Emmanuel Nanthan was appointed as the Head of the Citizen by Investment Unit in February 2015, leading the Unit carrying out the Citizenship by Investment Program which has been remarkably contributing to the domestic economy. Mr. Nanthan is also the Ambassador-at-Large of the Office of the current Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, dealing with critical diplomatic affairs.
Previously, Mr. Nanthan has served as the Dominica Ambassador to Libya as well as the Special Advisor to two former Prime Ministers, Pierre Charles and Roosevelt Douglas.
Mr. Nanthan graduated from Loughborough University in Business Development and Management, where he was educated to be a successful businessman. He showed his entrepreneurship talent when he was working as the Executive of an insurance corporation.
Mr. Nanthan is also an enthusiastic and active sports person. He is currently the President of Dominica and Windward Islands Cricket, Vice President West Indies Cricket Board and the Director of United States Cricket Association, promoting the cricket sports in the Caribbean area.
He obtained his Master in Business Law and Corporate Taxation from the Law School of Aix-Marseille University, France in 2002. During his studies, he was ranked among the 10 Best business law students by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in 2001 and won the 1st edition of the Landwell Award (PwC) in 2002. The following year in 2003 he received his LLM. in International Business Laws from City University of Hong Kong. In 2004, Mr. Trelcat becomes a member of the Paris Bar.
Before moving to Shanghai, he gained extensive professional background from various firms in France where he specialized in both corporate and individual taxation.
Bastien Trelcat relocated to Shanghai in 2004, he advises several leading companies throughout China and Europe in their M&A transactions, including structuring and negotiation of joint-ventures.
He also assisted companies in the tax structuring of their investment in Asia and creation of their distribution networks. He has worked on several cross border transactions involving Thailand and travels frequently to Thailand and has developed strong networks throughout Asia.
Mr. Trelcat became a partner of HLG in January 2014. He acts as the managing partner for Thailand and Vietnam, and also plays an important role in the development of the SEA market.
Mr. Bernard Rojano has 30+ years of experience in management, planning, modeling, funding, mergers & acquisitions and business development consulting.
Bernard earned his practical MBA working 18 years in management for a once privately owned Texas marine retailer with $30 million in annual revenue, where he participated in growing the company into a publicly traded, billion dollar company, MarineMax, the world’s largest marine retailer. He served as COO of Endeavour Holdings, Inc. where he managed a $500 million+ real estate portfolio and over 250 employees. There, he formed a dynamic and integrated development company that focused on luxury high rises and marinas.
In 2008, Bernard founded Xecute EB-5 Business Solutions, one of the oldest EB-5 immigrant investment exclusive consulting firms. He is considered one of the top and most experienced EB-5 project and regional center development business consultants in the US. Xecute is highly rated in success with petitions to the USCIS and client satisfaction and endorsed by some of the most respected professional firms in the EB-5 industry. Bernard has provided expert opinion, business modeling and planning, mergers and acquisitions and management consulting to over 75 Regional Centers, raising and deploying over $500 million into projects and has modeled and written more than 200 EB-5 project and regional center business plans.
Bernard was born in Acapulco Mexico and immigrated to the United States at the age of 12. His family invested in a business in Houston, Texas under the immigrant investor program giving them the opportunity to obtain United States residency. He has since become a naturalized citizen of the United States.
Bernard speaks fluent Spanish and studied civil engineering at the University of Texas in Austin. He served as the Chairman of the City of Seabrook Texas Master Plan Commission and has served on the boards of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership and the Texas Boating Trades Association.
Mr. L’ecuyer is the first chief executive of the Investment Migration Council, the worldwide association of investor immigration and citizenship-by-investment professionals.
Bruno leads the Secretariat reporting to the Governing Board and is responsible for all IMC operations. A regular contributor to international publications and conferences in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, he has held positions in London, Paris and Hong Kong. Bruno was previously head at a national financial services association, acting as a bridge between government and industry. He has extensive expertise and experience in the management and expansion of a professional services association. A member of the Governing Board, Bruno acts as its Secretary.
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.
With over sixteen years of experience in Cypriot Corporate Services, his areas of expertise include Cypriot tax, international VAT and IFRS based accounting, and investment based immigration. Charles Savva is a leading expert in the Cyprus Citizenship by investment and Residency programmes.
