Herman Van Reekum

Managing Director, Canada

Herman Van Reekum is a leading immigration professional with 30 years of immigration experience. He is responsible for the overall operations and success of Newland Chase Canada. Herman worked as an immigration officer, supervisor and acting manager with Citizenship and Immigration Canada from 1986 to 1993. He left government service in 1993 and founded VRV Global, an immigration consultancy that eventually became one of Canada’s largest corporate immigration firms. VRV Global was acquired by CIBT Visas in 2014. It is now trading as Newland Chase Canada and Herman is the Managing Director. Herman has published several articles on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, and frequently speaks on immigration topics to various organisations. He also served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society and is a member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. He graduated from the University of Calgary with a B.A and M.A in Political Science.