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.
Pascalle is highly values 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 joined the Xpatweb team in 2016 as an Immigration Administrator. She comes from a professional Corporate background with strong administrative and communication skills. She is a friendly and optimistic person and will gladly assist where needed.
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.
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.
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.