Our Team


  1. Thomas Joseph B.Com, FCA  (Director)
  2. Sherly Thomas M.Sc, PGDCA (Director)
  3. Pushpa Jacob BA (Chief Consultant)

Thomas Joseph: Olive Consulting is headed by Thomas Joseph, a Chartered Accountant by profession with nearly 30 years of experience. He coordinates and supervises the various functions of Olive Consulting. His active involvement in the Visa documentation, especially the financial part, ensures nearly 100% success rate for all student visa applications lodged by Olive Consulting. He enjoys excellent rapport with the educational institutions in New Zealand, the Immigration officials at the New Zealand High Commission and the various education industry players in India. He is a founder member of the Association of International Education Consultants (AIEC) and is a member of  its executive committee since its inception. He is also a well known Investment Advisor.

Sherly Thomas: Sherly Thomas is a post graduate in Applied Physics and carries with her a rich background of teaching and counselling. She is in charge of student counselling, admissions and Visa processing. She has 10 years of experience in counselling students exclusively on New Zealand Education.  She has expert knowledge on the programs offered by the universities, institutes of technology and private colleges in New Zealand. She has constant interaction with the admission teams at various institutions in New Zealand and is always up-to-date on the latest developments in the education field in NZ. She has travelled extensively in New Zealand, USA, Canada, Australia etc.. She has visited all universities and most institutes and private colleges in NZ.

Pushpa Jacob

Pushpa Jacob: Pushpa Jacob is a talented teacher and counsellor. She has 10 years of experience in counselling students on New Zealand Education. She carries with her a teaching experience of 15 years and has a unique capability to understand the needs and aspirations of students and parents and advising them on suitable programs of study. She has a thorough knowledge about the programs offered by New Zealand Educational institutions.


The above team is supported by an efficient back office staff. They are well versed in documentation relating to admission, Visa processing, travel and related functions. They carry long years of experience in this field.