Speakers

CEO & Co-Founder
Alto Vita

Vivi Cahyadi Himmel is the CEO & Co-founder of AltoVita and a thought leader in the global corporate housing sector. AltoVita is a trusted cloud-based global accommodation platform delivering 200,000 duty of care compliant housing solutions, including private and serviced apartments, villas, and homes worldwide. Vivi speaks 4 languages and has relocated numerous times and lived in 11 cities, Jakarta, Perth, Ann Arbor, NYC, HK, Tokyo, London, Shanghai, among others. Being exposed to so many countries and their cultural nuances makes her a well-rounded leader of a company with a vast reach around the world. She pioneered AltoVita’s proprietary technologies including the AltoVita Enterprise Solution and Global Distribution System. Prior to AltoVita, she was in investment banking for 5 years and in real estate portfolio management for 12 years.

VP of Technology Solutions
Equus Software

Gareth’s mobility career started out with 10 years managing expatriate tax programs with the Big Four. Leveraging his Diploma in International Human Resource Management, he switched to managing in-house cross-border programs for respected Employers within the Finance and Consulting industry – more latterly spending 7 years as the Head of Mobility for one of the UK’s iconic Aerospace / Manufacturing sector Employers. Taking this wealth of experience, in his role as VP of Technology Solutions, Gareth aspires to help Equus clients to apply the company’s technology to optimize their programs and solve their complex Global Mobility challenges.

Immigration Partner
Kingsley Napley

Ilda is a partner in the immigration team at Kingsley Napley. She is a South African qualified attorney and a British qualified solicitor who joined the firm in January 2010. Ilda has more than ten years of UK corporate immigration law experience, managing large company clients as well as handling complex matters for individuals, British nationality applications, appeals, judicial reviews and applications under European Law including Brexit related advice. Ilda also has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of the Points Based System, including assisting employers with their Tiers 2 or 5 sponsor registrations and advising on immigration compliance issues. Equally, she has extensive experience in advising investors, entrepreneurs and high-net worth individuals. Prior to joining Kingsley Napley LLP, Ilda was the UK Country Manager for Emigra Europe Limited, a specialist global immigration consultancy firm, with service centres on three continents, providing global immigration services for over 100 different countries. Ilda was responsible for the overall management of the UK office, including advising large multinational clients in respect of their UK Immigration related matters. She also worked as an Associate at ASG Immigration where she advised on all aspects of business and personal immigration, with an emphasis on multinational employees, skilled migrants and applications under European law. Ilda has spoken on matters of immigration law for several distinguished organisations throughout her career. She has also written several articles on a variety of subjects relating to UK Immigration law. She is recommended in the International Who's Who of Business Immigration Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, and is ranked as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 UK 2020. She has also been recognised in the Citywealth Leaders List 2020 and is listed in Who's Who Legal as a Thought Leader in Corporate Immigration, 2019.

Head of Global Mobility
Booking.com

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 Senior Global Mobility Strategic Talent specialist (SGMS-T) with the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council and a regular speaker at global mobility industry conferences.

Group Director of Visa and Immigration Services
Santa Fe Relocation

Peter has worked in the field of immigration for over 30 years. His career spans both government and private sector work. Peter spent 17 years at the UK Home Office working in both national and international immigration policy and strategy where he had the opportunity to work in every stage of the immigration lifecycle. Peter joined Santa Fe Relocation in March 2017 after having spent the previous 10 years leading IBM’s global border and immigration business. A recognised thought leader and regular speaker on border and immigration matters, Peter included among his clients the World Economic Forum, Interpol, Department of Homeland Security, Australia Customs, the Irish Medicines Board and the UK Home Office.

Senior Global Mobility Advisor
Booking.com

Susanne began her career as a Junior Global Mobility Specialist working for DHL in Germany. Later she lived and worked for 11 years in London working for ECA and The Coca-Cola Company as Global Mobility Consultant. In 2018 she joined Booking.com as Senior Global Mobility Advisor in Amsterdam, and also took the opportunity to act as an interim Senior Global Mobility Manager for 6 months.

