Our People

Our firm is renowned as a leader among immigration service providers. We provide clients with a dedicated core team with in-depth technical skills and knowledge to cover the area of expertise required for their business. Our professionals have both in-house and client advisory experience and come from a combination of backgrounds including magic circle law firms, Big-4 consulting firms, ex-Government and industry as well as private practice.

Our combined experience ensures that our advice and solutions are tailored to exceed your expectations. The team is devoted to being subject matter experts and ensure that they are fully up to date with legislative changes as they occur.

We are renowned for our responsiveness, our comprehensive advice and the high touch service we provide to our loyal client base.

Enrique Arellano

Managing Director, Mexico

As MD of Newland Chase’s Mexico operations, Enrique Arellano is the founder and senior partner of Enrique Arellano Rincon Abogados SC, a law firm specialising in Mexican corporate immigration law since 1976.

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Leslie Cahill

Vice President of Global Human Resources

Leslie Cahill joined the organization in 2015 and has been instrumental, both in hands-on and leadership capacities, in Newland Chase’s global HR initiatives – including policy design, compensation, performance management, recruiting, workflow development, and training.

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Nicolas Derbyshire

Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Nicolas Derbyshire joined the organization in 2012 as Vice President of Business Development and was appointed Managing Director Asia Pacific in 2013. Under Nic’s effective leadership, the company’s presence in APAC has grown to become a leading provider of mobility services.

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Steven Diehl

Global Managing Director

As Global Managing Director, Steven Diehl has spearheaded Newland Chase’s focus on expanding and providing specialized corporate immigration services to a diverse portfolio of corporate, government, and NGO clients.

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John Donoghue

President and Chief Executive Officer

As President and Chief Executive Officer, John Donoghue’s leadership has been responsible for Newland Chase’s rapid rise to an industry-leading corporate immigration provider to many of the world’s largest and most successful multinational corporations.

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Pete Fox

Chief Information Officer

Pete Fox joined the organization as CIO in September of 2009. Pete is responsible for all aspects of the company’s technical strategy and operations including Software Development, Networks Management, Data Centres, and Digital Security.

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Florent Frapolli

Regional Managing Director, Europe

Florent Frapolli joined the organization in 2012 and is the Managing Director of the European region. Under his leadership, the company has made a series of highly successful acquisitions and expanded across 12 countries in Europe.

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Bill Garrahan

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Bill Garrahan has built Newland Chase’s global financial organization and infrastructure. Prior to joining the company, Bill held senior management positions in corporate finance and development at MCI, XO Communications and Lehman Brothers.

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Maria Del Carmen Guevara

Operations Director and Account Manager

Maria Carmen is a key member of Arellano Abogados team and has been one of the drivers of the firm's rapid growth. She directs operations for Arellano Abogados in the City of Puebla, and is responsible for some of our largest customers.

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Sophy King

Vice President of Global Immigration

With more than 15 years in global immigration, Sophy King leads Newland Chase’s global team of immigration specialists located in the firm’s 60 offices in 22 countries and oversees the company’s network of partners in more than an additional 100 countries around the world.

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Antonio Lam

Managing Director, UK

Antonio is our UK Immigration Practice Lead and manages the operations in our UK offices. He also provides bespoke immigration solutions for individual and corporate clients and is a specialist in complex investment, family and employment immigration.

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Voon Lee

Managing Director, Asia

Voon Lee is the Director of Operations for Newland Chase Asia-Pacific. He is based in Singapore and is responsible for global immigration business development in the APAC region, plus the overall management of Newland Chase's clients in Asia.

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Daniela Lima

Managing Director, Latin America

Daniela is the Managing Director of Newland Chase Latin America and leads a team of 80 consultants working in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Daniela started her career in 1999 and has significant experience in all aspects of immigration.

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Rob Moorhouse

Director of Operations, Americas

Rob is a leading expert in global immigration based in our Houston office. He provides advice to companies of all sizes, as well as being responsible for global immigration operations and business development in the Americas region.

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Ken Nickel-Lane

Managing Director, Canada

Based in our Calgary offices, Ken is a senior global operations and business development executive with two decades experience providing global mobility and workforce solutions to a wide range of industries.

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Jason Rogers

Vice President, Senior Global Immigration Counsel

Jason L. Rogers, BA JD, is Newland Chase's Senior Global Immigration Counsel. He is responsible for overseeing client immigration programs and providing high level consultation responses.

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Heidi Stephens

Vice President, Corporate Immigration

Heidi Stephens is the Vice-President of Corporate Immigration at Newland Chase Canada. She manages the Newland Chase Canada Team of Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCIC’s) and is considered a subject matter expert in the area of Canadian Immigration Law.

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Sandra Woznitski

Senior Vice President of North American Operations

Sandi joined the organization in 2010 and has served as Senior Vice President of the North America region since 2013. She has an extensive background in customer service, sales, and marketing with particular expertise in developing strategies to increase customer satisfaction.

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