We know what it’s like to be an international student

We understand how important this journey is, and we’re here to help make sure your experience as an international student is everything you want it to be

Meet Our Team

Daryl Fong
Daryl FongChief Operating Officer
Daryl’s introduction to education started in 1987, and since then he has made a mark heading several 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 M.Sc. (Operations Research) from Sheffield Hallam University, a B.Sc. (Honours) in Pure and Applied Mathematics from the University of Tasmania and is an associate member of the Australian Mathematical Society.
Jake Foster
Jake FosterChief Commercial Officer
Based in Melbourne Australia, Jake started with AECC Global in 2019. Jake has over a decade of business and leadership experience he brings to AECC Global and has been a key driver or major innovation and organisational change projects at our company. He has a strong focus on using technology to improve the student experience and to enhance the way our team process student applications. In his previous roles Jake has established a range of teams and business operations in Australia and other countries in South East Asia and China. He thoroughly enjoys travelling and meeting new people from different cultural backgrounds. Jake holds a Bachelors Of Commerce (Commercial law major) from Deakin University.
Reginald Singh (Reggie)
Reginald Singh (Reggie)Director of Marketing Innovation
Based in Melbourne, Australia, Reggie joined AECC Global in 2018. Reggie has over 18 years of experience working with Marketing Technology. Reggie has led and delivered numerous transformation projects that have blended marketing operations with technology development to drive innovative customer experiences in his current and previous roles. Reggie has touchpoints into all aspects of marketing as an end-to-end marketer, including content, creativity, campaigns, analytics and digital assets. He has been a key driver in establishing AECC Global's Digital Innovation Hub in Chennai, India.
Ankur Agarwal
Ankur AgarwalCountry Head, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Africa
Based in New Delhi, Ankur is responsible for steering the operations and enabling the smooth functioning of AECC Global in India. Having had first-hand experience as an international student, Ankur’s understanding of student needs combined with his ability to drive integrated marketing communications and develop business strategies, helped him start his professional career with the efficient setting up of the operations of AECC Global in India. Since then, Ankur has been closely working with the team in the back-end and successfully managing the Marketing and Finance functions of AECC Global in the country. Ankur was brought up in Kathmandu, Nepal, where he completed his entire schooling before permanently moving to New Delhi where he completed his bachelor’s education. He holds an M.Sc. in International Management from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.
Henry Ho
Henry HoCountry Head, Australia
Born in Hong Kong, Henry migrated to Australia with his family back in the mid-90s, grew up in Perth, Western Australia, and now calls Melbourne home (the world’s most liveable city). Henry has over 16 years of experience in the education sector. Specialising in operational management and business improvement, he is 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 B.Com. in Marketing & e-Commerce from Curtin University and an MBA from Monash University.
Wallapa Narunatvanich
Wallapa Narunatvanich Country Head, Thailand
With over 17 years of senior-level experience in the 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 an MBA from Thammasat University, an B.Aud. the Thai Chamber of Commerce and is a Certified Accountant.
Jonathan Omagbon
Jonathan OmagbonCountry Head, Philippines & Vietnam
Jonathan brings with him over 20 years of 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 holds a B.Com. in Banking and Finance from the University of Canberra, Australia and a B.A. in English Literature from Notre Dame of Marbel University, Philippines.
Victor Emanuel
Victor EmanuelCountry Head, Indonesia
Having extensively worked in the areas of sales, marketing, communication and public policy for almost 15 years in different sectors, encompassing global brands like S P Jain School of Global Management (an Australian Business School), Roche Pharmaceuticals, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics and the United Nation-World Food Program, Victor brings unique and vast experience that gives him a helicopter perspective. He loves to travel, and particularly loves going on solo trips. His travel experiences have exposed him to creating his own unique paths, attracting unexpected new acquaintances, moving him out of his comfort zone, and training his mind to see blessings in disguise from different people and places. Victor holds a B.Sc. (Communication Studies) and a Master in Communication Management from University of Indonesia
Khoo Tang Wooi
Khoo Tang WooiCountry Head, Malaysia & Singapore
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, counselling 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 a location. She takes great pride through her years of experience in transforming students’ lives for the better in the real world. In her spare time Khoo Tang enjoys travelling and is a keen food adventurer. Khoo Tang holds a BBA (Honours) in International Business Administration from Northumbria University, UK, an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and is a Certified ENZ and PIER Counsellor.
Sailesh Jha
Sailesh JhaCountry Manager, Nepal
Sailesh Kumar Jha has diverse senior level experience across a wide range of portfolios, from sales and marketing, IT training sales, abroad studies counselling, marketing and business development with recruitment operations and commenced his journey with AECC GLOBAL Nepal operations in 2011. Sailesh started his career as an account executive in a USA based computer training company- New Horizons Computer Training Centre at Kathmandu, Nepal in 2002. He later spent 3 Years as a Program Coordinator, in the Department of Continuing Education at a Kathmandu based renowned IT College. Through 2006 he developed strong stints in international student recruitments through Singapore based Raffles Education Corporation and Shine International Education as an education consultant and CEO. He is fond of travelling to new countries and loves meeting new people and understanding their culture and food. Sailesh Kumar Jha holds a Bachelor of Computer Science & Engineering degree from Bharathidasan University, Tamilnadu, INDIA and has been rewarded with coveted STAR Counsellor from Macquarie University, Sydney.

Message from our Director

Our Director, Sonu Agrawal, knows that your success is the key to his business.
That’s why he goes above and beyond to ensure the process runs smoothly, and he has
worked hard to build a reputation that’s unsurpassed in the industry.

When you come to AECC Global, you will get the guidance you need to make the best choice for your future.
Sonu AgrawalFounder and Managing Director
AECC Global was founded with a passion for helping international students access global study opportunities. Our Founder and Managing Director, Sonu Agrawal, as well as almost all our team members, have at one point in their lives been an international student. AECC Global has been in operation for 13 years and its footprint spans 42 cities in 15 countries with over 500+ team members that speak 21 different languages. In its quest to be future ready, AECC Global has invested in establishing a Digital Innovation Hub (DIH) as its Digital Marketing and Technology arm. 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 will 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 abroad journey and are committed to making a real contribution to the success of each international student from their very first step. There is nothing we enjoy more than finally welcoming you to your new life in a new country. We are proud of our consistent student placement record in top universities across the globe and invite you to be our next success story.

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Student Testimonials

AECC is a wonderful agency and I had an excellent experience with them. Be it applying to the university or for the visa, the staff there helped me immensely in every step thoroughly. I would like to specially thank my counsellor for the expert guidance and support she had rendered throughout the entire process. She was of great help whenever I had doubts regarding any of the processes and was someone I could call on anytime. I would gladly recommend the agency to my peers. Thank you, AECC Global!
Absolutely one of the best! Received excellent service and guidance and very accommodating! Thank you AECC Global for fulfilling my study abroad dream.

All the information provided by my counsellor is excellent and process of visa file was very fast as compared to my other friends. Excellent services of AECC Global. It is a great place to visit for student visa service.

I would like to thank the whole AECC Global team because the experience here was altogether very lively and friendly. They gave every information to me starting from the selection of course till my documentation process. I would really recommend AECC for overseas education consultation.

At AECC Global, I was allotted with a counselor who accompanied and explained the whole application process. Special thanks to the counselors and the other advisors. I would highly recommend AECC Global to everyone.

The overall process was very smooth and the counsellor at AECC Global was very polite and guided me throughout the application in a simple, understandable way. I am very happy with the service and I got my visa granted after one day of application. I’ll be recommending AECC Global to my friends, whosoever plans to study abroad.