Netherlands, Ireland, Asia, US and UK.
International Operations Manager - Head of Global Mobility
Karen has been Head of Global Mobility at CrossCountry Consulting since 2016, having begun her career as a Tax Advisor in PwC’s expatriate tax practice. Following PwC, Karen joined the global headquarters of Ireland’s largest PLC., CRH. Karen has a proven track record in managing global mobility programs from operational to strategic levels. With a deep knowledge in designing and implementing efficient, cost effective and compliant mobility solutions, Karen also has a full appreciation for the strategic need for employees to be globally mobile, whether as an enabler for core business objectives or as a driver of the talent management agenda.
Managing Director for Europe
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
Emily heads BAL’s London office where she leads the UK, Ireland, Germany and Europe practices. Working with her team, Emily ensures the highest service delivery, whether for a large compliance consulting project or one of the thousands of individual cases accomplished every year. Emily is a solicitor with over 12 years’ experience, working both in the UK and Hong Kong, in roles both at law firms and a relocation management company. She particularly enjoys speaking on the topic of immigration as well as working with clients and her team to drive assignee experience and provide tailored, culturally meaningful immigration programs.
EMEA Region Lead - Global Employee Mobility
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Iva leads the Global Employee Mobility organization for EMEA at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. As well as being responsible for the operations in region, her scope entails global project management, third party vendor management and strategic partnership with the business. Prior to joining HPE, Iva gained more than seven years of experience in global mobility and expatriate management at SAP.
Software Solutions Consultant
As Software Solutions Consultant, Antonia forms the bridge between ECA’s Client Services and Software teams. In her role, she collates feedback and requirements from existing and prospective clients to assist with ongoing software projects as well as to support software sales and product development. Antonia regularly presents at ECA and industry events and writes for ECA’s blog.
Antonio manages the operations for the UK practice. He also provides bespoke immigration solutions for individual and corporate clients and is a specialist in complex investment, family and employment immigration under UK immigration rules and under European Union Law. Antonio has over a decade of experience in this field and has worked in both high-street and top-tier Legal 500 law firms. He has been involved in a number of complex European and Domestic cases, notably with the Right to Work for third country nationals under European Freedom of Movement provisions.
Director of Consulting Services
Weichert Workforce Mobility
Laura brings more than 20 years’ global mobility experience to her role at Weichert Workforce Mobility. She has spent her entire professional career in global workforce mobility and assignment management consulting with special focus on outsourcing, cost reduction, change management, cross-cultural training, program implementation and global tax and compensation. Prior to joining Weichert, she held roles with KPMG, Hewitt and Cartus, where she helped Fortune 500 companies create and maintain stronger international assignment policies, focused on new client implementations, HR transformation initiatives, and tri-regional service delivery models. Laura has lived and worked overseas in the UK and China.
Ashleigh is CIPD qualified, and works with a rewarding client portfolio of journalists and technologists across some challenging locations. Ashleigh started her expat career with UBS AG, in New York, before moving to London to take up various roles ranging from Global Mobility Operations Business Support to International Tax Compliance before assuming her current role. Ashleigh holds a Master’s in Business from the University of Ulster and enjoys globe-trotting to help her stay in touch with the needs of her clients.
Head of UK Operations
Vicki has a long career in global mobility, both in-house and in professional services for the Big 4. Her experience includes responsibility for all manner of mobility services, vendors, projects, and large-scale programme change management. Vicki specialises in mobility business process ̶ particularly in ‘translating’ policy concepts into practical solutions, using a variety of technical tools and resources. Vicki heads up Equus UK and also has significant experience as an expatriate herself, having lived in Japan for almost 10 years.
Principal, Global Mobility
Olivier has 19 years’ experience in the management consulting industry. Olivier is helping companies manage more effectively their globally mobile talent through the use of information, consulting services and management technology. His consultancy work includes projects related to all aspects of global mobility and, more specifically, international mobility strategy development, expatriation policy design and benchmarking, expatriate compensation models, and expatriate talent management. Some of the recent projects Olivier has led have focused on topics such as expatriate population segmentation issues, aligning expatriate talent and compensation policies, moves from low-paying countries, local-plus compensation approaches and mobility in emerging markets.
