In the past 20 years, Robson and his team have provided professional immigration and education consultant services to over ten thousand immigrants and overseas students in assisting their settlement and/or study plans in New Zealand. He is committed to the promotion of New Zealand education and investment opportunities.

Our Professional Team

Robson Liang
Founder & director of IEF | Licensed Immigration Adviser (License number: 200800349)

Mr. Robson Liang has been involved in the field of study and immigration for more than 20 years and has successfully applied for tens of thousands of studies and immigration. He became a Justice of Peace in 2005. As a Chinese-American living in New Zealand, he is actively building a platform for education, business and government activities in China and New Zealand. Mr. Liang received an invitation from the Government of New Zealand to provide the government with a wealth of advice and to participate in the formulation of immigration policies in order to enable newcomers to better integrate into the local community. Therefore, he always stands on the front line of the industry and has a deep understanding of education and immigration. Mr. Liang leads the IEF team, providing invaluable services to countless international students and immigration applicants, and is committed to promoting New Zealand’s education, immigration and investment. He was also one of the first immigration advisers in New Zealand to be granted a license in 2008.

David McGregor
Legal Counsel

David McGregor , Queen’s Counsel, is an independent legal counsel for IEF, assisting Ief in the processing of various cases. Mr. Mcgregor has been in business since 1970 and has served as a consultant for Auckland government, a number of corporate and school counsel.  He has nearly 50 years of rich experience. In addition to New Zealand licensed lawyers, Mr. Mcgregor is also the president of worldwide leisure and Brigadier Tours Limited, the chairman of the Ellerslie Flower Association and a partner and president of Bell Gully law firm.

Ruby Ho
Immigration Adviser
(License number: 201000630)

Ruby is from Hong Kong, China.  After graduating from the Hong Kong Baptist University with a Bachelor In Business Administration (Major in China Business Studies), she joined IEF since its establishment. She is responsible for all external liaison for IEF including immigration departments, education institutions, sub-agents and partners.Ruby is also the editor for all eight volumes of IEF publication “The Encyclopedia of International Students Living in New Zealand” which covered the most useful and important information for students and is of great help to them in studying and living in New Zealand. She was granted full license as New Zealand licensed immigration adviser in June 2010 (License Number: 201000630) and was the first licensed New Zealand immigration adviser in Hong Kong. She has handled thousands of successful immigration cases, hence she understands the market in Hong Kong and China and have mastered the most updated New Zealand immigration and education policy.

Ella Wang
Immigration Adviser (Probational)
License number: 201800783

I am from Beijing, China. My family migrated to New Zealand in 2002. I studied high school here and successfully obtain conjoint degree in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce major in Marketing and Psychology from the University of Auckland. I also have a master degree in translation.
I joined IEF in 2012. I have extensive knowledge in New Zealand education system and immigration policy.
My area of expertise include partnership residence application and temporary visa applications.

Mandy Liang
Education Consultant

Mandy has 20 years experience in studying overseas and is an expert in education. She is also a mother of three and has understands the expectation, concerns and worries of a parent towards their children. She treats every student client as her own children. She is patient and communicates well with students. she strives to provide international students a sense of security and the warmth in a place away from their own home countries. Mansy ahs a strong sense of responsibility, patience, gentle and have gained trust and love from many of our parents and student clients.

James Wen
Senior Manager

James is from Guangzhou, China. he graduated from Zhongshan University and subsequently obtained his degree at University of Wollongong in Australia. James is an experienced manager and a core member of the IEF team. James has over 30 years of customer service experience and have been with IEF for over a decade. His dedication, experience in immigration and management is well appreciated by our clients.

Maggie Li
Education Adviser

Maggie is from Haerbin, China. She graduated from Auckland University of Technology with Bachelor of Business (Major in Management). She joined IEF in 2007 as an education consultant.  She is responsible for school enrolments, offshore temporary visa applications, and student’s pastoral care etc. She has a good understanding New Zealand schools from Primary to University as well as Immigration education policies.

Christina Chan
Legal Assistant

Christina is a 4th year law student as the University of Auckland. She is from Hong Kong and is of Chinese and Nigerian descent. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She is passionate about social issues and is a volunteer executive member in a non-profit organization. She has been living in New Zealand for over 4 years and joined IEF in January 2019. Her role includes preparation of student visa applications and assists in handling appeals on visa refusal matters.

LuLu Ruahei Demant
Immigration Consulting and Legal Assistant

Lulu is born and raised in New Zealand. She is of Maori descent from the Bay of Plenty. She is very familiar with all aspects of life in New Zealand. Lulu is currently in her final year at the University of Auckland, she studies a conjoint degree in Law and Arts. She is a very active individual and loves playing rugby. Her role at IEF includes preparation of work and residence visa applications.

Jennifer Peng
Immigration Consulting Assistance | Marketing Assistant

Jennifer is from Liaoling, China, she came to New Zealand when she was 15. She completed high school within 7 years and completed a bachelors and Masters degree subsequently. She is an brilliant graduate from both the University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology. She majored in accounting and business. She has valuable experience in studying abroad and employment matters as a non-resident. She is a bubbly, responsible and friendly individual, and she is fluent in both English and Mandarin. Jennifer is passionate about education and is striving towards gaining a license to become an immigration adviser in the near future. Her role includes customer service, marketing and assisting our licensed immigration advisers with their work.