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Meet The Team

    • Robbie Ragless

      Managing Director

      Founder of New World Immigration, Robbie has spent the last decade in the industry working with a number of Immigration firms around the world. He is registered with the South African Department of Home Affairs - Registration Number 2007/01/0484

    • Sean Kupferberg

      Manager, Consultancy Division

      Coming from financial back ground and assisting individuals with their current situation, I have always enjoyed helping and providing a service that will assist in getting people into better positions and ultimately knowing that they will be living a happier and comfortable life after the service I have provided.

    • Shelley Faul

      Casework Manager

      Shelley relocated from Pretoria one year ago and has extensive experience with Australian Immigration gained from working for the Australian High Commission as a Senior Immigration Officer for just over 6 years. She has also worked for the New Zealand High Commission from 2011 – 2012. Her passion is to help families get to Australia and better their lives. When not sending clients to Australia, Shelley spends her time with her two daughters enjoying Cape Town

    • John Arries

      Immigration Consultant

      John is an Immigration consultant who recently relocated from the Eastern Cape. He specialises in South African Immigration law, and as a final year law student, his analytical method of thinking provides for meticulous work and taking every aspect of the law into consideration when advising on a variety of immigration matters.

    • Jonathan Pretorius

      Casework Manager - Australia

      Jono has been in the immigration industry for approximately 11 years and has dealt with several countries, including the UK, Canada, South Africa and Australia. He is now specializing in Australian skilled visas for approximately 9 years. Jono has been issued with an offshore agent ID from DIAC (now known as the DIBP) as an agent operating outside of Australia. He enjoys assisting families migrate to their respective destinations and has had the pleasure of seeing their dreams become a reality!

    • James MacAnally

      Immigration Practitioner - Australia and New Zealand

      James heads up New World Immigration in Australia and New Zealand. He is registered with the Migration Agents Registration Authority in Australia ( MARA) - Reg Number: 0005207 and New Zealand - Reg Number: 201501151

    • Robeena Khan

      Canadian Immigration Practitioner - ICCRC Member ID R509230

      From Canada, Robeena graduated from the CSIC Immigration Practitioner Program in 2010. She has worked for Government of Canada in consular and immigration departments and is fluent in French. Robeena enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

    • Nawahl Jaffer

      Senior Case Manager

      Nawahl is an Immigration consultant who currently specializes in South African Immigration and brings over 10 years of experience to the company. Nawahl has worked with a numerous Immigration firms dealing with all sorts of Temporary, permanent residency and citizenship visa applications for South Africa and Australia. Nawahl utilizes her expertise by providing advice and support to clients from the initial sign up right to lodgment and the eventual issuance of visas or permits.

    • Sarah Farthing

      Business Development Manager

      Sarah has been with New World Immigration for three years and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. She moved to SA 3.5 years ago from the US and lives with her partner in Cape Town. Having gone through the visa process herself, she brings a unique insight into what clients go through. When not offering great service at New World Immigration, she spends her time horse riding, walking her dogs at the beach, and is always in search of the perfect calamari.

    • Charl Vollmer

      Social Media Strategist

      When it comes to Social Media, Charl knows his stuff. Charl proactively manages the New World Immigration Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Storify, Linked in, Pinterest and Instagram Accounts

    • Kiefer Larsen

      Immigration Consultant

      Coming from Musina, Limpopo - the gateway into South Africa, I was surrounded by people who made immigration apart of their lifestyle. Working with New World Immigration has allowed me the opportunity to use my social skills in assisting people wanting to migrate either to South Africa or Australia. I pride myself in knowing that I am able to assist someone in need knowing that I play a major part of them making some of the best life decisions they have ever made.

    • Megan Coutts

      Immigration Consultant

      I am a Qualified Wellness and Skincare Therapist who was looking to branch out into other areas of client services. Having been born in Zimbabwe and moving to South Africa I am able to relate to the process of Visa applications. I am friendly, organized, love interacting with my clients and being part of the NWI Team.

