Expat’s Migration Experience is Your Assurance
Expat’s visa division is comprised of immigration professionals recognised for their high level of customer service, education, training, and work experience. Our team provides personalised, professional service in accordance with the ethical standards set out by the company.
Margaret McCartney, MARN 9904656 – Principal
In 1992, Margaret was one of the first of her peers to complete tertiary study to become a Registered Migration Agent. Margaret’s extensive experience within the Australian relocation industry and migration profession is endorsed by the continuing high regard Expat is held both in Australia, and around the world.
Ferren Tao, MARN 1278102 – Senior Migration Consultant
Ferren completed the Graduate Certificate in Immigration Law from Victoria University in 2011 and continued her development through internal company training. Within Expat’s team, she specialises in Employer Sponsored visas, General Skilled Migration including onshore Skilled Graduate visas and Student visas. Ferren graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Commerce (accounting major) in 2007. She is an Member of CPA Australia, in addition to being a Registered Migration Agent. Migrating from China to Australia in 2004, Ferren understands first-hand the complexities of the Australian visa system, and uses her skills to effectively manage communication between her corporate clients, visa applicants and the Department to ensure the best possible outcome. Ferren has been part of the Expat team since 2014.
Vanna Lim, Global Immigration Administrator and Communications Officer
Vanna is Expat International’s Communications Officer, monitoring and expanding Expat’s digital channels, generating content, and strengthening Expat’s voice in the world of visa and global mobility services.
Vanna has a dual role as a and Global Immigration Administrator who assists Expat’s clients throughout the immigration process.
A former member of the diplomatic corps, Vanna has lived and worked in Dublin, Ireland and Manila, Philippines before coming to Melbourne and joining Expat’s ranks. She completed a Master of International Business at Melbourne University.
Calm, collected, and capable, Vanna ensures each valued Expat client receives personal attention and top-notch service.
Expat’s Registered Migration Agents are monitored by the Office of Migration Agents Regulation Authority (OMARA). They work to the highest professional standards, and act in strict accord with the OMARA Code of Conduct, the Consumer Guide and the MIA Code of Ethics.
Registered Migration Agents are required to undertake Continuing Professional Development courses in order to meet annual re-registration criteria. Expat’s team annually exceeds basic study required.