Charles also has five years of experience with two major banks in Toronto, Canada, and was responsible for the Financial Reporting of publicly listed mutual funds. In Cyprus he has worked for Big Four accounting firms, as well as major Corporate Service providers.
Charles was born and educated in Toronto, Canada and being of Greek-Cypriot origin, moved to Cyprus over 16 years ago.
Since 2012 he has been a board member of the Cyprus-Canada Business Association (CCBA), organised by the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Charles holds an MBA degree in Corporate Finance from the Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Canada, is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant, and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Charlie Peter Savva is a Director, and Head of Investment Immigration at Savva & Associates, in Nicosia, Cyprus, a leading professional services and private client services firm in Nicosia, Cyprus. Charlie is a Canadian qualified Chartered Accountant as well as a Canadian and International tax specialist and was previously an Audit Manager at a Big Four firm in Toronto.
Currently Of Counsel at WTW – Taipei Commercial Law Firm, David has lived and worked in Greater China since 1993. He began his legal career with the Dallas immigration law firm Tidwell Swaim & Associates, formed by the late Sam Tidwell.
David’s professional career has been predominately practicing U.S. immigration law in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Currently a resident of Taipei, Taiwan, David frequently travels and speaks on EB-5 law in China. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, The Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA), and has been listed in “An International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers” published by Law Business Research.
During his career, David has also held several other positions, including serving as the Representative for the Oklahoma International Marketing Office in Taiwan representing the State of Oklahoma Department of Commerce concurrent with his law practice.
In addition to EB-5 matters, David consults on inbound and outbound investment, regional business development, international commercial agreements, and international dispute resolution. David received his BA and JD degrees from the University of Oklahoma and his Master of Laws degree in Transnational Business from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento California.
Desmond specialises in Skilled, Business & Investment migration for Australia & New Zealand. Prior to this, Desmond worked as a Regional Internal Auditor for Singapore publicly listed companies and Japan multi-national companies across the Asian Pacific region since 1995.
Desmond was a graduated from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. His past experience in accounting and finance profession has equipped him to interact with high net wealth investors, small/medium sized businesses effectively when handling the Business & investment program.
Desmond is a member of ACCA, CA, CIA and a Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1461243) & New Zealand Licensed Immigration Adviser (201201134).
Gordon is an immigration specialist in the areas of skills, business, investment, and family migration. His geographical areas of expertise are Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Singapore. He has been practicing in this industry since 2011. From the trends of migration, he foresees a continued rise of outbound immigration from Asia. Gordon holds a Bachelor Degree in Government and International Politics from George Mason University in Virginia, U.S.A.
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.
Joined the Diplomatic Service of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1985.
Served at the Ministry’s HQ, at the Deputy Minister’s office until (1985 – 89), as First Counsellor at the Directorate for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe (1999), as Deputy Head at the Directorate for Justice, Home Affairs & Schengen (2000), as Director for European Integration and Economic and Monetary Policy (2008), as Director for Justice, Home Affairs & Schengen (2009 – 2011) and as Director for Common Foreign and Security Policy and Political Cooperation of the European Union (2015 – 2017).
Deputy Head of Mission at the Greek Embassies in Dublin (1993 – 1996) and Buenos Aires (1997 – 1999).
Consul in Perth, Western Australia (1989 – 1993), Consul General in Bucharest (2001 – 2003) and Consul General in Sydney (2004 – 2007).
Ambassador to India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Maldives (2012 – 2015).
Ambassador to Vietnam and Laos (2017)
Chairman of the European Union Working Groups for Visa and Schengen Evaluation (2003)
Leading EU Expert for the Evaluation of the correct application of the EU Acquis on Visas by Portugal and Spain (2003), by Spain (2011) and by Lithuania and Latvia (2012)
Chairman of the EU Expert Group for carrying out targeted Evaluation missions of the Local Consular Cooperation (2004 – 2006).
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).
She is a Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, and a past Richard B. Fisher Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Her research on international migration, nationalism, and political sociology has appeared in leading academic and intellectual journals, and her writings have been translated into a half-dozen languages. In 2014, she received the Book of the Year Award from the American Sociological Association’s Asia Section, and her scholarship has been recognized by the American Academy of Political and Social Science. She comments regularly for the BBC, Deutsche Welle, Al Jazeera, and Sky TV News.