Independent Global Mobility Leader
Rita has more than 19 years of experience in global mobility. With Deloitte and KPMG, she provided cross-border tax compliance; tax planning for international assignments; and global mobility co-sourcing for clients. As Senior Manager in International HR Operations with Lockheed Martin, she managed Lockheed Martin’s Expatriate Tax Program, including cost estimation of expatriate assignment-related costs; managed payroll delivery to UK local national population; and coordinated HR operations support for local nationals in Asia Pacific and EMEA. Rita is a CPA, she has had both short and long-term assignments in Asia and EMEA, and currently resides in Los Angeles.
Senior Manager, Mobility Program Development
Nicole is currently working on the global mobility transformation which will bring BD’s Global Mobility Program a competitive edge. With over 12 years’ mobility experience and having lived and worked in countries including, UK, USA, China, Hong Kong, Israel and Poland – Nicole understands the complexities faced in different regions as well as the move process from a business and consumer perspective. Prior to working with BD, Nicole has worked with PMI, EY, Deloitte, Grandbond and RBS. Nicole has a varied experience base and has managed teams and strategic projects to achieve objectives and create sustainable mobility functions.
Viv has 30 years’ experience in the global mobility field, working in the financial services sector. She began her GM career at Citibank (now Citi) in 1986. Viv left Citi in 2007 after working her way up through the ranks to become Vice President. She then held GM managerial roles at ABN AMRO and RBS. After completing a contract role at Barclays, she joined Aviva at the end of 2015 as the Head of Global Mobility. In 2015, Viv was the deserving recipient of the EMEA FEM EMMA for her Outstanding Contribution to Global Mobility.
Global Mobility - Senior Manager
Allen & Overy
Hélène has over 10 years’ experience in Global Mobility both as a consultant (Cartus & Deloitte) and in-house (Allen & Overy). Her role at A&O is to improve the firm’s strategy to encourage mobility around the network and to ensure the global execution of the mobility strategy, policies and processes through a global mobility operating structure. Since its founding in 1930, Allen & Overy has grown to become one of the largest law firms in the world, with approximately 5,000 staff including over 500 partners in 44 offices worldwide. Hélène has lived in France, the UK, Hong Kong and Morocco.
Talent Mobility EMEA Director
Johnson & Johnson
Sigrid took on this role in 2013 and has responsibility for developing and executing talent mobility strategies to support the J&J businesses in EMEA. She has considerable experience in global mobility and international tax. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, she was Global Mobility Manager EMEA with Cargill Europe, and before that was at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Belgium and the UK. Sigrid holds a Master’s in Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp, certification as a Belgian Tax Consultant and completed a Master’s in Tax Management and a Master’s in European Studies from UCL (Belgium) and Pantion University in Athens, Greece.
VP, International Compensation & Benefits
Julie is an accomplished Compensation & Benefits leader, with over 17 years of experience. She has worked at Discovery Communications for 10 years which has given her thorough knowledge in working across a broad spectrum of markets in a fast evolving industry. In her position as the Vice President, International Compensation and Benefits for the Discovery Group, she leads its International Compensation & Benefits business strategy and has oversight of a large team across over 30 countries in Asia and Europe. Prior to joining Discovery Julie held Compensation & Benefits roles at DHL, Pitney Bowes and Watson Wyatt.
Colonel Army Policy
Ministry of Defence, UK
Col Marcus Reedman was commissioned into the Royal Gurkha Rifles in 1994. He has commanded at all levels to Battalion Commander, deploying on multiple operations in the Far East, MENA and Sub Saharan Africa. In Staff appointments he has been responsible for the preparation and training of units deploying on operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and more recently within the MoD as the Defence Policy lead for the Horn of Africa. He has experience in cross government policy and planning and has worked extensively with the FCO, DfID and the Stabilisation Unit. He is currently Colonel, Army Policy in the MoD.
Head of Consultancy
David has been Head of Consultancy at ECA International since 2007. Having worked in international assignment management for over 20 years he has advised major multinationals, developing, implementing and evaluating GM policies in and out of developed and emerging markets. David also gained three years’ consultancy experience with some of Europe’s leading companies in his role as Expatriate Compensation and Benefits Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. As well as reviewing and developing international compensation and benefits strategies for clients, David advises on the delivery of international pay, and helps HR to evaluate their mobility systems to improve cost, process and compliance.
