South Africa and New Zealand. I was born in South Africa but emigrated to New Zealand in 1996 so I feel I am both.
How long have you been in India?
What brought you to India?
What do you love most about being here?
The welcome from the people
Are there any great moments that particularly stand out for you?
Being made part of special family events
What have been your greatest integration challenges?
Have there been any individuals or organisations who particularly helped with your move and integration?
Many individuals and Gurgaon Connection.
Have you joined any networking groups?
Gurgaon Connection, of which I’m now a committee member.
Do you have any practical tips for ex-pats moving to India about how to integrate or deal with cultural differences?
Apart from joining organisations, just get out there and be part of it!
What does the future hold for you?
At least another five years here in India, growing our business
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