Les Khan, PMP, MSOC, BBA, is Chief Executive Officer of the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Investment Unit. He has over 20 years of experience with large financial organizations and risk management companies globally. For the last two years, Mr. Khan has been intimately involved in the revamping of the Citizenship by Investment Unit in St. Kitts and Nevis, and has become a resident expert on citizenship programs within the Caribbean.
Familiar with instituting risk management practices in numerous organizations internationally, Les’ experience in leading teams in phases of transition brings valuable experience to corporate, financial clients and governments across the globe. Les has also led initiatives to automate the CBI programs and has been instrumental in leading regional conferences, bringing representatives from the various regional CIU’s together with representatives from the US, UK, Canada, EU and the IMF.
Prior to working with the Government of St Kitts and Nevis, Les was the Senior Director, Program Management at IPSA International. He was a Senior Vice President and Director of Operations for Northern Operating Services; a Vice President and Head of Operations for Northern Trust Company; a Managing Director for Financial Software Systems; and the Head of Global Business/Technology Services for the National Australia Bank. And other senior positions at major financial institutions within the United States.
Originally from Trinidad, Les is a member of the Project Management Institute and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in addition to being a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). Les earned his Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of South Australia and his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Finance from Baruch College, New York.
Luana Cuschieri LL.B (Hons), M.Adv. , graduated from the University of Malta as a lawyer following the attainment of a Master of Advocacy degree in 2017. Luana is a lawyer at the Malta Operation of Global Information Consulting Group Limited (GICG), her main practice area being immigration law.
Mark Chowdhry is a UK qualified solicitor and acts as the Managing Director of Baxters International (Singapore) Pte Ltd, a Business & Management Consultancy firm, which provides strategic long-term business advice to global investors, multi-nationals and international entrepreneurs. Mark has substantial experience in UK immigration matters, in particular, applications pertaining to Tier 1 of the Points Based System. The firm also provides consultancy services for international acquisitions and mergers with respect to immigration and nationality law.Mark has amassed over 15 years experience in a variety of industry sectors including Financial Services, Fund Management, Fintech and Information Technology as well as interests in Energy, Sport and Arts & Culture.
Mark sits as Board member of the British Chamber of Commerce (Singapore) and regularly liaises with senior business leaders and Government Ministers from the United Kingdom, Singapore and other regions in Asia Pacific. In addition, Mark has been Chairman of the Professional Services Group at the British Chamber of Commerce since 2015, and has remained a committee member since arriving in Singapore.
Mark is also a member of the American Chamber of Commerce (Singapore) and the European Chamber of Commerce (Singapore). He has been listed as a leading practioner in the ‘Who’s Who’ guide to Corporate Immigration since 2015, as well as other such leading publications.
Many say that Matthew is a multifaceted individual and a proficient person wearing many hats. This is probably because he carries with him more than 20 years of combined technology, television, radio, print, news, entertainment and business industry experience starting his career at a very young age and never stopping since.
Being a liberty-minded forward-thinking diplomat, the Free Republic of Liberland, a non-UN putative micro-state in Central Europe currently undertaking global recognition through the provisions of the Montevideo Convention of 1933, appointed him in 2016 as their Official Representative (Honorary Consul-General) to lead the Representative Office (Consulate) in the Philippines. As the country is an observer applicant to the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) where Taiwan, Somaliland, and Kosovo are also members, he was recently tasked by the government to be an interim Supervisory
Regional Representative for the Southeast Asian region.
He was instrumental in the foundation of the recently organized Eastern Caribbean-Southeast Asia Economic and Cultural Chamber (EC-SEA Chamber), an inter-regional non-governmental organization that is part of the Small Island Developing States Global Business Network, a platform administered by the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS). The organization has also connected with the Caribbean Tourism Organization and the Caribbean Association of Investment
Promotion Agencies through their official secretariat, the Caribbean Export Development Agency. The ECSEA Chamber corresponds with six (6) independent Eastern Caribbean countries namely Antigua & Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent & the Grenadines and connects these countries to Southeast Asia. In December 2017, he founded the Caribbean ASEAN Council (CAC), a civil society online organization and volunteer advocacy programme that aims to serve twenty-six (26) nations in the wider Caribbean region. The CAC has been accepted as a
Lifetime Member of CIVICUS – the World Alliance For Citizen Participation and is registered with the NGO Branch of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA).
