Bence is a pr expert, journalist and researcher of the international wealth management solutions. He became the best television reporter of Hungary in 2000, and after several years as foreign affairs correspondent at RTL Klub television, he continued his career in the public relations industry. After the successful kickstart of RE/MAX in Hungary, Bence left the marketing director role to research the Swiss private bank sector as a marketing agent. He started to explore the practical and legal immigration aspects of the several jurisdictions from 2008. Author of the books:
“Buying a second citizenship.”
“Paraguay Citizenship and the Permanent Residence Permit Programs”
Bence publishes information about HNWI immigration issues in English, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Private Wealth Industry Group
Benjamin Szeto is the Deputy Head of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Private Wealth Industry Group. His forte lies in crafting structures, solutions and strategies for families, business owners and high net worth individuals (HNWIs). He is a regular speaker on wealth matters.
He has 20 years of experience advising HNWIs, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, listed entities and Fortune 500 corporations on a wide range of transactions. These dealings span diverse jurisdictions and include trusts, wealth and legacy planning, investments, real estate matters, acquisitions and divestments, and various deal documentation. ASEAN and international clients rely on Benjamin to separate their business risks from their family wealth.
Benjamin is a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and an author for LexisNexis Practical Guidance Singapore on Trusts. He was called to the Bar as a Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) (1997) and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore (1998). He has been conferred a Master of Science (Real Estate) from the National University of Singapore and holds a Diploma in Financial Management from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Benjamin is an Expert Panel Member of the SMU Pro Bono Centre. Away from the ofice, he sits on the Council and heads the Fund Raising and Audit Committees of Nature Society (Singapore), a registered charity with IPC status. In addition, he serves as Assistant Honourary Treasurer on the Management Committee of the Old Victorians’ Association and on the Executive Committee of the Catholic Business Network. He is also a volunteer at Mensa Singapore and the Founder of a special interest group.
As a Business and Law Graduate, Bilal Zahoor has been advising on immigration matters of UK, USA, Canada, Australia and Europe to Pakistani and Middle East Clients. He started his immigration law practice in 2010 and now runs his own brand as “M.I.S Legal (Migration & Investment Services)”. In the last 9 years of his practice, Bilal Zahoor has assisted more than 900 clients in Immigration / Visa Applications. His specialty includes (but is not limited to) Skilled Migration, Business Immigration, Investment Immigration, Visa Appeals, visa Refusal Matters, Visa Cancellation Cases, Deportation Cases, and Family Immigration etc. He has also been an active participant in various immigration conferences around the globe and has prepared various reports / presentations on immigration issues. His latest work was recognized at “Cornell University – USA” where he was called for a presentation in a Migration Conference in Sep 2018.
Carlyle is Barrister and Solicitor who practices in the areas of corporate and financial services law. He admitted in Anguilla, the BVI, St. Kitts/Nevis and New Zealand, owns and manages the Stafford Group of Companies. He studied law in London at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, where he obtained an LLB (Hons) degree in 2001 and with the University of London (International Programme) from which he obtained an LLM degree in Corporate and Commercial Law in 2005. He completed the Legal Education Certificate (LEC) at the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad in March 2013 and was admitted as a barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in Anguilla and BVI in 2013. He speaks and writes widely on issues affecting international financial services and citizenship programmes and splits his time between Anguilla and Dubai. In Dubai, he manages Carlyle Rogers Legal Consultants FZE which focuses on providing wealth management and tax planning advice for HNWIs and AML/FATCA/CRS compliance.
Christian Nesheim is the founder and editor of Investment Migration Insider (imidaily.com), the leading publication for the residence and citizenship by investment industry.
Investment Migration Insider’s readers are professionals from immigration companies, property developers, law firms, private wealth advisories and family offices, due diligence firms, policy-makers and a handful of prime ministers.The publication features breaking news, commentary on current events, interviews with key figures, an extensive overview of relevant conferences, and the only job listing site dedicated exclusively to the CBI/RBI industry.
