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.
Anne-Marie is currently the Global Mobility Manager for GE Healthcare. Prior to this role, Anne-Marie spent six years as a Global Mobility Specialist in GE and the years between 2004 and 2006 with Cartus Relocation where she began her career in global mobility. Her particular areas of interest are policy development and assignment compensation. Anne-Marie enjoyed 16 years of expatriation with her family in various locations, before returning to the UK to complete a BA Hons in French Literature from King’s College London.
Astrid is responsible for International Assignments and Business Travel in and out of Great Britain and Ireland. GB&I has a relatively large proportion of Siemens International Assignments (top 10) and business travel (4th largest after Germany, Austria, China) within Siemens.
Astrid also currently leads the Siemens Brexit Project for HR. Siemens has 800 EU nationals in the UK, and about 400 UK nationals in Europe. Astid began her career at Siemens in 1989 and has worked in start-up areas, program management, international projects, change management, business process outsourcing, finance, IT and now in HR.
Erika May-Lütgenbruch is Head of Executive Management and International Mobility at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft, one of the largest suppliers of process technology for the food industry and a wide range of other industries with more than 18.000 employees globally.
With more than 20 years of professional experience in International HR Management, Erika has a profound knowledge and expertise in Global Mobility. In her current position, she is responsible for the development and implementation of corporate policies and guidelines, the management of the Top Executives as well as the coordination of all types of international staff transfers across more than 50 countries world-wide."
Helen is Director of Global Mobility at AstraZeneca Plc, a major pharmaceutical company.
For the past 11 years she has led a team responsible for the design, development and delivery of high quality policy solutions and specialised programmes to support international assignments globally. In 2008 Global Mobility was repositioned to align with Talent and in January 2011 her role was expanded to include one-time relocation globally. She has held a number of general and specialist positions in HR, predominantly within the pharmaceutical sector, and spent several years working within finance before assuming responsibility for global mobility.
With over ten years in the mobility industry, Jackie started her Avery Dennison career in California and later was seconded to the European headquarters in Leiden, Netherlands where she implemented the mobility programs in EMEA. She has now localized in the Netherlands and continues to manage both the US Domestic and EMEA mobility programs. Prior to Avery Dennison Jackie worked in Boston in various fields including immigration advising and public accounting at Deloitte, and she is currently completing her Masters in International HR & Global Mobility at Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
For many years Kate was a PwC tax director specialising in international assignments, employment taxes and HR consulting. During 2011 Kate left PwC to join Balfour Beatty to design and implement a centralised Global Mobility function across all Divisions. Once completed, in 2015, Kate joined RELX Group as Head of Global Mobility to lead and take forward the implementation of the newly created Global Talent Mobility team.
RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. The Company operates in four segments: Scientific, Technical & Medical; Risk & Business Analytics; Legal, and Exhibitions. With 30,000 employees across 180 countries, RELX is a diverse and complex group.
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.
Having joined Deloitte in 1999 following completion of the graduate tax programme with PWC, I have worked with assignees from the very beginning of my career. Initially in a client facing role I supported the US assignees of corporates with UK and US tax compliance, and latterly with wider Mobility issues. I have also had two short term assignments to the US and India. In 2012 I moved internally to lead the internal function through a complete transformation project whilst providing Mobility Services to the UK Firm. We continue to relocate our people globally, additionally supporting client project deployment, and business travellers.
Mark began his career as an expat tax advisor for international clients with PWC, and later became an in-house global mobility manager for Deloitte in the Netherlands. He lived and worked for three years in South Africa as Global Mobility Lead for Unilever. In 2015, Mark joined Arup in London as Head of International Mobility. And since 1 November 2018 Mark is based in Amsterdam as Head of Mobility with Booking.com. Mark is also a member of the Advisory Board with Certino and is a registered Global Mobility Strategic Talent specialist (GMS-T )with the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council and a regular speaker at global mobility industry conferences
Nick has more than 20 years of experience working in Global Mobility. He spent 16 years consulting as a Director at EY and at PwC, working with clients across all industries. He has worked in house at JP Morgan, Thomson Reuters & BP. Nick has successfully lead numerous major GM implementation and change programs including GM Workflow software, GM Policy integration and change, Global Employment Companies, Expatriate Cost Management and Global Compensation & Payroll Management. Nick is now responsible for Global Mobility as well as domestic Payrolls, Employment Taxes and Reward at Cerberus.
Nicolai is Head of Global Mobility at Ramboll, a leading engineering company founded in Denmark with over 13,000 employees spread across 35 countries. Nicolai joined Ramboll in 2013 and is responsible for its global mobility program, managing the Centre of Excellence and leading the team through many changes. Beginning his international career in 1997 at Arthur Andersen, Nicolai specialized in international tax and social security advisory; embedding a clear client-focus into his core corporate DNA. He continued his career at Deloitte where he was responsible for change management projects and gaining expert knowledge in process optimization.
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.
Nicole has nearly 10 years of experience in global mobility and expatriate taxation. She started her professional career with EY in Switzerland, where she was working in a dual role in the Expatriate Tax Advisory Team and the Global Mobility Policy Advisory Team.
After 4 years in the consulting industry, she decided to move to an in-house Global Mobility role with Zurich Insurance in Switzerland. Nicole is responsible for the Group’s global policies and related processes, supports annual compensation processes and advises on all sorts of compliance topics.
Nicole holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Management with Major in Human Resources.
Pieter is an International HR Expert at Bayer AG responsible for a coordinating the country HR functions across Europe, ensuring the Country HR Heads understand Corporate initiatives and direction while representing the country perspective in HQ. Pieter has nearly 20 years of experience in international mobility and tax consulting having worked with different global tax providers and multi-national companies in the UK, Switzerland and Germany and has an extensive knowledge of the global mobility industry.
Selina is the Group Director, Global Mobility and Global People Projects at WorleyParsons where she is responsible for the leadership of the company’s mobility function, expatriate tax, employee benefits insurances and strategic global people projects.
A postgraduate with 17 years’ experience in the field , Selina began her career on PwC’s graduate programme within their expatriate tax practice, prior to making her move into mobility industry roles. She joined PepsiCo as the Global Mobility Lead for EMEA, before working at Lloyd’s Register as the Head of Global Mobility.
Selina has undertaken professional qualifications in Tax, HR, Mobility and Project Management (ATT, CTA, CIPD, SGMS, SGMS-T, PRINCE2) and is a Fellow of the ATT, CIPD and AHRI (Australian HR Institute).
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.
Shirley Maxwell is based in London as the Head of Global Mobility, EMEA at Nomura International plc, a Japanese Investment bank headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Shirley joined in 2008 as Nomura acquired the European and Asian business of Lehman Brothers. Nomura has approx. 3,400 employees working across 17 different cities within EMEA and has a global presence in over 30 countries. There are approx. 200 assignees on constant rotation within the EMEA Region.
Prior to Nomura, Shirley worked at Citi as a Global Mobility Specialist and at British Telecom in various HR positions.
Valerie started her career at Arthur Andersen (September 2000) - incorporated in Deloitte - Manager Global Employer Solutions (Personal & Expatriate Taxation) - Belgium, outsourcing projects to BNP Paribas Fortis and Bekaert within international mobility departments (Belgium). Valeria then went on to join NV Bekaert in January 2015.