Mr. Yngson is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, an elected Member of Chatham House – the Royal Institute of International Affairs, a Supporter of the Royal Commonwealth Society, and member of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations. He is also a member of the following institutes; the Chartered Management Institute, the Institute of Leadership and Management, the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute, the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies, and the Chartered Wealth Manager Institute. The honourable gentleman has been admitted as a
Knight in the Order of the Knights of Rizal (Philippines), a Distinguished Companion of the Royal and Hashemite Order of the Pearl of Sulu (Philippines), and an Honorary Fellow of the Real Sociedad de Armigeros de España (Royal Society of Armigers of Spain).
For more than twenty years, he has represented multinational businesses in the field of immigration law. Mr. Azarmehr has represented individual EB-5 investors since 1996. During this time he has represented Regional Investment Center and individual clients. He is has provided presentations regarding the EB-5 program in China, Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Vietnam and other countries.
Mr. Azarmehr has been practicing law in Texas since 1992. He first served as an Assistant Attorney General with the Texas Attorney General’s office; then from 1996 to 1998, he practiced immigration law at Gardere & Wynne, L.L.P. in Dallas, Texas.
He is admitted to practice in Texas and before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Texas. His professional activities include: State Bar of Texas; American Immigration Lawyers Association; State Bar Foundation Fellow; Past Chair, State Bar of Texas, Environmental Law Section; Past Associate Editor-in-Chief, State Bar of Texas, Environmental Law Journal.
His publications include:
• Immigration Options and Procedures for Healthcare Workers, Business Immigration Law: Strategies for Employing Foreign Nationals (2010-12).
• Natural Resources Damages Under CERCLA Sec. 107: How the Liability Rules Differ Between Actions for Natural Resource Damages and Response Costs, 21 Environmental Law Reporter No. 10 (1992).
• Status of Joint and Several Liability under CERCLA after Bell Petroleum; 24 Environmental No. 5 (1994).
• CERCLA Joint and Several Liability in the Fifth Circuit after Bell Petroleum, State Bar of Texas, 25 Environmental Law Journal No. 1 (1994).
His recent and upcoming presentations include:
• Investment Based Immigration Presentation
• Singapore, Malaysia – April 19, 2016
• Jakarta, Indonesia – April 20, 2016
• Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – April 22, 2016
• Hanoi, Vietnam – April 14-15, 2016
• Creative Solutions for Immigration and Recruitment, Austin, Texas – February 23, 2016
• Mergers & Acquisitions: What Talent/Human Resource Professionals Need To Know, Austin, Texas – January 26, 2016
Mr. Azarmehr graduated from the University of North Texas with Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science in Economics and from St. Mary’s University School of Law with Juris Doctor. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Farsi.
Michel Verdy is a serious and dynamic Entrepreneur with an impressive personal and business background. Michel has over 39 years of experience in the Asian and Canadian business environment, where he has gained the trust of thousand of people spanning across industries and cultures.
After 9 years spent in the retail industry for a major Canadian Department Chain Stores in 1978, Michel Verdy’s career in banking began in 1987, as Branch Manager with the Bank of Montreal. His achievements and contributions to the Bank and the local business community were quickly noticed. In 1993, Michel Verdy chose to pursue his career as an Investment Executive with Scotia McLeod, a subsidiary of Scotia Bank, where he cofounded, managed and promoted the Immigrant Investor Programs in China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan as the Managing Director until 2000. In May 2000, Michel Verdy played an instrumental role in the second start up of the Quebec Immigrant Investor Programs at the second time around, were he was the Managing Director and shareholder of an important independent Dealer. In May 2006, Michel has accepted it’s third start up and has occupied the role of Vice-President of the Immigrant Investor Programs at Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. (LBS) until September 2011, where he successfully expand there activities in Asia. During those past 18 years, Michel has helped more than ten thousand of Asian business
people in securing their future and those of their children in Canada. Michel is the co-founder of LBV & Partners, a Hong Kong based Company, specialised in M&A, Business Global Citizenship by Investment and International Real Estate. Michel is the Operation Vietnam Country Manager and South East Asia business Development for Aristo Developers since December 2016.