Ian is a Partner at Fragomen’s London office, where he focuses on UK immigration and manages Fragomen’s UK Government Strategies Practice. Ian works with decision-makers in and around government, helping people understand how the immigration system can better support business. Before joining Fragomen, he spent eight years at the Home Office working on migration and criminal justice policies. In January 2009, Ian took responsibility for the development and oversight of the UK’s economic migration policy. As a civil servant he played a central part in the design and implementation of the UK's policy of placing a cap on economic migrants.
Global Mobility Director
Helen is the Global Mobility Director at Diageo, the global drinks company and over the last two years she has been responsible for developing the strategic direction by aligning the GM function to talent management, bringing in a segmented approach to mobility. Her current focus is all about identifying those ‘moments that matter’ to the internationally mobile population and driving greater atomisation in the function. Previously Helen worked at Deloitte, where she was the International Mobility Business Partner, and prior to that she was Head of International HR at Nestlé UK&I. Helen is passionate about developing teams and leading them through change.
Lilach Sela Sagi
Vice-President, Global Compensation and Benefits, HR
Lilach joined Amdocs 17 years ago where her first area of responsibility was to manage the Compensation and Benefits unit for Israel-based employees. In 2002, she set up and managed the newly created Global C&B unit for Amdocs employees worldwide. Lilach is a Global Compensation and Benefits Executive, with expertise in the technology market (America, Europe, APAC, Israel, India). She heads the team responsible for developing strategies and policies for C&B and global mobility, ensuring that they are aligned with company business strategy. Before joining Amdocs, Lilach worked as a senior economist at the Ministry of Finance of Israel.
Neerav works in ECA’s Consultancy Team, providing advisory services ranging from simple calculations to complex policy reviews. Having previously worked in-house, he is aware of challenges faced by IHR teams and offers practical advice covering all aspects of global mobility. His remit includes salary calculations, compensation package comparisons, assignment cost projections policy reviews and advising clients on assignment policy, expatriate management and salary systems as well as compliance issues Neerav also facilitates ECA’s comprehensive two-day IHRP training programme and regularly presents at industry forums.
Principal Global Mobility Specialist
Ed is the Principal Global Mobility Specialist at the Norwegian energy company Statoil - one of the largest multinational energy companies in the world with over 20,000 employees operating in over 40 countries globally. With over ten years’ experience in the industry, Ed has previously worked in the in-house mobility teams at Citi and Clifford Chance LLP. At Statoil, he is involved in the design and improvement of Statoil’s global mobility policies and processes. His role also involves the development of the mobility team’s reporting and analytics capabilities across Statoil’s global network.
International Sales Manager
Cigna Global Health Benefits
Nick has built up an extensive and thorough knowledge of the international healthcare market over the past 12 years with experience working across multiple healthcare providers and intermediaries both here in the UK and overseas. At Cigna, he covers the full spectrum of servicing, funding mechanisms and product lines offered by Cigna and the wider market. Nick has previously held roles at Now Health International, SJA International, Willis Towers Watson and BUPA.
Global Mobility, Senior Consultant
Jessica worked in the Sydney and London offices of SunGard before the purchase by FIS in late 2015. She is currently the Global Mobility Junior Specialist at FIS and manages the Global Business Traveller Program, which is focused on mitigating immigration and tax risks associated with international business travel. Her role has evolved from developing and implementing the program to 12,000 employees, to continual assessment of cases and program enhancement. With FIS’s acquisition of SunGard, Jessica is currently working with the full Global Mobility Team redeveloping and implementing the Global Business Traveller Program across all areas of the FIS business.
Compensation Services Practice Leader
Crown World Mobility
Global Head of Human Resources
Foster & Partners
Charlotte is the Global Head of HR and Partner with a seat on Foster + Partners’ management board. She has 20 years’ cross sector experience in various industries including professional services, investment, construction and technology. Charlotte is responsible for implementing all HR strategies including building a commercially focused HR team, developing and implementing the strategic people agenda across multiple locations and influencing senior stakeholders. She is also responsible for the full range of HR functions including learning and development, resourcing, employee relations, reward, global mobility, organisation design and change management. Charlotte regularly speaks on Women in Business, Global Mobility and Diversity.