Senior Director, Business Development EMEA
Graebel

Audren Gudiksen joined Graebel in early 2020 as the Senior Business Development Director for EMEA. With over 10 years’ experience in the industry, Audren began as a field consultant for a DSP in Geneva. She then worked in global relocation management, initially as an assignment consultant and then in business development, gaining a deep understanding of mobility services. She also has extensive marketing experience. Half French, half Danish, Audren has an international background and speaks four languages. As a child she relocated often, an experience which informs her present passion for providing the best Global Mobility solutions for her clients.

Manager Global Mobility and Cross-border Work
Tetra Pak

Saskia began her career at PwC in the UK as part of the Global Mobility (tax) consulting practice where she spent 3 years (including a 6 month secondment to the EMEA global mobility team at Google) advising FTSE 100 clients across all industry groups. Saskia then moved to the Netherlands where she furthered her Global Mobility consulting experience in the PwC Amsterdam practice for 2 years, towards the end with a focus specifically on business travelers. In 2017 Saskia moved into industry and started as a Global Employment taxes specialist with the Tetra Laval Group and in March of 2020 shifted within the Group to take up the position as the Global Mobility Manager at Tetra Pak. Since 1 January, her scope of responsibilities has expanded to all cross-border work (including business travelers).

Global HR Leader
Global Mobility, Benefits & People Projects

Selina is a Global HR Leader specialising in the areas of Global Mobility, Benefits and People projects. Applying the technical and advisory skills she acquired whilst working as a Big 4 consultant, she subsequently moved in-house to lead functions and programmes across a diverse range of industry sectors. Selina is incredibly passionate about leading teams to create and deliver innovative solutions which enable companies to achieve their talent management and business strategic objectives. A proud recipient of global corporate and individual professional awards, Selina is a Fellow of the CIPD, Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA), SGMS-T and SCRP.

SVP Solutions Consulting
Equus Software

Like so many others at Equus, Vicki has a strong appreciation for international travel and countries’ distinctive cultures – interests that naturally led her to a career in Global Mobility. Vicki’s global travel bug kicked in right after college when she got a job and relocated to Japan. After 10 years, there, she repatriated to the U.K. where her Mobility career blossomed. Over the next several years, her efforts grew to encompass leading vendor RFPs and technology implementations, service delivery design and large scale program change management. As SVP Solutions Consulting, Vicki is at the cutting edge of the mobility industry – part of the reason she frequently speaks at industry conferences and events.

Global Compensation Value and Mobility Manager
Schlumberger

Working as an HR Professional for over 18 years including 8 years in the Reward Department always in Schlumberger. My current position is Global Compensation value and Mobility Manager and one of my current project is the re-thinking of our Mobility Model. My family and I are expatriates for the last 15 years having moved 8 times across 4 different continents; mobility is really close to my heart both as a professional and an individual.

Senior International Mobility Manager
Vanderlande Industries

Graduated from Tilburg University with a Master in Tax law, Tim started his career as a Tax consultant in 2008 with EY Amsterdam at the Global Mobility department serving a variety of international companies with advice on all mobility related topics from tax, social security to Immigration. 7 years ago Tim took up the role of inhouse mobility advisor with Vanderlande Industries, a company just starting to develop an International Mobility program with roughly 25 assignees (mainly from the Netherlands). Currently, as Senior International Mobility Manager, Tim is responsible for Vanderlande’s global assignment population, compliance, assignment policies and its processes to manage roughly 350 assignees globally.

