The Governing Board
University of Groningen, Netherlands.
Prof. Dr. Dimitry Kochenov holds a Chair for EU Constitutional and Citizenship Law at the University of Groningen, Netherlands, his research focuses on European citizenship and the principles of European Union law, with the emphasis on justice, democracy and the Rule of Law. His latest books include EU Citizenship and Federalism: The Role of Rights; Europe’s Justice Deficit? His recent research is available on SSRN. During the 2015-2016 academic year Dimitry served as a Visiting Professor and LAPA Fellow in Residence at Princeton University, lecturing on Citizenship.
Bruno L’ecuyer is Chief Executive of the Investment Migration Council. Bruno leads the Secretariat reporting to the Governing Board and is responsible for all IMC operations. A regular contributor to international publications and conferences in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, he has held positions in London, Paris and Hong Kong. Bruno was previously head at a national financial services association, acting as a bridge between government and industry. He has extensive expertise and experience in the management and expansion of a professional services association. A member of the Governing Board, Bruno acts as its Secretary.
Kamal Rahman is a Partner in Mishcon Private and is a Head of the Immigration group. Her work covers Investors, exceptional or complex nationality applications, economic citizenship, rights under European law and family related immigration.
Kamal works closely with international wealth managers and family offices and primarily advises high net-worth clients who require bespoke UK immigration and citizenship solutions. The majority of her clients emanate from Russia, the Middle East, Asia and increasingly from Africa and China. Clients value her solution founded approach and ability to obtain discretion in non-compliant applications. Clients highly value her technical knowledge and her cultural familiarity with the above geographies.
Dr. Christian H. Kalin TEP is the Chairman of Henley & Partners and one of the world’s leading authorities in investment migration law and policy. He advises key clients as well as governments in those areas, is a frequent writer and speaker on these issues and is regularly quoted in the media. He is the author of the Global Residence & Citizenship Handbook, editor and co-author of the Switzerland Business & Investment Handbook as well as numerous other publications.
After five years of litigation practice, David had the pleasure of being involved in the founding of Visas Consulting Group business in 1997. Over the years, the firm has assisted thousands of Chinese families to achieving their immigration dream and David is very proud of the professional service offered by Visas Consulting Group.