Ferguson Education and Migration Team


Ian Ferguson

Ian Ferguson, the Founder and CEO established Ferguson Education & Migration after extensive experience in Senior Management roles in both private and public companies over the last 30 years.

Ian’s focus is on providing clients with the right advice, which is based on his companies values of honesty, integrity and ethics, Ian’s commitment to his company's clients goes beyond a purely business relationship to one of helping them achieve their immigration goals and to provide their families with a better life, and with over a 98% success rate in obtaining the right Visa for his Clients, your future is in the right hands.


Sarika Kumar

With over 20 years experience within the international education industry, Sarika brings a wealth of knowledge to Ferguson Education & Migration, covering all facets of International student enrolments and placements and working alongside our Partner Universities and Institutes in both Australia and New Zealand, from the initial consultation stage, through to the coordination of visa process to final visa lodgement, working closely with the case officers to facilitate until final approval of the visa applications.

As the senior Consultant at Ferguson Education and Migration, Sarika is responsible for the day to day management and operations of the organisation and is also responsible for the company's extensive international network of offices throughout the world.


Salman Anis

Salman joined Ferguson Education & Migration in 2018 and is always looking for ways to ensure the company is growing. He has a Double Masters in Marketing and Business from Griffith University.

He is supervising all marketing activities of the business (particularly digital marketing) to ensure Ferguson Education & Migration is on the right track. He is also in charge of business development to help the company grow. He is also responsible for liasing with clients and ensuring they receive quality customer service and honest advise. He is always quick to deliver on his commitments and is a valuable member of the Ferguson team.

Apart from work, Salman is interested in sports (mainly cricket and football) and enjoys writing.


Joanna Berry

Joanna is the Marketing Coordinator and Enrolment Officer at Ferguson Education Group. She has two Bachelors; Business major in Marketing, and International Relations from Griffith University. Joanna has a deep passion for international education with her background encompassing living in different parts of the world.
She is creative, enthusiastic, bubbly and loves to help students reach their goals by helping them find the right educational path for them so that they can achieve their dreams and reach their full potential!
Outside of work she enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing, camping, photography and swimming.


Nancy Polley

Nancy is a Dual Citizen and has been in Australia for over 11 years. She is originally from Alabama USA and knows how it is to move to a new country.
She loves people, she loves helping students, and she's got an infectious personality that just makes you smile!

She's bubbly, friendly and enthusiastic therefore her role as one of the Registration Officers suits her well. When not at work she enjoys pilates, yoga and the beach.


David Foster

David Foster is a registration officer at Ferguson. He loves the outdoors and likes to explore nature during his downtime. David also enjoys photography with drones, and has been taking some amazing aerial shots!
He's always up for meeting new people—he really enjoys dancing and camping.
The friendly environment of Ferguson makes it easy for him to do his job well as he can help students achieve their dreams while working there!



Leah is an integral part of the Registration Team! She is motivated to help you achieve your educational goals.


Nathan Sheen

Nathan loves talking to all of you and has a lot of experience in Customer Service. Originally from Sydney. He's always up for a chat and loves meeting new people! Nathan is motivated to assist you in accomplishing your goals.


Maria Ferrer

Maria's enthusiasm is contagious, making it no surprise that she gets along great with everyone! Maria is one of our Enrolment Officers and loves helping students achieve their dreams; she can't wait until you do too! She has a positive attitude, which means that every day is a fun day for her. Maria loves gardening and travelling with her family. With two active daughters and one little puppy always running around the house, life never gets boring!


Suzan Pearson

Suzan is friendly and approachable who loves to help students achieve their goals. She is passionate about education and has been in the education industry for years and was previously a teaching assistant.


Shania Carter

Shania is a friendly and outgoing person who loves to help students come to Australia or New Zealand. She is in her final year of studying Business at Griffith University. She loves being able to help students achieve their goals and will do anything she can to assist you! Shania is also an early riser who loves the gym and the beach - all things that keep her active and healthy!


Jai Ferguson

Jai is a passionate Enrolment Officer, with this he is also currently studying Law at Bond University. He loves to help students reach their career and educational dreams by assisting them with coming to Australia or New Zealand. He loves to talk to all his students and is extremely friendly! Additionally, ​he loves food especially desserts.


Sachini Jayawickrema

Sachini is the Business Intern at Ferguson Education and has completed her Master of Business double majored in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Events Management from Griffith University. She is originally from Sri Lanka and has personal experience of coming to Australia for her own student visa. She assists with the overall business including general administration, enrolments and marketing.
She is very helpful and always willing to learn. In her free time, she is interested in playing badminton, loves to dance and does several performances too!