Research Fellow
Cranfield School of Management

Monique is a Research Fellow at the Cranfield School of Management and is at the final year of study towards a PhD in Leadership and Management. Her professional interests lie on the area of Global Mobility of Employees, with her current research aiming at broadening the discussion of “hostile environments” within the expatriation context, addressing different types and degrees of hostile threats to expatriates (such as psychological and institutional threats). Monique holds an MRes in Management from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), and a BSc on Business and Management from the State University of Santa Catarina (Brazil). Before coming to the UK, she had other international experiences in Portugal and France (both as an exchange student), the USA and Finland (both as a visiting researcher), and Italy.

Director
Fragomen

Christine is Practice Leader of Fragomen’s Amsterdam office. She is responsible for immigration compliance and legal advice to a broad client base in the Netherlands, and is specialized in crafting strategic workforce planning across Europe. Christine is an executive in Fragomen’s European Strategic Advisory practice and is active in Fragomen’s EU Government Strategies group and, and also directs government strategies efforts in the Netherlands, working with decision makers to ensure that Dutch immigration policies support business and individuals moving to the Netherlands. Christine is a US Bar admitted Attorney and she is a Member of the Brussels Bar. Before joining Fragomen, Christine worked in the corporate practice of a Wall Street law firm, and after moving to Amsterdam, at a boutique immigration law firm in the Netherlands where she focused on all aspects of Dutch immigration. Christine speaks English and Dutch.

Global Director Of Content & Events
Forum Expat Management

Claire has more than 20 years’ experience in communications, working for major publishing platforms as a senior managing editor, writer and journalist at events, in print and the digital world. Now directing the FEM website, events and reports, Claire leads the FEM London Chapter and produces and chairs all the major conferences, summits and awards (EMMAs) in the Americas, APAC and EMEA where she is keen to engage with new members and to broaden the FEM community.

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Global Mobility Manager
TÜV Rheinland Group

Justyna Truszkowska-Wadi is the Global Mobility Manager at TÜV Rheinland Group, a global leader in the TIC (testing, inspection and certification) industry. She is responsible for the global mobility policy and processes for a workforce of about 20k employees spread across 66 countries. Her main responsibility is managing the global mobility program across the globe, as well as the onboarding process for global hires relocating to Germany. This year’s focus lies on adjusting the global mobility policy to address new business requirements as a result of the pandemic. Justyna has over 15 years of global mobility experience, including 2 years within IAS at Deloitte in the UK, and 8 years regional experience in the Middle East. Justyna is holding a Master’s degree in International HRM from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Director, Global Mobility Solutions
EY

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.

Global Head of International Mobility a.i.
ING Bank

Floor is currently holding the ad interim position of Global Head of International Mobility at ING Bank, where she and her team have been working on the global re-design of the IM function. Prior to her move to ING in March last year, she was a Senior International Mobility Partner at Signify (former Philips Lighting). Floor started her career as Tax Consultant with one of the Big 4 firms and holds a Master’s Degree in Dutch Tax Law from Leiden University.

VP International Mobility
Schneider Electric

Susanna Warner-Corbacho has been working in the Global Mobility and Human Resources area for 20 years. She joined Schneider Electric in 2017 to lead the Global Mobility function and recently expanded her role to cover Continuous Listening and Engagement. Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Susanna was Group Head of International Mobility in AXA and in Lafarge. She also held other HR positions, setting up an internal Talent Acquisition function in the Investment Management business in AXA and leading Career development for support functions in Lafarge. A British national, she relocated to Paris early in her career during 2000 to become a tax consultant with Arthur Andersen.

Global Mobility Manager
Novo Nordisk

Nicolai has +20 years mobility experience. He works as strategic specialist in the CoE, that is responsible for Global Mobility Development. Key responsibility areas: International Operations, Global Workforce Compliance, Mobility Technology and Systems. Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. Novo Nordisk employs approximately 43,000 in 80 offices around the world. Beginning his international career in 1997 at Arthur Andersen, Nicolai specialized in international tax and social security advisory. He continued his career at Deloitte where he was responsible for change management projects and process optimization. Before Novo Nordisk, Nicolai has head of Global Mobility in Ramboll 2013-2020.