Head of Content
Forum for Expatriate Management
Claire has more than 20 years’ experience in publishing, working as a managing editor, writer and journalist, both in the print and digital world. She has worked for major publishing houses, real estate and technology companies, and before moving to FEM, was previously the Online Editor at Relocate Global. Now managing the FEM website and associated reports, Claire will be chairing the London Chapter meetings and attending all the major conferences, summits and EMMAs in EMEA, APAC and the Americas where she is keen to meet new members and to broaden the FEM community.
Senior Manager and Attorney
Director, Global Mobility Solutions
Anja leads a culturally diverse, virtual team based in eight countries. She is responsible for managing developmental mobility programs and pipelines at EY and for providing new and better talent management tools across the assignee lifecycle, improving assignee experience and optimizing EY’s Mobility Framework. During her 20 years in EMEIA and the US, Anja has engaged in rethinking and redesigning existing mobility practices and establishing new products. Coming from a legal background, she combines in-depth technical knowledge with a practical focus on building teams across borders. Anja is deeply passionate about mobility and supporting EY's strategic vision through innovative mobility solutions.
Andreas von Strachwitz
Regional Vice Presdient, EMEA
Andreas Strachwitz focuses on identifying and managing opportunities and client engagements for Weichert in the EMEA region. He works with some of the world’s leading companies to help build customized mobility solutions. Working closely with his corporate partners and colleagues, he provides guidance and insight on refining policy, boosting program effectiveness and identifying opportunities for cost savings. After spending several years working in the international air and sea freight business, Andreas worked for an international household goods company in Munich. In 2004 he relocated to the UK to help Cartus develop their global mobility offering.
Workforce Demand - Immigration Lead Eastern Hemisphere
Annie advises on deployment strategy, particularly into challenging locations, compliance concerns and service escalations at Baker Hughes, a GE Company. Her role includes liaison with internal Legal and Compliance teams, relevant HR functional teams and immigration vendors to ensure alignment between overall compliance initiatives and the immigration program. Annie has 15 years’ experience in immigration. Prior to joining Baker Hughes, she worked for Fragomen as part of the foreign consular team handling consular applications across Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, as well as document procurement and legalizations Europe and sub-Saharan Africa-wide. Previously, Annie undertook private client work into Australia and New Zealand.
VP of Technology Solutions
Tim joined Equus in 2016 where he jointly leads business development in EMEA and Asia. He jumped straight in to the global mobility after his MSc degree in Strategic Training and Development from the University of Surrey. He has led regional and global mobility programs in-house for well-known multinational organisations in the financial services, consumer goods and technology sectors. He also has experience consulting in the Big 4, as well as working as an independent consultant advising a broad range of clients on how to establish and develop their global mobility programs. Tim’s particular area of interest is talent development.
Head of People Experience
Nikki is a Southern California native who relocated to England 14 years ago. She studied Business Administration and has built her career by focusing on people. She has been at Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics for 11 years and worked across most of the business. She has had the opportunity to wear many hats and work in several countries. As Head of People Experience, she and her team focus on the issues of freedom of movement, immigration, global mobility, employee experience, relations, engagement and well-being.
Manager, Global Mobility & Benefits
Sandra is responsible for driving and executing HEINEKEN’s Global Mobility policies. Together with her team, she is responsible for HEINEKEN’s more than 650 long term assignees spread across 90 operating companies, including many in remote and hardship locations. She is passionate about international moves, recognising that behind the statistics there are families with unique situations. Prior to joining HEINEKEN, Sandra worked for worked for an international human resources consulting firm where she advised multinationals on pension and benefit plan strategy, governance and M&As.
Mobility Lead – Europe, Turkey & CIS
Nigel is the Mobility Lead at Wood plc (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler) where he has accountability for all cross-border movements within Europe, Turkey & CIS and leads a team of four mobility specialists based in the UK and Italy. Nigel has been with Wood plc since 1991, based in the UK and has international experience working for several years overseas in the Middle East and Asia. His career with Wood started in HR Operations prior to moving into the mobility field, where he now has over 15 years’ mobility experience.