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The Impact of the Ukraine Crisis on Global Mobility

Many in our community are providing around-the-clock assistance to expats and employees in Ukraine and Russia – both to those who are leaving and those staying behind to maintain operations.
This online panel session will provide insights on the impact of the Ukraine crisis on the global mobility industry, the people caught up in the crisis, and the implications for current and future business in the region.

This webinar has been approved for 1.0 CE Credit for CRP and GMS.

 

Lynn Shotwell | President and CEO at Worldwide ERC®

Nino Nelissen | Managing Director, Executive Mobility Group

George Powdar | Senior Vice President, Global Reporting & Compliance, Altair Global

Jurga McClursky | Partner, Head Of Immigration, Deloitte - UK

 

The Speakers

President and Chief Executive Officer of Worldwide ERC®

Lynn Shotwell, GMS, SHRM-SCP
Worldwide ERC®

Lynn Shotwell is President and CEO of Worldwide ERC, the world’s leading association for professionals engaged in global talent mobility. She is a mission-focused, visionary leader with unique expertise in the intersection of international employment law, global talent mobility and corporate social responsibility. For over two decades, Lynn has helped top organizations create global workforces by developing education and networking programs for HR, immigration and mobility professionals, as well as advancing public policy by building coalitions with key stakeholders in the U.S. and abroad.

Prior to joining Worldwide ERC, Shotwell served as Senior Vice President, Global Outreach and Operations for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR professional society. Earlier in her career, Lynn served as Executive Director at the Council for Global Immigration (CFGI)/American Council on International Personnel (ACIP), where she drove significant growth and led the organization’s merger with SHRM in 2018.

Shotwell currently serves as co-chair of the Business Migration Advisory Group to the Global Forum on Migration and Development, and as chair-elect of World Education Services.  Lynn received her JD from the University of Michigan and BA from Michigan State University and holds GMS and SHRM-SCP certifications.

Managing Director

Nino Nelissen
Executive Mobility Group

Nino Nelissen is managing director with EMG, Executive Mobility Group, based at Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands. Nino is a tax lawyer that graduated from Maastricht University, and worked as an expatriate tax lawyer for the past 27 years in the Netherlands, Washington DC and Tokyo, Japan. Nino started his career in the Big 4 environment, and resigned as a partner in one of the Big 4 firms to found EMG, a business that integrates Tax services, Immigration services, Destination services, HR consulting services and Move manager services. In addition, Nino is a partner in Vydenz, a company offering expansion services to companies wishing to expand in Europe.

Senior Vice President, Global Reporting & Compliance

George Powdar
Altair Global

George Powdar has over 35 years of experience in the relocation industry and joined Altair Global in May 2008. He is currently responsible for Altair’s reporting services group and, as the company’s appointed Data Protection Officer, plays an integral role in maintaining Altair’s global compliance practices. George has been a key resource in development and execution of Altair’s global expansion strategies, implementation of our compliance program, including SOC II, GDPR and most recently, CCPA regulations. George holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting.

Partner

Jurga McCluskey
Deloitte

Jurga has been practising international immigration law for 15 years. She has significant experience in servicing international clients dealing with global scale corporate immigration advice and strategy. Jurga deals with all immigration matters including highly complex corporate and personal immigration matters. She gives strategic business advice to international clients, develops innovative services, regularly engages with the UK Government, the European Commission, and the Mayor of London, advises think tanks and is a frequent voice in the media as an immigration expert. Jurga is also highly experienced when it comes to business evacuation and continuity issues. Jurga was recently awarded Editor Choice at the City Wealth Power Women Awards and is continuously recognised in Who’s Who as ‘’a commercially astute practitioner known for her efficient handling of global immigration cases’’.