Meet our team
DARYL FONGChief Operating Officer
Daryl’s introduction to education started in 1987, heading up a number of notable student counselling and migration organisations all over the world. His stellar career saw Daryl travel all over the greater South East Asian region, East Asia, Europe and the Middle East in setting up offices, training staff, instituting operational excellence and maximising revenue on behalf of a number of leading organisations within the international student placement industry.
He has a wide range of interests that vary from horticulture, personal fitness and travel.
Daryl holds a Certificate in Business Analytics from Singapore Polytechnic, a
Master of Science (Operation Research) from Sheffield Hallam University, a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pure and Applied Mathematics from University of Tasmania and is an
associate member of the Australian Mathematical Society.
HARVINDER SINGHCountry Head, India
Based in New Delhi, Harvinder is responsible for AECC’S International Student recruitment business in India with all branch offices reporting in to him.
Harvinder comes in with a vast experience of over 16 years and has worked with global brands across many industries including Amway and L’Oreal. In his last assignment, Harvinder worked with a leading education brand for 5 years, heading the Sales & Operations for India and Mauritius.
HENRY HOCountry Head, Australia
Born in Hong Kong, Henry migrated to Australia with his family back in the mid-90s, growing up in Perth, Western Australia and now calls Melbourne home (the world’s most livable city).
Henry has over 16 years experience in the education sector. Specialising in operational management and business improvement, he’s devoted to growing student placement, migration and visa segments of the business. His commitment and outlook to business growth is second only to a desire to provide exceptional customer service to new and existing international students, a philosophy he brings to his business strategy and ethos.
He enjoys working with people from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds, outside work Henry’s interests see him frequently in the kitchen exploring the next great recipe, working out, travelling and watching documentaries – particularly those narrated by David Attenborough and those that explore themes raised by the late Stephen Hawking.
Henry holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing & e-Commerce from Curtin University and a Master of Business Administration from Monash University.
WALLAPA NARUNATVANICHCountry Head, Thailand
With over 17 years senior-level experience in commercial enterprise and education industry, Wallapa’s expertise and strategic outlook in improving business processes, growth, and turnaround management has seen her awarded and recognised numerous times throughout her storied career.
She has been the recipient of the Global Award for Marketing Excellence and Business Achievement from IDP Education in 2013 and the APAC Award for Business Achievement and Transformation for 3 consecutive years from Avon Cosmetics.
In her downtime Wallapa enjoys travelling, listening to music and participating in a variety of sports.
Wallapa holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Thammasat University, a Bachelors of Auditing from the Thai Chamber of Commerce and is a Certified Accountant.
JONATHAN OMAGBONCountry Head, Philippines
Jonathan brings with him over 20 years experience within the education counselling and placement industry. He has overseen growth in a variety of roles and projects ranging from student scholarships, counselling, and test administration frameworks.
Not only has his drive for success achieved revenue growth and increased market share in his past roles, Jonathan’s passion for working with people and improving their lives for the better has helped hundreds of students become leaders, business owners, and similar success stories in their respective roles all around the world.
Jonathan is a consummate reader, enjoys relaxing to music, practices meditation and communing with nature through hiking and trail walking. He is currently planning his first skydiving experience.
He hold a Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Finance from the University of Canberra, Australia and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature form Notre Dame of Marbel University, Philippines.
LANY SOENARSOCountry Head, Indonesia
Lany brings a wealth of knowledge and over 15 years of experience to her current role, having held senior managerial positions across retail, HR and most recently in the education sector.
Her “never give up” attitude to life is also a testament to her success as a business leader, which has seen her surmount business challenges and win accolades during the global economic crisis of 1997 to the establishment and administration of over ten offices across seven regions throughout Indonesia.
In her spare time, there’s nothing Lany enjoys more than having the opportunity for shared experiences whilst travelling with a group of friends.
Lany holds a Masters of TESOL from the Australian University.
ALSON TANCountry Head, Singapore
Alson has a broad experience across banking, FMCG, medical and the education counselling and placement industries.
With a well rounded business acumen and expertise, has served in roles specialising in marketing, sales, business development and operations; invaluable and technical experience he couples with a passion in his role in the education industry.
Ever the adventurer and recently travelling through rural China, Alson has started to develop his intrigue on the qualities of Chinese metaphysics.
Alson hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the University of Western Australia, a Diploma in Business Studies (Marketing/Finance) from Temasek Polytechnic and is a certified Financial Adviser.
KHOO TANG WOOICountry Head, Malaysia
Having started her career as an education consultant straight out of university, Khoo Tang has diverse, senior level experience across a wide range of portfolios, from general management, training, information systems, counseling and business development.
Her drive to succeed in the role is not limited to finding the best fit for her students to a course or location, but takes great pride through her years of experience in transforming students life for the better in the real world.
In her spare time Khoo Tang enjoys travelling and is a keen food adventurer.
Khoo Tang hold a Bachelor of Business (Honours) International Business Administration from Northumbria University, UK; a Master of Business Administration, University of Southern Queensland, Australia and is a Certified ENZ and PIER Counsellor.
Message from our Directors
Our Directors, Saurabh Baid and Sonu Agrawal, know that your success is the key to their business.
That’s why they go above and beyond to ensure the process runs smoothly, and they’ve
worked hard to build a reputation that’s unsurpassed in the industry.
When you come to us, you’ll get the guidance you need to make the best choice for your future.
AECC Global was founded with a passion for helping international students access global study opportunities . Both our Co-Founders and Joint Managing Directors Sonu Agrawal and Saurabh Baid as well as almost all our team members, have all at one point in their lives been an international student.
AECC Global has been in operation for 10 years and its footprint spans 26 cities in 9 countries with over 300 team members that speak 21 different languages.
We have always been committed to the cause of ethical counselling and take pride in it. Our team of accredited experts can not only assist with education and migration advice that combines personal, first-hand experience with unbiased and honest guidance but also with advice on how to navigate essential services you’ll need while living outside of your home country.
Our objective is to go beyond just student placements. We strive to be enablers of your study journey and committed to making a real contribution to the success of each international student from their very first step. There’s nothing we enjoy more than finally welcoming you to your new life in a new country.
We our proud of our consistent student placement record in top universities across the globe and invite you to be our next success story.
What our students say about us
Don’t just take our word for it, check out what our satisfied students are saying about us
"I knocked the door of different consultancies but they can’t make me sure that I will be studying in Australia. One of my friend suggested me and I came here. Finally AECC Global fulfilled my queries and guided me in every step. At last I got visa."
"I am ever grateful to the competent team for helping me attain my student visa in no time. The consultation and customer services they provide is efficient and excellent."
"AECC Global provided great assistance on my student visa application in Melbourne, Australia. They made sure that I was on the right track as I extended my visa and kept me updated on the application process. Additionally, the team has been very approachable and always there to answer all my queries."
"I was looking for someone to help me with my visa situation and luckily a friend recommended me to AECC and its one recommendation I can’t thank enough. AECC Global assisted me from getting a letter of offer for my education, acquiring a student insurance coverage for my stay, and finally arranging my visa."
"AECC Global has always been guiding us throughout our visa journey. They are not hesitant to extend their helping hands and their ears are always ready to listen to whatever concerns we have."
Get in touch with the AECC Global Team today
We’d love to find out more about your study goals and show you the way forward,
so reach out to our team to book a FREE consultation.