Jamie Lingham

Chief Executive Officer (MARN 0108123) 

Jamie is a highly passionate and dedicated immigration professional. He has extensive experience developing immigration policy, compliance and strategies for the attraction and retention of overseas workers.  A natural problem solver, Jamie thrives on the challenge to provide practical solutions to highly complex immigration problems.

 

Active in the industry since 2001, Jamie takes a holistic approach to the overseas immigration and relocation process, specifically looking at ways to educate clients in order to reduce issues faced by sponsors and visa applicants moving to Australia.  He has undertaken significant compliance projects for state government departments, multinational organisations and ASX listed companies.

 

Jamie has been responsible for the development and implementation of programs to train, recruit and place staff for multi-site organisations and has travelled overseas on recruitment campaigns with clients to assess visa suitability of candidates from a number of countries that include South Africa, the United Kingdom, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and Poland.

 

Jamie has presented at a number of seminars both in Australia and overseas, including Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, South Africa, Fiji and Malaysia.  Jamie has been quoted in newspaper articles and interviewed on national radio in relation to skill shortages and Australian immigration matters.

 

An eighth-generation Australian, Jamie’s forefather was one of the original ‘boat people’ and reportedly the first person ashore from the First Fleet at Port Jackson in January 1788.  He is passionate about Australia and the unique position we have in the world.  He gets great pleasure assisting clients make this country their home.

 

Jamie is a proud father and a grateful husband.  He is also a keen waterman, a ‘Tough Mudder’ and actively involved with supporting the local community and environmental causes. He has also worked as a volunteer for the Refugee and Legal Immigration Centre.