CATHERINE NEAZOR BRADY

Partner and Licensed Immigration Adviser

Catherine is a Partner and highy experienced Licensed Immigration Adviser. After graduating form Victoria University in Wellington,  she moved to Paris where she worked in Human Resources at the OECD. On returning to New Zealand in 1999 she held various senior HR and management positions in government roles. Catherine moved to Hamilton in 2003 and together with her husband Connor set up their own HR and Immigration consultancy.

Catherine is an expert at finding solutions to complex immigration and HR related issues. She is a certificated member of the Human Resource Institute of New Zealand and in her spare time loves to spend time gardening on her lifestyle block and looking after her her pride and joy her tropical fish.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

Languages:

IAA Licence 200900436

BA (Hons) MHRINZ

CONNOR BRADY

Partner and Licensed Immigration Adviser

Connor is a Partner and Fully Licensed Immigration Adviser. With over 25 years’ experience in the HR sector and 14 years immigration industry experience, Connor understands the needs of businesses and likes to take a holistic approach in offering tailored solutions that work. Connor was born in Northern Ireland, was educated in England and moved to New Zealand in 1999 after spending 7 years in Paris working for blue-chip companies.

In Wellington, Connor worked in the education and government sectors holding HR postitions in Weltec, MFAT and the Department of Internal Affairs. He is a qualified English langauge teacher and secondary school teacher and speaks fluent French. In his spare time he likes to spend his spare time riding his horse Whiskey and boogie boarding at the beach.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

Languages:

IAA Licence No. 201000334

BA (Hons) Dip Tchg, CELTA

SALLY FORBES

Licensed Immigration Adviser

Sally is a Licensed Immigration Adviser and has a strong background in immigration having worked for Immigration New Zealand for several years in Palmerston North and Hamilton. Her role as an Immigration Officer meant she processed and made decisions on work, student and visitor applications, providing her with a valuable understanding of what is required for an application to be successful.

Sally holds a Graduate Certificate in New Zealand Immigration Advice and a Bachelor of Social Sciences and currently tutors the Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice, the qualification required for anyone wanting to become a Licensed Immigration Adviser.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

IAA Licence No.  201300173

Bachelor of Social Sciences, GCNZIA

Vanak-Kit

VANAK KIT

 Licensed Immigration Adviser

Vanak is a Provisionally Licensed Immigration Adviser and he plays a very important role supporting our South East Asian clients with their visas applications.

Originally from Cambodia, Vanak moved to New Zealand where he completed high school and graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of International of Business. Vanak is very active and loves to keep fit by going to the gym and tramping his way across New Zealand’s beautiful landscapes.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

Languages:

IAA No 201900947

BCom MIntB GDNZIA

FREDERICK PENAREDONDA

Licensed Immigration Adviser

Frederick is a Licensed Immigration Adviser and he has a very important role assisting clients to prepare and submit the strongest visa application possible. Originally from the Philippines, Frederick speaks fluent Tagalog and works with many of our clients who employ Filipino workers.

Frederick has a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Waikato and a Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice. In his spare tine Frederick supports his favourite soccer team, Liverpool and is a whizz at online gaming.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

Languages:

IAA Licence No. 201701187

LLB, GDNZIA

JOHN BROSNAN

HR Consultant

John is a highly experienced HR Consultant who works with employers across a breadth of HR areas. Whether your business requires strategic planning, restructuring or recruitment services, John is able to assist you.

As a proven coach and business mentor; John has guided many businesses and farms through difficult staffing situations including full restructures, representing clients at mediation, and handling many on-farm/work site employment issues.

In his free time John is passionate about coaching his beloved hockey team who we hear are very successful.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

DipHR, DipBiz, DipMgemt, MNZIPIM, Certified People Management Consultant, Accredited Business Mentor with Business Mentors NZ

LYN HURA

HR Consultant

Lyn is an experienced generalist and technical Human Resource professional with over 10 years working in executive and advisory positions.

She has extensive experience supporting organisations in employment relationship matters ranging from change management, learning and development, disciplinary, performance, and developing the right policies for your organisation.

Lyn works with employers all over the North Island and in her spare time she loves tramping, gardening, fishing and hunting as well as entertaining with friends.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

JIM POPE

 HR Consultant

Jim  is a Chartered Fellow of Human Resources New Zealand and a professional member of the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM).  He is certified to ISO 9001 (Quality Management) and ISO 45001 (Safety Management Systems) and is an experienced auditor and audit team leader.

Jim has over twenty years’ experience as a generalist HR practitioner covering everything from preparing employment agreements to representing clients at mediation in the Employment Relations Authority.  He also has years of experience helping employers meet their health and safety obligations.

Jim lives in Paeroa and enjoys DIY.  He also enjoys touring New Zealand on his Suzuki Bouelvard C90T.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

CFHRNZ, NZISM

SABRINA LUO

Visa Case Administrator

Sabrina is a Visa Case Administrator and she provides valuable adminstrative support to the Licensed Immigration Advisers.

Originally from Shanghai, Sabrina moved to New Zealand where she graduated from Waikato University with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies, majoring in business. As a native mandarin speaker, Sabrina ably assists our clients who employ Chinese speaking staff.

In her spare time Sabrina loves entertaining with friends and enjoying the good things New Zealand has to offer.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

Languages:

BLibS

Manisha Dhote

Visa Case Administrator

Manisha is a Visa Case Administrator and has a very important role supporting the Licensed Immigration Advisers with all aspects of administration.

As a native speaker of marathi and a fluent hindi speaker, Manisha ably assists our clients who employ Indian workers.

Originally from Mumbai in India, Manisha moved to New Zealand in 2015 to further her studies. She says she loves the lifestyle in New Zealand and it is the perfect place for her son to grow up. Photography is her passion and with its beautiful landscapes New Zealand offers plenty of opportunities for her to indulge.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

Languages:

BCom, MCom, Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management

JAN JONES

Practice Manager

Jan is our Practice Manager and is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the office, allowing the Immigration Advisers and HR Specialists to concentrate on giving their best to their clients.

Originally from South Wales in the UK, Jan and her family moved to New Zealand in 1986.

In her spare time Jan loves spending time with her family and is a bit of a film buff.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

AMANDEEP SEHMI

 Client Relationship Manager

Amandeep performs a very important function as the bridge between our South Asian clients and our Immigration Advisers.

Originally from India, Amandeep first came to New Zealand in 2008 following a successful career as a Print/Online Journalist in India. She has since graduated from the Waikato Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Communication in Professional Writing.

Contact Details :

[email protected]
(07) 974 2313

Languages:

BA JMC, BSc Agri, MSc Agri, GDip Professional Writing