Attracting Global Talent: Post-Election Impact and Priorities

Following the Canadian Federal Election on October 21, join TFI and Fragomen for a discussion on what has worked well in the Canadian effort to attract global talent to the financial sector and potential priorities and policy changes post election. This session will include:

  • What the Canadian immigration landscape looked like on October 21
  • Discussion on immigration policy post election – what you need to know
  • Recommendations for the government going forward

This event is ideal for:

  • Executives and People Managers in HR/Mobility/Total Rewards
  • Legal Counsel
  • HR/Mobility/Total Rewards Professionals

Featured Speakers:

Jack Kim, Senior Manager, Fragomen (Canada) Co

Jack is a Senior Manager in the Toronto office of Fragomen (Canada) Co. His practice consists of assisting clients with their inbound corporate immigration requirements. This includes NAFTA related applications, intra-company transfers, Labour Market Impact Assessments (including under the Global Talent Stream), as well as process compliance and inadmissibility issues.

Jack has assisted clients in a wide array of verticals, including the sports/entertainment, oil and gas, financial/financial services, information technology, manufacturing, and professional services industries. He has spoken about Canadian immigration issues at various venues, including the Canadian Employee Relocation Council, the Engineering Human Resources Association, American Society of Employers, Toronto Region Board of Trade, Law Society of Ontario and Osgoode Hall Law School.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Jack worked in various sectors, including as a hearings officer at the Canada Border Services Agency, an executive director of a nonprofit organization and an associate at a boutique management consulting firm. Jack also articled at a major corporate law firm in Toronto.

As an authority on North Korean affairs, Jack appears frequently in the media, and has consulted with cabinet ministers and testified before the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee and Senate Human Rights Committee.

Mirela Marin, Director, Global Mobility Rewards, Manulife Financial

A passionate Human Resources and Global Mobility professional with over 16 years of experience in managing expatriate programs for global organizations in the fields of Management Consulting, IT, Financial Services and Insurance. Specializing in delivery excellence while managing global teams in both an in-sourced and out-sourced program model.

A strong and proven leader and strategic partner supporting the business objectives, driving profitability and growth while maintaining policy compliance, tax and immigration regulatory requirements. Expertise includes policy, process and technology design, program administration, vendor management and strategic advisory.

Agenda:

  • 10:30am - 11:00am: Registration and Networking
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm: Panel Discussion
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch and Networking

Date: October 28, 2019
Time:
10:30am - 1:00pm
Location:
Manulife, Toronto

This event is free of charge for TFI members. Please contact info@tfi.ca for the event access code.