Mobility Influencers

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Reach Out To Some Of TEMI’s Mobility Influencers

We’re often asked “how can I get involved with TEMI ?

What career options do I have in the ‘Talent Mobility or Global Workforce Management’ Industry?”

Through TEMI Advance we’ll seek to guide you on your individual journey.

Scroll down and reach out to some of  the TEMI Mobility Influencers and let them support you on your career journey.

Deborah de Cerff

Deborah De Cerff
Founder, The Employee Mobility Institute

Mentor, Trainer, Speaker – Deborah is an innovative and creative leader who has lead multidisciplinary teams in the design and implementation of strategic, commercially focused  global mobility programs for over 20 years. Deborah specialises in transitioning corporate outsourced engagements, managing the implementation of outsourced vendor contracts, transforming in-house Global Mobility/HR service centres. 

Deborah has been engaged by blue chip organisations across the legal, education, oil & gas, mining & resources, professional services, engineering, finance and telecommunication industry sectors.

Widely recognised as being pivotal in shaping the Australian global mobility industry, Deborah most recently founded The Employee Mobility Institute (TEMI) to support mobility professionals and those servicing the mobility industry throughout Australasia.

Contact Deborah to talk about mobility career opportunities

Kerwin Guillermo

Kerwin Guillermo,

Global Head of Employee Mobility, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Kerwin’s HR journey spans more than 20 years at leading tech organizations, first at Intel and currently at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. A positive influence in HR and mobility circles, Kerwin is always focused on demonstrating leadership through change; identifying possibilities in the midst of challenge; building exceptional and unique partnerships; guiding team members and teams to their best performance and career experiences; and helping others find their success in a range of environments. His work has given him the opportunity to lead through a range of corporate, organizational, and business transitions that include M&As, spin-offs, start-ups, site closures and global crises. Kerwin is also adept at discovering new approaches and solutions for attracting, hiring, deploying, engaging and retaining talent.

Kerwin holds a BS in industrial engineering from De La Salle University. Over the years, he  has provided expertise to FEM and a number of global mobility organizations including Worldwide ERC®, where he served on the Board of Directors from 2018 to 2020. He is frequently honored with industry awards for his accomplishments and achievements, and in early 2021, Kerwin was voted the Most Admired Global Mobility Professional in the World by his peers through Benivo’s Global Mobility Top 100. During his tenure at HPE, Kerwin and the GM team at HPE have also won an impressive collection of (17) EMMAs for their outstanding achievements. 

Anna Michielsen

Anna Michielsen
General Manager, ECA Australia, New Zealand and Pacific 

Anna Michielsen is ECA’s General Manager for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific and is based in Sydney. ECA provides Assignment Management Software, Assignment Calculators and Tools, Data, Consultancy and Training for organisations with globally mobile workforces.  Anna’s career at ECA started over 12 years, first as a Senior Consultant, then moving into the General Manager role for this region.

Prior to ECA, Anna has more than 20 years’ experience in corporate HR and remuneration roles with companies in the technology, finance, FMCG and government sectors.  These roles have encompassed strategy and reward alignment, employee engagement and organisational values transformation.  Career experience in the corporate world has given Anna great insight for a role with a service provider.

Managing ECA’s regional Pacific team is a diverse and interesting role – from delivering day to day client solutions through to mobility policy and software projects Best of all is working with ECA’s great clients across of wide range of industries and organisations. 

Contact Anna to talk about her career path

Jane Riley Grace Mobility

Jane Riley
General Manager of Mobility, Grace Group

No coincidence Jane Riley loves the exciting world of mobility and global relocations.  Her life as an expat kid saw her journey across multiple countries and attend 11 different schools!  “Relocating is in my blood, and one of my favourite items in the world is my passport – just need an opportunity to use it again soon!”. Today Jane is the General Manager of Mobility at the Grace Group, where she brings

over 20 years’ experience within the corporate mobility and removals industry across a variety of senior roles.  Charismatic and personable, Jane leads through example with a focus on building strong relationships with clients, suppliers and partners to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

Based at Grace’s Melbourne office, Jane oversees a national team of dedicated specialists in the delivery of end to end mobility services. The Grace service promise of Always More is realised at every step of each relocating employee’s journey, from the initial consultation through to arrival support, providing practical advice and a clear understanding of what to expect in a new country or city.