Investment Migration Insider publishes its English-language content on imidaily.com, and in Mandarin on its WeChat platform (see 投资移民知情者), which caters to a substantial base of Chinese readers.Norwegian by birth, Christian holds a Bachelor’s Degree from University of San Francisco and an MBA from University of Chongqing. He has spent the last six years living and working in Greater China and is a fluent Mandarin speaker.
Since 2005, Cayman has been the leading specialists in on-boarding foreign individuals and companies into Singapore through the provision of holistic services in Corporate Consultancy and Immigration. The Group also deals with Immigration Investments, alongside Merger and Acquisitions.
Raffles Immigration Pte. Ltd. (f.k.a Singapore Immigration Pte. Ltd.), was established in 2011 as the first fully-fledged immigration firm in Singapore. It has focused on assisting foreigners in applying for Permanent Residency in Singapore through the PTS or GIP programs. Till date, the Group has served more than 5000 foreigners by helping them settle in Singapore.
Mr. Dainial has also been on the Business Advisory Board of PSB Academy since 2015, and actively involves himself as a BoardMember with round-table discussions led by both SMCCI and ASME. These discussions are usually with governmental agencies such as the Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Manpower, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, and the newly formed Enterprise Singapore.
David A. Enterline is Managing Partner of Enterline and Partners Consulting in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Of Counsel of WTW – Taipei Commercial Law Firm, in Taipei, Taiwan, and David’s 25+ year professional career has been predominately practicing U.S. immigration law across Asia. David focuses on representing high net worth individuals seeking to immigrate to the U.S. via the EB-5 Immigrant Investor visa, as well as other business and investment visas such as the E-1, E-2, L-1, and EB-1. He is active in the AILA Bangkok District Chapter having served in various leadership positions and currently serves as Treasurer.
Eric Xue is the chief executive officer of DEZHU US. He founded DEZHU US in 2013, bringing more than 15 years of financial industry experience, and executive management experience to his role in the group.
Mr. Xue lead DEZHU US to build a $500 million portfolio in United States, and play an active role in the international investment domain. Since founding DEZHU, Mr. Xue and his team has delivered more than a million square feet development, and helped hundreds investors to achieve their investment goals.
Mr. Xue graduated from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China at 2000, and got his MBA degree in Georgia Tech. Before he founded DEZHU US, he was a senior vice president of Bank of America and a senior manager of Deloitte Consulting.
George Chrysochos is one of the Directors of Cyfield Group of Companies. He has been involved with the family business from a very young age, serving in all sectors of the business. Before joining the family business full time, he had worked in the United States and Greece, as a consultant for Navigant and Mckinsey & Company. He gained experience in multiple functions including strategy and operations, mergers and acquisitions and organizational restructuring. He had a diverse involvement in industrial, energy, infrastructure, telecom, pharmaceutical and financial companies. While working as a consultant he had day to day involvement with Cyfield, participating in key strategic and operational decisions. He returned to Cyprus with a vision to expand the family in business into a regional civil and EPC contractor and enter the energy market. He currently leads the contracting, manufacturing and energy companies of the group. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Structural Engineering from Stanford University. He is a member of many professional organizations in the US and Cyprus including ASCE and ETEK.
Attorney Guillaume Matz completed a Master in Political Sciences in France and became a member of the Paris Bar Association.
He gained experience in commercial and litigation laws in Paris and London before expanding to the international scale.
Mr. Matz specialized in cross-boarding transactions and immigration. He holds a strong experience in South East Asia, where he advises corporations on offshore strategies and high net worth individuals on structuring their private wealth.
Guillaume is fluent in French, English and proficient in Thai and Vietnamese.
Harvey Law Group (HLG) was founded in Montreal, Québec in 1992 by Attorney Jean-François Harvey. Mr. Harvey completed a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Ottawa and was appointed to the Québec Bar in 1992, and is a member in good standing of both the Québec and Canadian Bar Associations.
