Anka Sahin (MARN 0640984) is an experienced Registered Migration Agent and has been working in the field of immigration since 2005 providing high-level legal advice to individuals as well as corporations. In 2008, he became the first immigration professional in the world to hold a licence to practice in both Australia and New Zealand.
During his time in the profession, Anka has assisted thousands of individuals from more than 70 different nationalities and advised some of the most prominent corporate entities in Australia directly on employee eligibility, sponsorship obligations and compliance.
As a well-known and senior practitioner in this field, Anka places a great deal of emphasis on productive networking and on using his knowledge and experience to further the standing of the profession as a whole. He has been a CPD presenter since 2015 and enjoys the two-way interaction that is inherent in the delivery of CPD to one’s peers.
Prior to committing himself to a career in immigration, he worked for the European Union both in development-related projects and as a professional translator/interpreter and taught English in New Zealand and in Turkey at various schools and universities. Anka holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics, French and European Studies, a Master’s Degree in International Relations and is a Fellow of a number of professional organisations including the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA), the Institute of Managers and Leaders Australia & New Zealand (IML) and the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) in the UK.
Anka speaks several languages including French, Turkish and Spanish and is a NAATI-accredited translator. He is also a keen traveller, having been to more than 80 countries on all 6 continents.