Please contact Jane anytime to talk about her career or business solutions.

Anthea Dimitrakopoulos

Anthea Dimitrakopoulos
Group Director of Sales, Quest Apartment Hotels

Anthea is currently Group Director of Sales for Quest Apartment Hotels.

 

With spacious serviced apartment style hotel rooms in over 160 locations, Quest provides short and long term accommodation for the business and leisure traveller.

Anthea is a steering committee member of The Employee Mobility Institute.

Contact Anthea to talk about different career opportunities or Quests Long Stay Accomodation Solutions.

Sue Latina-Cohen
Global Manager Corporate Mobility, Toll Transitions

Sue Latina-Cohen currently serves as the Global Manager Mobility Services for Toll Transitions, leading the service delivery for corporate and commonwealth clients. Sue’s responsibilities include oversight of end to end relocation management services for the client portfolio including account management, operational management, and delivery of destination services, consulting services in local and global markets.

Sue has more than 30 years of experience in the global relocation market across a number of markets, services and client bases. Prior to joining Toll Transitions, Sue held a number of leadership roles with Cartus in the United States. In her nearly 28 years with Cartus, her responsibilities included leading the global intercultural and language practice, the US government portfolio, various corporate client portfolios and acting as Managing Director of Cendant Mobility/Australia (now Cartus) from 2002 to 2006. Born in the US, Sue is now an Australian citizen and has moved several times, treasuring her personal and family experience as a relocatee. Sue holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Connecticut, is on the TEMI steering committee, is a member of Worldwide ERC with her GMS and CRP accreditation and is on the planning committee for the APAC Worldwide Employee Relocation Council.

Contact Sue to talk about her career choice.

Wendy Eva-Scott

Wendy Eva-Scott
Principal, Your Home Hunter / TEMI E-News Regular Contributor 

Wendy Eva-Scott knows the importance of superior customer service. With almost 30 years of experience in customer-focused roles, she is an expert in understanding and anticipating her client’s needs.

As Principal of Your Home Hunter– Australia’s premier Renters Advocacy service – and a fully licensed Real Estate Agent, Wendy works with time poor professionals to find the right rental property. As the first point of call for property managers looking for quality tenants, she takes the stress out of securing a rental by managing the entire process – from working through the wish list to securing the lease and following up after the move in date.

Contact Wendy to talk about her career or business solution

Chantelle Perez - TEMI Awards Taskforce Member

Chantelle Perez
Global Project Manager – Global Mobility / TEMI Industry Development Taskforce

A self-described citizen of the globe, Chantelle Perez is a Global Project Manager within the Global Mobility Team at Hitachi Power Grids, committed to redefining the employee experience through coaching, mentoring and leveraging HR technology for the greater good.

Chantelle has spent the last nine years creating positive change across a number of industries including establishing a Mobility Global Business Services, Workforce Development and Assignee Engagement Strategies. She is currently most passionate about the work she is doing to globally optimise and transform Global Mobility & HR technology, processes and systems within large-scale organisational change.

Chantelle has developed a unique perspective when it comes to global workforce topics. Influenced by her time living abroad, strengths-based coaching and her global network, she aspires to craft and deliver a renowned Ted Talk in her career. 

Contact Chantelle to talk about her career path.

Sonja Barwisch - TEMI Awards Taskforce

Sonja Barwisch
Mobility and Reward Specialist / TEMI Industry Development Taskforce

With over 15 years’ work experience in Human Resources in Europe and Australia and a keen interest in neurodiversity in the workplace Sonja’s specialisation and passion sits within the mobile talent area. Sonja holds a degree in Business as well as a Master in Human Resource Management. 

