MEET OUR TEAM

Meet our Team

Ruby Fowdar

Managing Director

MARN: 1173926

Ruby Fowdar

Managing Director

MARN: 1173926
BIOGRAPHY

Ruby is Managing Director of AIA, based at the head office in Brisbane.

From humble beginning of her own migration journey to Australia, Ruby has developed her passion to help immigrants find a better life. Navigating through complex and evolving Australian Migration law thrills her to find solution to individuals and corporate with varied needs.

Commencing her career as a sales professional in the telecommunications industry, she has managed several roles in HR, Health, hospitality, real estate, and legal practice.

As the Managing Director, she has overseen the development and implementation of AIA’s immigration services across a range of organisations within both the public and private sectors. She provides the team with deep, specialised advice ensuring each project is performed with excellence in accordance with best practice, deriving the best outcomes, and ensuring delivery quality and satisfaction.

With over 10 years of experience providing immigration advice and assistance to Australian state and federal government organisations, she is a senior migration agent with consulting experience and highly sought after international business visa and employer sponsored visa advisor.

Her past 15 years of relevant industry experience and abilities include construction & engineering, health, aged care, manufacturing, Infrastructure, hospitality, mining, agriculture, professional services/accounting, education, food and meat industry.

QUALIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Bachelor of Commerce – La Trobe University
Registered Migration Agent – Griffith University
LANGUAGE CAPABILITIES
English, Tamil
FAVOURITE QUOTES

“I love what I do” – every truly successful person

“Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize that they were the big things” – Kurt Vonnegut

Kate By Shin

Senior Migration Agent

MARN 1688019

Kate By Shin

Senior Migration Agent

MARN 1688019
PROFILE SUMMARY

Ms Kate By Shin is a Senior Migration Agent and Delivery Team Supervisor of Australian Immigration Agency. She has been working with AIA’s corporate client accounts. She has 5+ years of experience in case management, she will provide the team with deep, specialised advice ensuring the applications are undertaken with better practice. She lovers her job and values the quality of visa applications. She will provide accurate, thorough, and strategic advice with empathy. As an immigrant herself, she understands the visa process can be daunting and how important her professional role is in the process.

Title

Senior Migration Agent (MARN 1688019)

QUALIFICATIONS

Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice 2016 – High distinction

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business/Management 2015 – Distinction
  • Advanced diploma in Hospitality and management
MIGRATION EXPERIENCE

Over 5+ years of experience in the Migration Industry with employer-sponsored, family, skilled, NZ citizen related visas, RRVs and citizenships with positive outcomes.

VISA SPECIALISATION
  • Global Talent Independent Program
  • Employer Sponsored Visas
  • Temporary Work Visas
  • Partner Visas
  • Parent Visas
  • Child Visas
  • Student Visa
  • General Skilled Migration
  • Resident Return Visa
INDUSTRY SPECIALISATION

Construction and Engineering

  • Health
  • Aged Care
  • Infrastructure
  • Hospitality
  • Mining
  • Agriculture
  • Accounting
  • Food and Meat Industry
  • Proifessional Services
FAVOURITE QUOTE

“It is never too late to do the right thing” – Nelson Mandela

Nataliya Waszkiewicz

Migration Agent

MARN 1792605

Nataliya Waszkiewicz

Migration Agent

MARN 1792605
PROFILE SUMMARY

Ms Nataliya Waszkiewicz completed formal qualifications in Australian Migration Law and Practice and Master’s Degree in International Relations at Griffith University and using her professional skills and knowledge in career as a Migration Agent. Nataliya brings to this position extensive previous experience in Administration, Customer Service and Business Operations roles, which enabled her to develop strong communication, relationship building, problem solving and organisational skills.

She is always approaching to clients with friendly, efficient and professional service manners with exceptional personal presentation.

Title

Migration Agent – Advisory Team (MARN 1792605)

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree in International Relations 2020

  • Graduate Certificate in International Relations 2017
  • Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice 2016
  • Master’s Degree in Pedagogy 1996
MIGRATION EXPERIENCE

Over 4+ years of experience in the Migration Industry with employer-sponsored, family, skilled, NZ citizen related visas, RRVs and citizenships with positive outcomes. Nat is able to assist clients in all aspects of their migration, from onshore and offshore visa applications, to citizenship and more complex cases that involve mitigation of schedule 3, mitigation of character issues, health waivers, and substantial ties.

VISA SPECIALISATION
  • Global Talent Independent Program
  • Employer Sponsored Visas
  • Temporary Work Visas
  • Partner Visas
  • Parent Visas
  • Child Visas
  • Student Visa
  • General Skilled Migration
  • Resident Return Visa
INDUSTRY SPECIALISATION
  • Construction and Engineering
  • Aged Care
  • Infrastructure
  • Hospitality
  • Mining
  • Agriculture
  • Accounting
  • Food and Meat Industry
  • Proifessional Services
FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value” – Albert Einstein

“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree” – Albert Einstein.