Mr. Harvey is recognized internationally as an expert in Immigration Law, and he brings a wealth of experience in providing comprehensive immigration law services to corporations and high net worth individuals.
Mr. Harvey also brings extensive experience in commercial legal matters, and in particular has advised on many high-value due diligence and merger and acquisition activities for a broad range of International and multinational industries.
Appointed in July 2018, Huw Wedlock is Director of The Fry Group’s Singapore operation. Huw has 20 years industry experience working with financial advisers in multiple jurisdictions. He previously worked at Old Mutual International, where he has spent 15 years, most recently as Area Manager, ASEAN. Earlier in his career he worked as a Business Consultant with Skandia UK prior to the acquisition by Old Mutual, and prior to that he worked for Friends Provident for three years as a business consultant. A committed and passionate individual, Huw is focussed on raising standards and transparency in the Financial Advisory Industry.
Vanuatu Information Centre, Official Appointed DSP Citizenship Representative
Prior to relocating to Asia in the mid-1990s, James spent time in a United Kingdom Government role specializing in bi-lateral relations between the UK and Central and Eastern Europe.
With a consulting career in Asia spanning twenty plus years and, residing in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Bangkok, James has acquired an extensive understanding of issues surrounding global mobility, initially as the owner of a Hong Kong-headquartered executive search company, working with many multinational companies around the world.
After his business was acquired by a global top five firm, James settled on a broader consulting career, capitalizing on his wide range of contacts to assist companies with market-entry and business development in Asia. Involvement in the area of “Citizenship by Investment” was a natural progression and, it is through this that James came into contact with the Government of Vanuatu to support the launch of their 2017 “Development Support Program” (DSP), and the growth of the Vanuatu Information Centre (VIC) network.
James has a key role in developing strategic Investment-Migration Industry relationships on behalf of the DSP, as well as supporting the Vanuatu Government in seeking greater opportunities internationally for Investment, bi-lateral trade and inbound tourism. He is currently planning the 2018 opening of a VIC in London to provide support to Vanuatu in the markets of Europe, Middle East and Africa.
James is originally from the UK and a graduate of Brunel University (WLI).
Strategically located in Singapore, James is at a nexus for investment and migration flow between Asia and both Australia and New Zealand. As an experienced and qualified practitioner, he mentors and trains registered agents and licensed immigration advisers, in addition to consulting on migration practice establishment. To date he has guided the establishment of 6 migration firms across Asia. Prior to the migration industry, James had corporate management experience across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. James is qualified as an Australian registered migration agent (#0428740) and a NZ licensed immigration adviser (#200800600).
Citizenship by Investment Unit, Saint Lucia (CIP Saint Lucia)
Mr. Alfred career has been primarily within the financial services sector, having worked in the domestic and offshore financial sector. He has held senior and executive positions within the banking sector in Barbados, Cayman and Saint Lucia as well as working experience in taxation; auditing and regulation/supervision.
Mr. Alfred has also acquired extensive experience in the area of compliance and anti-money laundering during his stint as Head regulator/supervisor for Saint Lucia’s offshore sector and Registrar of Insurance. He is a trained IMF/Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) Mutual Evaluator and was the financial expert in the 1st mutual evaluation exercise conducted on Guyana.
Mr. Alfred is also an appointed Commissioner to CARICOM Competition Commission.
Olderigo is a tax partner with more than twenty-five years of tax specialist experience within Deloitte in Italy, in the US and, currently, in China.
In Italy, after working at Deloitte’s Rome and Milan offices, he became tax partner in Florence, where he established and led the local tax practice from 2000 to 2008.
From 2008 until 2012, he worked at Deloitte US in New York as Managing Director of the Italian Desk, assisting many Deloitte US clients with their investments in Italy.