Having relocated various times herself she understands the enormity of being outside one’s comfort zone therefore always strives to find optimal solutions for the employee and the company. Her compassionate personality paired with a keen eye for improvement opportunities allowed her to develop and implement new mobility and reward programs achieving greater employee engagement, creating space for work/life time choices and supporting the business’ commercial goals.  Sonja is always interested in new ideas, trends and up for a good chat about everything mobile talent. 

Contact Sonja to talk about her career path.

Tracey Shaw - Industry Development Taskforce

Tracey Shaw
Senior Global Mobility Professional / TEMI Industry Development Taskforce

Tracey Shaw is a globally experienced mobility professional who thrives on the complexities of all things mobility. Brought up in New Zealand, she has worked in London, New York, remote Borneo, Indonesia and Sydney. Her career spans across multiple organisations including legal, mining and chemicals, investment banking, consulting and distribution.

Tracey’s drive and passion for mobility shows with her day to day work ethic and the more complex the situation the better for her. Along with operational mobility and leading her team, her other more recent interest has been in the remote working space.

Contact Tracey to talk about her career path.

Monique Dawson TEMI Taskforce

Monique Dawson
Senior Manager, People Advisory Services  / TEMI Industry Development Taskforce

Leading the Melbourne Assignment Services practice, Monique specialises in global mobility program administration and program development and design. In her experience working across APAC and the United States, Monique works with companies of varying sizes to lead the administration of their end to end domestic and international programs and to design custom mobility solutions which align to each unique strategy.

Monique is passionate about innovating how mobility is done across the globe, and is excited to work with organisations to develop new and creative solutions which address the challenges associated with a changing global workforce, especially as they relate to the employee experience, changing workforce demographics and the future of work.

Monique volunteers her time to serve on the TEMI Industry Development Taskforce.

Want to know more, contact Monique to talk about her career path or the TEMI Taskforce.

Amanda Tinner

Amanda Tinner
Owner, Visa Executive

Amanda is a mother in her mid-fifties and a die-hard Richmond support. She started in the migration industry when she was in her mid-twenties by sticking stamps into passports at the Australian High Commission in London: this for Amanda was the best job in the world.

After more than 25 years working in the Australian migration world, Amanda has seen Politicians and Ministers think, change, procrastinate, do nothing and then do lots all at the same time. Discussing, guiding and assisting HR staff mange and understand the visa world is a part of her job that she really does enjoy. Amanda is always happy for a chat about whatever our immigration minister has said/done today, but only over a 3pm glass of Barossa Valley riesling.

Contact Amanda to talk about mobility career opportunities

Lisa Fink, TEMI Industry Development Taskforce

Lisa Fink
Mobility Professional, TEMI Industry Development Taskforce Member

Lisa Fink is an international award-winning mobility professional that has led and managed operational teams and corporate mobility requirements for multimillion-dollar companies across diverse industries, and a member of the TEMI Industry Development Taskforce

Lisa has been in the industry for over 14 years and is an expert in operational, tactical and strategic development with proven ability to take service scope of concept to implementation and manage long term successful business contracts.  Lisa Fink brings a wealth of global mobility knowledge, connections and commitment which she loves to share with the TEMI network.

Contact Lisa to talk about her career.

Jenny Salisbury

Jenny Salisbury
Mobility & Benefits Specialist – Seek 

Jenny’s first insight into the world of mobility was many years ago as an expat child.  Jenny lived in Paris, France for 7 years.  Jenny went to the British School of Paris and experienced all the facets of a mobility programme. After graduating from the University of Leeds, Jenny started work in London within HR then transitioning into Mobility.

Over the last 12 years Jenny has worked in both the corporate mobility space for two large multi-national organisations and within the vendor world looking after corporate relocations as part of her role at Grace.