Riham Mitanis

Migration Agent

MARN 1807018

Riham Mitanis

Migration Agent

MARN 1807018
PROFILE SUMMARY

Miss Riham Mitanis is a Registered Migration Agent since 2018,she is devoted to finding the best and most creative solution for her clients as her main objective is to assist them in their migration journey. She is a firm believer that her work helps empower people seeking a better life, careers and opportunities in Australia. She is passionate about the Migration field and that is felt by her very satisfied clients. Miss Mitanis has a wide range of knowledge in the migration profession and offers advice tailored to her clients’ needs and circumstances, she has a sound understanding of the Migration legislation and it’s implementation to specific scenarios.

Title

Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1807018)

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree in International Relations 2020

  • Graduate Certificate in Migration Law, Australian National University – 2017
  • Graduate Diploma in Social Science majoring in Professional Interpreting in the Arabic language, RMIT University – 2014
  • Bachelor of Film and TV and New Media Production, QUT- 2012
  • Graduating Certificate in Human Resources Management, RMIT University
MIGRATION EXPERIENCE

Miss Mitanis has also specialised in the Employer Sponsored visa applications through her work in a migration team within an Industrial Relations Consultancy firm offering Temporary Shortage Skilled visas and Employer Nominated Scheme visas to clients working in major Mining companies amongst other highly regarded corporate clients. She also assisted in obtaining travel exemptions for Offshore applicants to come and commence their employments in Australia.

Riham Mitanis has worked extensively on various visa types through previous work experiences in some highly regarded Migration Agencies. Through her previous work in an Education and a Migration Consultancy, Miss Mitanis offered services for Student Visas, Post Study Work Visas, General Skilled Migration Scheme visas, Partner Visa and more. Keeping up to date with the fast-changing policies and advising her clients appropriately. She had successfully obtained several Permanent Residencies – Subclass 190 – Queensland State Nominated visas to her clients.

VISA SPECIALISATION
  • Global Talent Independent Program
  • Employer Sponsored Visas
  • Temporary Work Visas
  • Partner Visas
  • Parent Visas
  • Child Visas
  • Student Visa
  • General Skilled Migration
  • Resident Return Visa
INDUSTRY SPECIALISATION
  • Health
  • Aged Care
  • Information Communication and Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Hospitality
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Professional services
FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful” – Albert Schweitzer

Susy Raj

Business Liaison Officer

Susy Raj

Business Liaison Officer

PROFILE SUMMARY

Miss Susy Raj has been with the company for more than 4 years. Prior to that, she spent 10 years with solid work experience in executive administration, general administration, sales and marketing, and customer service at airlines and banking sector. She has a range of skills includes problem solving, dispute resolution and overall customer satisfaction. She enjoys working on a myriad of projects and is adept at providing professional administrative work.

Title

Business Liaison Officer

QUALIFICATIONS

Susy graduated from Madras Christian College with a B.Com. in Accounts. She had also undergone different trainings and programs in relation Business management. She had learnt to work with computer systems and applications.

MIGRATION EXPERIENCE

Susy assists all our clients in booking consultations and with their initial enquiries. She is experienced with accounting, business administration and client relationships. She also works as part of our migration support team, providing administrative assistance, where She enjoys assisting and supporting with migration matters for our agents as they guide their clients through the migration process.

INDUSTRY SPECIALISATION

Having immigrated to Australia herself, she understands the stress associated with the migration process, which is why she is dedicated to ensuring all AIA clients succeed in their visa applications. Her customer focus and high attention to detail makes her valuable team member. She strives to help her clients accomplish their migration goals.

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Hard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard.”

Sheana Lemon

Administration Coordinator

Sheana Lemon

Administration Coordinator

PROFILE SUMMARY

Ms Sheana Lemon is an Administrative Co-ordinator the Australian Immigration Agency. She has over three years’ experience working in the migration industry and understands the need to provide a collaborative approach to case management to meet evolving legislative requirements.

Title

Administration Co-ordinator

QUALIFICATIONS
  • GradCert in Australian Migration Law and Practice (Griffith University 2014)
  • BA in Art History and Cultural Studies (University of Queensland 2013)
MIGRATION EXPERIENCE

Partner visas, student visas, visitor visas, family sponsored and protection visas.

INDUSTRY SPECIALISATION
  • Law Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Professional services
FAVOURITE QUOTE

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor” – Desmond Tutu

Vinnie Miles

Administration Coordinator

Justice of Peace Cdec: 115156

Vinnie Miles

Administration Coordinator

Justice of Peace Cdec: 115156
PROFILE SUMMARY

Mrs Vinnie Miles has over 20 years’ experience as a Paralegal and Immigration legal assistance in three of Australia’s leading law firm specializing in Migration and related legal issues in Sydney.

Vinnie joined Australian Immigration Agency as an immigration administration coordinator in March 2021.

Vinnie is an accomplished linguist and speaks and writes English and Chinese. She is also Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Fujian and Bahasa Malay.

Title

Administration Co-ordinatorr

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“A day without laughter is a day wasted” – Charlie Chaplin

We speak your language.

We are proud that our team boasts many languages including Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Malay, Tamil, Hindi, Russian, Ukrainian, Afrikaans and others.

We speak your language