From 2012, Olderigo is at the head of Deloitte Italy’s China Desk in Hong Kong, where he supports Italian firms based in China and Asia-Pacific with their local tax issues and consults Chinese groups in the acquisition process of investments in Italy.
Sam Bayat is a Quebec (Canada) licensed attorney with background in international law and is specialized in corporate migration. He has over twenty years experience in business immigration and citizenship consultancy.
He was the former president and vice president of Canadian Bar, International Section in Quebec. He had lectured in the International law at the Concordia University in Montreal. He is the senior resident lawyer of the law firm, Bayat Legal Services (BLS) in Dubai.
As the pace of immigration for Canada out of the Middle East stepped up, Sam Bayat set up in 1993 a small law practice in Dubai. Today BLS an international law firm, working with a network of law firms, legal professionals and trade consultants, around the world.
The group has specialists working on sanction, corporate/commercial, investment/banking, and arbitration laws. But the group main focus continues to be on business migration, residency and economic citizenship laws.
Bayat has published two books on Canadian immigration law in 2000 (All you need to know about moving to Canada and in 2003 (Canada after September 11, immigration and settlement).
He also has written two books on immigrants’ lives in Canada Canada’s immigrants, heroes and countrymen (Vol. I and II).
His has written several chapters in a new book published in collaboration with International Bar, corporate business immigration review, describing several countries business immigration laws.
For the last ten years Tasos Stavrou has gained extraordinary experience in the real estate industry through the demanding positions and roles he has maintained on a national and international level. Based in Cyprus, Tasos is the Group Sales Manager of Aristo Developers – Cyprus’ most reputable property and construction developer. His diverse and extensive knowledge of real estate has inspired Tasos to broaden the Company’s horizons, by establishing and managing overseas operations across the globe. In his capacity as General Manager for China and Asia, Tasos has motivated a team of professionals to achieve both common and personal goals. His strength in building strong and dedicated teams within the workforce has led to extraordinary and innovative results. Tasos’ diversity is evident through the string of qualifications he holds. Further to his key-position at Aristo Developers, Tasos Stavrou is also an International Board Member of FIABCI and is the currently serving as FIABCI Young Members World President. He is also a recipient of a FIABCI award for his exemplary performance in the real estate sector.
Tasos has assisted and hosted real estate students of different ethnicities, wishing to undertake internships within his Company. Tasos believes that students of real estate play a vital role in contributing to the economy of the world, thereby ensuring a better future for all. Tasos has also been endorsed by a plethora of accredited professionals from the real estate sector. He is highlighted as a well-trained and experienced candidate for any type of real estate exchange.
He has been raised and studied in Canada, Tony Le is leading his businesses in Immigration, real estate and manufacture. From those experiences, He coached and helped many Vietnamese families to settle successfully in Canada, USA and Euro.
Based in HCMC, Mr. Duong has been involved in the Immigrant Investor Programs for more than 5 years. He is the founder of DNTCO established early 2015. He has obtained his B.A. degree in 1999 and joined HSBC as a financial services representative in 2000. Prior to establishing DNTCO, he has been spending more than 15 years working in Logistic & Supply Chain, C-level Executive Search and Inspection & Certification industry with multi-national companies such as Kuehne+Nagel, Navigos Group, Odgers Berndtson and SGS.
Venkateswaran Palat Krishnan, MBA, MBus(Aus), BGL, LLB, Juris Doctor, LLM (Aus), is a Senior Consultant with over 14 years of experience with Australian and New Zealand immigration.
He is the Director of “Invest and Settle”. He is an Australian Lawyer, Registered Migration Agent [No: 0530932] for Australia and was the first to obtain New Zealand Immigration Advisor License [License No: 200800438] in India. He has over 34 years of experience in various fields including Marketing, Administration, and Immigration Law and had held senior management positions in various industries. He has vast experience of serving clients from almost all over the globe including India, South Africa, West Indies, Europe, USA, Iran, Angola, Mauritius, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and also Middle East countries like Oman and UAE.