Meet the Senior Team at Global Mobility Executive:

Shaun Griggs

Founder & Managing Director

Shaun is often described as the glue that holds the team at Joseph & Co together. Since being schooled at Europe’s # 1 Centre for Events Management Shaun has delivered over 200 global corporate events spanning over 14 years whilst developing an extensive network of influencers. When he’s not hiking, playing football, practicing Muay Thai or off on one of his motorbike adventures you’ll find him in the kitchen cooking up a storm.

Alex Felstead

Co-Founder & Director

With over a decade in business development and sales, Alex is a commercially driven individual specialising in generating new business and developing market strategy. With a career founded in publishing and business consultancy, Alex has focused almost exclusively in the HR, Global Mobility, and IT sectors. This has enabled him to gain a wealth of experience, market knowledge and an extensive network of contacts. Alex prides himself on understanding what his client’s needs and challenges are and always strives to meet their objectives. As a keen fitness enthusiast and foodie Alex can either be found in the gym, eating mountains of food or by the pool with an ultra-tight pair of shorts on. He’s also a seasoned traveller having visited over 30 countries, he loves experiencing new cultures, meeting new people and sampling the local cuisine.

Mandy Farmer

Director of Strategic Relationships

Mandy is a result driven consultant who is focused on achieving targets and has eleven years’ experience delivering corporate events within the UK and cross Europe. Mandy underpins our bespoke division, delivering qualified appointments & closed-door events for clients, helping them engage and gain new business within enterprise firms. She loves hosting dinner parties, entertaining friends and family and going to the theatre. Barbecues are a must in the summer in the Farmer household, sitting on the decking and watching her Koi Carp.

Soraya Appleby

Senior Consultant & Event Manager

Soraya is our goal orientated, target driven and straight-talking yogi. Her background is in recruitment having worked for a number of high profile agency’s, landing several prestigious awards along the way. Soraya works at lightening pace and is extremely hands on when it comes to event delivery and ensuring our stakeholders are well looked after. Soraya’s passions are animal welfare, looking after the elderly members of her community and keeping fit. She is also currently working towards becoming a yoga instructor.

Sheeba Abraham

International Partnership & Membership Manager

A total people’s person with a penchant for orderliness, Sheeba has many years of diverse experience in HR, Global Mobility and Corporate Relations. Having worked in India, Sheeba has consulted with many Multinational Corporates on global mobility, expat assignments and destination services. She has in-depth knowledge of the Indian market and has an extensive network of contacts. Sheeba now lives in the UK as an expat and is gaining a unique experience of living that life. She is a voracious reader and an avid chef and baker. She is well known amongst family and friends for the lovely intimate gatherings that she hosts at home. She loves to travel, meet new people, experience new cultures and learn about their history.

Charlie Dabney

Head of Operations

With a focus on Global Mobility, HR, and Corporate Events, Charlie’s focus is creating stimulating environments for executives to share challenges and experiences whilst generating new and lasting relationships. She is enthusiastic and self-motivated and loves to learn! Charlie loves the events industry which is the perfect match for her organisational skills and as a mum of 2 boys (three if you include the husband) she’s always on the go.

Charlie enjoys being out in the countryside, climbing trees, playing games and generally finding ways to keep her kids entertained as well as travelling. With a passion for food, Charlie loves experimenting with a variety of cuisines and hosting wine fueled dinner parties with friends and family. This all being said, she always makes space for her precious “me” time.

Jasmine McGuill

Accounts & Events Manager

Jasmine has over 6 years’ experience leading large scale events from conception to execution across the Middle East & United Kingdom. Having worked on large scale conferences, PR events, concerts and publishing events she has certainly earned her stripes during her freelance years.

With a focus on Global HR Executive and Global Mobility Executive, Jasmine will bring her enthusiastic positive outlook on life to all things Account and Event Management related. With her creative flair for events, Jasmine will truly make your whole experience memorable, by building long lasting relationships and making sure all expectations are met. In true events fashion she is very meticulous and nothing is too big nor small to accomplish.

Jasmine was raised in the Middle East and has a real lust for travelling and moving around the world. She has done over 6 international moves in the last 8 years, including a stint in the USA training horses and teaching people how to ride! Outside of the office she has a real love of exploring the mountains of the UAE with her partner in crime Baxter the adventure dog and catching up with friends for cocktails.

Global Advisory Board

Debbie Convery, SPHR, GMS

Advisory Board Member

Debbie Convery currently leads the Global Talent Mobility function at Nike, Inc. based out of world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. She oversees the Relocation, Immigraiton. Tax Program, Mobility Consulting and Mobility Operations. Prior to her position at Nike, Debbie managed Global Mobility programs for several leading multinationals including Amazon and T-Mobile and has an extensive background in Talent Acquisition.

Debbie studied Management and Organizational Leadership at George Fox University and is a certified Sr. Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) and a Global Mobility Specialist (GMS). Debbie has served on the Pacific Northwest Relocation Council Board of Directors, and the Portland Relocation Council, and is currently the President of PRC.

Siobhan Cummins

Advisory Board Member

Currently the Head of Global Mobility at Naspers, Siobhan has worked within Global Mobility for over 27 years and has extensive experience of complex mobility transformation projects covering mobility strategy, policy design & implementation and process management at companies such as Mercer, Thomson Reuters, Deloitte and EY.

Siobhan also has a wealth of experience running networking groups for Global Mobility professionals across Europe and the Middle East.

Nicelle Galeano

Advisory Board Member

Nicelle Galeano is an internationally-recognised Global Mobility expert with a wealth of experience working for corporate powerhouses nationally and internationally.

She has informed, influenced and transformed the way many businesses approach mobility with her expertise spanning professional services, engineering, construction, mining, information technology and social infrastructure.

Well-versed in designing and implementing innovative strategy across a wide range of mobility areas; Nicelle is recognised as a thought leader in Global Talent Management, Global Remuneration and Benefits, International Human Resources, Emerging Markets, International Tax Compliance and Global Risk Management.

Part of the Steering Committee for the Forum of Expatriate Management and an active member of the Employee Mobility Institute and Worldwide ERC, she has been recognised through numerous FEM EMMA awards including most recently:

Nicelle holds a Bachelor of Business, from Queensland University of Technology where she majored in Human Resource Management. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and hitting the park with her son.

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