    • Lee-Anne Pritchard

      Business Relations and Relocations Manager

      With 4 years working and traveling abroad I have the knowelede and experience in the relocaiton struggles. I focus my role on building relationships with the right people in the right places to get you abroad and settled hassle free. I assist with: Finding accommodation abroad, Shipping, Storage, Pet Relocation, Finances, opening accounts, transferring funds etc I look forward to working with you

    • Charne Trout

      Immigration Consultant

      I come from a sales and customer service background with one year working at a Canadian Immigration Consultancy, doing sales and customer service representation. I enjoy the immigration industry as I get to help people achieve their dreams of giving their families a better life. My entire professional career is based on dealing with people and making sure their expectations get met. When I'm not dealing with people you can find me playing video games or watching anime.

    • Joshua Pretorius

      Immigration Consultant

      Coming from a financial background, Joshua loves assisting with any financial and technically queries. Furthermore, being an analytical thinker he enjoys creating and tuning processes to make New World Immigration a more efficient workplace. Outside of work, he enjoys a wide range of music, gaming and fitness while always lending a helping hand wherever he finds himself.

    • Olivia Beaunoir

      Immigration Consultant

      With a 2 year diploma in travel and tourism I have lived, travelled, and studied in the US and the UK. I have settled back in South Africa, not losing touch with the many friends made abroad. I enjoy quality time with my family and have recently welcomed a new addition. I have worked in various sectors including travel, airline and immigration. My great interest and passion for visas, immigration and customer service allows me to assist you in bringing your dreams to life.

    • Shayne Steynberg

      Immigration Consultant

      Recently relocated to Cape Town from Sunny Durban and I haven’t looked back since. I currently have a marketing degree behind my name with the intentions to build on that. I’m highly motivated in all aspects of life and strive to better my life and those around me. Being in this position has helped me to literally change people’s lives, knowing you making a difference in someone’s life is an amazing privilege.

    • David Legolie

      Immigration Consultant

      I have always been fascinated with travelling around the world, although I’ve never been able to. Assisting others to accomplish their dreams of travelling around the world and immigrating, somehow helps me pay it forward, so that one day I will also be able to travel. I have a legal background which helps me with the South African rules and regulations when it comes to immigration laws.

    • Regina Mavura

      Immigration Consultant

      My travelling experience to Sub-Saharian countries such as Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Botswana and Zambia has enriched me with an ability to understand different demographics and has enhanced my capability to interact with people from all walks of life. I am Tourism major student and use my first time resolution principle to ensure a desired outcome is achieved.

    • Demi Phillips

      Immigration Consultant

      As a young professional, nothing excites me more than learning and experiencing new things to expand my knowledge. NWI is a vibrant company that allows me to grow and build on my experience. I work hard and I am dedicated to obtaining results. I have a Law degree which helps me deal with clients that want to immigrate to South Africa.

    • Matthew Kellendonk

      Immigration Consultant

      I come from a Sales background in a multitude of different areas. I love music, sport and being as sociable as possible. I’ve lived abroad and travelled to some of the most amazing places in the world which motivates me to help others fulfil their dreams of doing the same and enjoying their lives wherever they choose to live it.

    • Yuvna Muthy

      Immigration Consultant

      A Mauritian native, I moved to South Africa 4 years ago to pursue my studies at the University of Cape Town. I hold a double degree majoring in management and finance, organizational psychology and linguistics. I am currently busy completing my postgraduate studies in Marketing. I have previously worked in customer service, marketing research, finance and public relations.

    • Wana Chinsembu

      Immigration Consultant

      A law graduate from the University of Cape Town, I recently completed my Masters in commercial and corporate law. My ambition now is focused on gaining more exposure to the legal and corporate world at an entry level position. Working at NWI and dealing with client cases has given me a real feel of what it takes to manage cases on a daily basis while introducing me to various aspects of immigration law.

