About Us

The Workpermit South Africa team consists of experienced and highly educated individuals who share a passion for specialised solutions in the expatriation and international mobility sector. We aim at providing our customers with the best personalised solution possible.

As a team, Workpermit South Africa remains up to date on all new developments within the expatriation and international mobility trends worldwide. Maintaining close relationships with our clients and organisations allows us to provide the best possible customised business solutions and services.

Why Us?

Our specialist team include Attorneys, Chartered Accountants, Master Tax Practitioners, a Financial Services Provider (FSP) and Master Reward Specialists, who combined are relevantly qualified to fully command the entire skillset required to address your residency needs holistically. Whilst our professional credentials ensure accountability and the highest standards of delivery, we are in a unique position to provide you with pertinent advice ensuring the optimal approach to immigration. We pride ourselves in our ability to deliver and create loyal and meaningful client relationships by providing them with trusted services.

OUR TEAM

Marisa Jacobs

Director: Head of Immigration and Mobility

Marisa’s areas of specialty include South African work permits, especially for employers with large groups of expatriates which requires short term employment service visas, unique dispensations or special waivers of work permit conditions. She provides a high-quality immigration service that is customized to an organization or individual’s specific needs and circumstances. Her solution based services extent to operating and managing a confidential payroll for various expatriate groups, obtained various SARS tax directives and rulings, Reserve Bank clearances for expatriates, foreign bank account payments and is passionate about finding more streamlined solutions.

Lisa du Buisson

Immigration Manager

Lisa is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She has over 9 years immigration experience working mainly for international corporations including PwC and Fragomen where she practised in the role of Immigration Specialist with exposure to both the IT and Oil and Gas industries. Prior to that, she worked for a number of years in the legal field. She now joins Xpatweb as a manager in our immigration department.

Being an expatriate herself earlier in her career, she brings experience, knowledge and first-hand insight into the life and challenges of relocating abroad, affording her a deeper understanding of the immigration process. She starts just before 6 every morning, so we have a little early bird in our midst now.

Moeketsi Seboko

Immigration Manager

Moeketsi Seboko , ex-KPMG and ex-Home Affairs, with more than 12 years’ experience in Immigration Consulting. Moeketsi consults to a large number of corporate clients across various industries specialising in bespoke solutions to meet various unique immigration challenges.

He is especially good at finding streamlined or technical solutions, on complex, high-volume or otherwise business critical applications. He has achieved expedited turnaround on a number of key client matters, corporate visa solutions, appeals on previously disallowed cases. He otherwise playing golf with clients and try to find every possible excuse – so please invite him if you are a playing partner short.

Pascalle Mongis

Immigration Specialist

Pascalle is a highly-valued member of the team and serves as an Immigration Specialist, providing support to both corporate and individual clients with various immigration matters. Her specialties include all categories of work visas for professionals looking to work in South Africa.

With a background in marketing, Pascalle has an ‘out of the box’ approach to any situation and has a belief that all things are possible. Pascalle is fluent in French and English, and has an understanding of Afrikaans and Spanish.

Tasia Brummer

Immigration Administrator

Tasia joined Xpatweb in 2016 and currently holds the position of Immigration Specialist. She has grown fond of the integral role she plays in assisting professionals with one of their biggest life decisions and takes pride in facilitating a smooth transition to South Africa whether on a temporary or permanent basis.

With a corporate background and strong communication and administration skills, Tasia facilitates all immigration matters meticulously and effectively.

Byron Georgio

Developer

Byron started his career in business development with an international construction company, Skanska. He then moved into programming and worked within the non-destructive testing industry, developing internal systems from the ground up, and was also instrumental in developing an industries professional body database. He has 7 years’ experience in database design, programming and user interface design. His focus has specifically been on solving general business process using web based technologies. He has designed, built and implemented various internal, external and web based systems in numerous industries.

Lovemore Ndlovu

Admin Assistant

Formerly an IT enthusiast, holds an Intermediate Diploma in Computer Software Applications also has vast experience in Office Administration. A keen and positive learner with a flexible attitude regarding goal direction and the planning and accomplishment of objectives.

Sally Smit

General Office Manager

Sally-Anne Smit has been part of the team since early 2012. She is the General Office Manager, and is responsible for the day to day running of the office, and assists the other team members when needed.