A Chartered Accountant by profession, Thomas brings 30 years of extensive experience to the running of the consultancy. He is one of the founding members of the Association of International Education Consultants (AIEC) and a longstanding member of the executive committee. His network includes key individuals at overseas educational institutions, immigration officials at various High Commissions, and peers in the Indian education industry. Thomas is actively involved in the visa and financial process of all applications. Thanks to his expertise, there has been a near 100% success rate on visa approvals.
Sherly holds a post-graduate degree in Applied Physics and has more than ten years of experience working as a guidance counsellor on New Zealand’s education options. Having visited the universities, institutes, and private colleges in New Zealand, she is an expert on the study programs offered by each institution. Sherly maintains interactions with the admission teams at various institutions and keeps herself updated with developments in New Zealand’s education industry.
Pushpa is a talented teacher and counsellor with around 15 years of experience in the teaching field and ten years of experience in counselling students on different education programs. With a thorough knowledge of the programs offered by various educational institutions in New Zealand, and a unique ability to understand the needs and aspirations of students and their parents, she is able to advise on a suitable program of study.
Olive Consulting enjoys the support of a well-qualified and experienced office staff who are proficient in the documentation related to admissions, visa processing, travel, and other processes.
Shaji has been in charge of the branch at Chennai since its inception in 2013. He is a Commerce graduate who has spent over 39 years in business and has experience in being a career and guidance counsellor. He takes the time to understand the aspirations of students before guiding them to the right study options. Besides handling the administration at the Chennai office, Shaji also handles the admissions procedure and student visa processing work along with the Head Office at Cochin.
George is an Electrical Engineer and MBA degree holder with over 30 years of corporate experience. He has held several high-ranking profiles such as VP at Accenture, APAC SCM Leader at Nortel Networks, and similar executive positions at Tata Teleservices, Airtel, Eicher, and Godrej. George is an education advisor for study abroad program requirements and a TESOL certified coach for PTE, IELTS, OET, and similar tests. He leverages his qualifications and experience to help students choose the right course, university, and country in line with their career pathway.
With a degree in Commerce and an MBA, Jeslyn has more than ten years of experience handling sales, marketing, and business development at organizations like Tata Steel, HDFC, and Federal Bank. He is also a certified New Zealand Education Advisor with a certificate from UCLA & Univariety as a Global Career Catalyst. Using his corporate experience, he works with students and parents at schools where there are in-house career counsellors. Jeslyn takes care of student visa processing, which has seen a 100% approval rate so far.
He is the Licensed Immigration Adviser (LIA number: 202000816) of Olive Consulting with experience in handling different types of visa matters.