    • Siphokazi Mrwashu

      Immigration Consultant

      A bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Western Cape behind my name. Working at NWI I have the opportunity to work with people and to use the skills and knowledge I have acquired throughout law school. The satisfaction I receive from dealing with clients, managing their cases and watching their success as they grow with our company does it for me. I love the variety. Every day is different and I get to interact with such a varied group of people.

    • Amanda Simango

      Immigration Consultant

      I recently completed my Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship at UCT. I am also a Rhodes University alumnus and graduated with a degree in Business Management and Economics at undergrad level and an Honours degree in Business Management. I love solving problems and working closely with people hence NWI was a good fit to experience a dynamic environment while gaining work experience.

    • Farai Mufarinya

      Immigration Consultant

      With an Honours Degree in Psychology, I come from a background of working for Non Profit Organisations. I am a philanthropist and philosopher who has published a couple of Books. My passion is to see people aspire. Here at N.W.I ; I feel so privileged to be in a position where I can assist people to relocate to destinations where they can prosper and be happier.

    • Deon Quintao

      Immigration Consultant

      Born in Johannesburg, Raised in Durban and finally settling in The Mother City Cape Town. I have travelled around to places such as London, Switzerland, France, Mozambique and Namibia to name a few. I have come from a managerial position and joining New World Immigration gives me the opportunity to continue to be a part of people's journeys while I assist with changing their lives. I believe everyone deserves the best and I believe I am that individual.

    • Justin McLennan

      Immigration Consultant

      Have alot of life experience travelling the world and soaking up different cultures and meeting different people from all walks of life. i have found that being in this kind of field allows me to express my passion and intent for achieving personal and interpersonal goals. Born and bred in cape town however am also a fellow Park Town boys scollar. I love delving into the great minds of the centuries. i am currently enjoying the journey of life!

    • Michelle Nduna

      Immigration Consultant

      Coming from a marketing and public relations background, I understand that the client is not always impressed by the technical jargon but the ultimate result. This makes me effective at what I do. Friendly, efficient and ready to assist. Every client is different and I guarantee a personalized service to assist with your move.


      Office Administrator

      Young and dynamic chap believe in team work and highly innovative. An accountant with economist background skill in tax matters. He has worked in different organisation and sectors from the Oil and Gas sector, Educational Sector, Financial Sector and presently working in the capacity as the Admin / Account Personnel of New World Immigration Limited; he has a working experience of 10 years out of which he has being at Managerial level for 5 years still counting.

    • Juliet Amaechi

      Immigration Consultant

      Coming from a Sales and Customer service background, I understand and strongly believe that great and personalized service delivery and innovation is the best and effective way to assist and make clients happy. My general interests are research and volunteering. I love all forms of art (food inclusive. It is a form of art). It is always a satisfying experience whenever I assist and advice a client on how to overcome the difficulties they have with migrating or traveling.

    • Tochukwu Nwaigwe

      Immigration Consultant

      I studied Political science in University of Ghana, Legon. I’m a very friendly person, I love meeting new people, making friends and I love being in a happy environment. I love cooking and traveling as well. I always stay positive no matter how tough it gets. Helping my clients achieve their dreams gives me so much pleasure and fulfillment.

    • Funmilayo Odeinde

      Immigration Consultant

      Having worked in Customer Service for the past 2 years, dealing with people is truly where I excel. Building relationships with new clients and guiding them through what is usually a life changing experience is very rewarding and satisfying. In my spare time, I enjoy listening to music.

    • Gbemi Agbeyangi

      Immigration Consultant

      Coming from a legal background enables me give well-grounded analytical opinion on immigration matters. Joining New World Immigration gives me the opportunity to make an impact in the lives of people wanting to bring their dreams to reality, and are desiring better lives for themselves and their families.Outside of work, I love travelling and meeting people.


      Office Administrator Assistant

      With an Honors degree in Business Administration, I come from a background of Sales/Admin. I have worked with so many private organization. I love singing, reading and travelling. I am a self-motivated and goal oriented person. My boldness and communication and organizational skills, coupled with ability to pay attention and understand details make working in Administration enjoyable, also here NWI I feel privilege to be in this position to communicate and assist people.