Michel Verdy is a famous lecturer. Michel is often invited in private and public conferences on immigration and bilateral investment in Asia and
Michel Verdy has always contributed as a volunteer for various community projects through Charity Clubs. Michel likes helping non-profit organization for their fundraising activities, for the benefit of the poorest young generation. Michel Verdy was a member of The Rotary International.
Michel co-founded the Greater Montreal Sino-Canadian Business Centre and is active in it’s development projects.
The network of Michel Verdy makes him a key resource for your projects in Asia and Canada.
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.
Nicky, Tax & Private Clients partner of ARQ Group, is one of the founding partners of the ARQ Group. He is very much involved within the investment migration industry and advises a number of clients on residence and citizenship opportunities both in Malta and beyond and participates in a number of international conferences discussing migration issues. Nicky is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the Investment Migration Council (IMC).
Ntoudi Mouyelo joined Wintrust Asia Pacific Pte Ltd early 2017 as head of South East Asia and Africa Markets.
Based in Singapore he is providing corporate management, trust and fund solutions to family offices, financial institutions and wealthy individuals across the two regions.
In his previous role with Amicorp Group, Ntoudi was instrumental in developing Amicorp’s fund activity in Singapore from structuring to fund administration.
Prior to Amicorp, he worked for 14 years at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, where he held several senior roles in Luxembourg and Singapore. In his last role, as head of Wealth Banking Services and member of the Executive Committee, based in Singapore, Ntoudi was responsible for the development of the sales network through financial intermediaries such as external asset managers, tax advisors, insurance brokers and financial advisors across Asia Pacific.
Ntoudi holds a master in banking & finance (Hons) from Luxembourg School of Finance (Luxembourg) and Stern University (United States) as well as a bachelor degree in engineering from Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal (Canada)
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.
Financial success is just one facet of wealth. For Robert Martin of NTL International, true wealth is measured in the personal freedom and flexibility of lifestyle. Robert’s own philosophy drives the expansion of NTL – focusing on the individuals’ rights and privileges in sustaining their wealth and assets. Robert’s international career in hospitality development, real estate and commercial investment give him valuable insight into global immigration and wealth planning. For 20+ years, he has traveled and lived throughout the world including Latin America and the Caribbean.
Stephen Lockyer began his involvement with Canada’s Immigrant Investor Program in 1989, giving him over 29 years of experience in the immigration business. Stephen has assisted over 3,500 families to immigrate, with a total direct investment contribution of over $650 Million.
Stephen Lockyer attended Mount Allison and McGill Universities, and obtained his CPA designation. Stephen is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant and also a member of Canada’s Institute of Corporate Directors. In 2012, Stephen was appointed by US President Jimmy Carter to the Board of Councilors of the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Stephen and Confederation Partners engage more than 1,400 partner representatives from over 50 countries. He and his team successfully market immigration programs for Canada, the United States, Portugal, Grenada, St. Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Antigua & Barbuda, and the Commonwealth of Dominica.
Sylvie Ma has over 10 years’ experience in the immigration industry and was previously the founder of Ma, Nguyen & Partners. Ms. Ma provides legal consultancy and advisory services for clients, their families, and intermediaries on immigration and citizenship-by-investment solutions. She holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Ottawa University and Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in finance and international business from Concordia University. Since 2007, Ms. Ma is a licensed lawyer of the Quebec Bar Association. With her legal and educational background in business, she has developed a deep professional understanding of investment, accounting, finance, mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate structuring to comprehend the complexity of proving the client source of funds. She is fluent in Vietnamese, Cantonese, French and English.
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.
Yayoi is Managing Director of AOM Visa Consulting which provides both Australian and New Zealand immigration consultation services based in Tokyo, Japan and assists mainly Corporates and HNW individuals.
Yayoi served as a Senior Visa Officer and decision maker for various visa categories at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP), Australian Embassy, Tokyo during 1997 and 2006. This includes visitor, student, temporary residence, business and migration categories. Yayoi is also Adviser of Japan Immigration Law Practitioners Associations (JILPA).