Contact Jenny to talk about her career.

Wanda Smith

Wanda Smith
Managing Director International Consultants Centre 

With over 15 years  experience in mobility management  Wanda is recognised as a major voice and trusted industry advisor and expert in Global Mobility. Wanda heads up a dynamic organisation specialising in all areas of global mobility management.

As Managing Director and business owner Wanda prides herself on leading and developing a strong team in a constantly changing environment. Wanda has undertaken a program of transformation across the organisation, establishing a strong, dedicated team of mobility specialists, developing flexible work practices, family friendly work environments and ongoing professional development opportunities for her staff. Wanda’s leadership style is collaborative and inclusive. Wanda has qualifications in Education and Economics and has lived and worked in Canada and Vietnam.

Contact Wanda to talk about her career path

Michelle Dorfman - TEMI Industry Development Taskforce Member

Michelle Dorfman
National Business Development Manager / TEMI Industry Development Taskforce Member

Recognised as a global mobility and advisory services expert, Michelle holds a degree in Business Management from Swinburne University. For the past 17 years, Michelle has worked with both multi-national corporate organisations and commonwealth government clients, helping them to optimise their global mobility programs, processes and systems to improve mobility efficiency and employee experience.

Michelle has held the role of National Business Development and Consulting Services Manager at Toll Transitions since 2013, responsible for client relationship management and specialising in strategic mobile workforce program and policy design, assignment management, vendor management and best practice consulting services.

Having held senior management roles at Global Relocation Management companies and an International HR Consulting Firm, she has delivered a broad range of strategic and operational global mobility solutions including the negotiation, design and transition of service delivery models, end to end service programs and administration platforms to over 150 corporate clients.

Contact Michelle to talk about career opportunities

Ulrike Fisher

Ulrike Fisher
Senior Manager, Global Mobility & Policy

Ulrike Fisher’s experience spans over 20 years in General HR and Global Mobility Management in Europe and Australia with leading organisations in the services, manufacturing and pharmaceutical sectors.

Ulrike holds Degrees in English & Politics as well as an MBA in Human Resource Management. Since moving to Australia in 1995, her professional focus has been on international assignment management and immigration law.

Ulrike has led Mobility functions for 3 leading Australian companies. More recently her responsibilities have expanded to also include Diversity management and Job Evaluation programs.

Ulrike has been a member of TEMI since inception and serves on the Steering Committee.

Contact Ulrike to talk about her career.

Jon Johnson
Vice President, Client Services, BGRS

Jon  is a passionate transformation and Change professional with 25 years of diverse international experience. Based in London, Jon is responsible for client services and strategic client relationship development for a portfolio of regional/global BGRS clients.

BGRS develops and implements comprehensive talent mobility solutions for corporate and government clients worldwide. Prior to this Jon led Deloitte’s regional service line around mobility workforce analytics, incorporating data into the mobility process to deliver meaningful insights.

Contact Jon to talk about mobility career opportunities

Margot Andersen
Owner & Principal Consultant, Talentinsights Australia

As a careers and leadership expert, Margot is passionate about building agile global workforces. She works with organisations at each stage of the mobility lifecycle to ensure that career development and talent planning is a fully integrated and practical component of their people strategy.

Margot is a regular writer for TEMI Insights, The CEO Magazine, Success and various other print and online leadership publications.

Contact Margot to talk about career opportunities

Jess Tatham-Thompson

Global Mobility Manager, International Consultants Centre

Jess is an experienced Global Mobility Manager with significant experience in inbound and outbound assignment management, account management, policy development and implementation. Jess has a particular interest in globalisation and the impact of workplace change management on employees and their families.

In Jess’s 7 years in Global Mobility she has managed multiple local and offshore relocations across a range of organisations and industries.

Jess has graduate and post-graduate qualifications in Psychology, Sociology, Education and Human Resources. Jess has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, Canada and Singapore.

Contact Jess to talk about her career path and industry opportunities

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