Our Team

San Mahajan (Ex HM Forces, Mechanical Eng.)

FOUNDER, CEO AND CHAIRMAN

San Mahajan is a results-driven, self-motivated and resourceful leader with a proven ability to develop company directors in order to maximize profitability and efficiency. He brings broad recruitment and immigration experience to working with clients and candidates from around the globe.

His association as a shareholding director with leading immigration and recruitment companies in the UK and Canada has resulted in record-setting sales figures, territory expansion, and new account development.

He assures that his staff will comply with all required professional boundaries and codes of conduct. His professional and extensive technical experience comes with over ten years of serving in HM Forces (Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) supporting homeland contingency operations and government policy abroad.

San invests in people on a long term basis and develops individuals to their highest potential by offering dedicated and committed training programs and facilities. This builds flourishing careers and excellent candidates.

Egidija Benotiene (EB)

Legal Services Director

Egidija Benotiene is a member in good standing with the ICCRC (RCIC – R520583). Egidija has completed her degree in Public Administration and a Masters Degree in Law at Vilnius University, Lithuania. With her specialized background, Egidija utilizes her expertise in immigration matters, supervising each application carefully and maintaining communication with both clients and government regulatory bodies during the entire application process. She began her career in the legal field working within governmental institutions and with experienced lawyers within the private sector in Lithuania. Egidija has also worked with people in need of legal aid in the United Kingdom. Egidija’s international work and life experience has deeply expanded her understanding of multiple cultures. She is fluent in Lithuanian and Russian languages. Egidija enjoys interacting and guiding candidates through the complex world of Canadian immigration law and being an integral part in their journey to fulfil their Canadian dream. She invests a significant amount of her free time working on projects to benefit the Canadian community.

Peter Carruthers

Corporate Sales Director

For over 35 years Peter has developed thousands of catered events both nationally and internationally, creating the style and substance of experiences for numerous corporations, private individuals, associations, and Foundations. His companies – Presidential Gourmet and 43degrees Design Collective – established him as a passionate and empathetic leader in the event industry. He sets standards that reflect quality and care and has developed a continued following of loyal customers in the hospitality arena.

In 2019, Peter began his new role with AMK Global, introducing the services of AMK Global to hospitality leaders throughout Ontario and he continues now into 2020 and beyond with the company in an expanded cross-Canada role as Corporate Sales Director. A bi-lingual Canadian, he looks forward to introducing AMK Global’s services into the many restaurants, catering, and hospitality markets across our country.

Tim Lilleyman

Corporate Sales Consultant

AMK Global is proud to welcome Tim Lilleyman as Corporate Sales Consultant. Mr. Lilleyman received his Chef’s certification from Highbury Technical College, Portsmouth UK. He was the first Canadian to receive a Certified Professional Catering Executive(CPCE) accreditation from The National Association of Catering Executives (NACE). Tim has over forty years of experience in the hospitality industry. He started his career in Canada as a Chef in the kitchen at Hyatt Regency, moving into banquets and catering when Four Seasons Hotels took over the Yorkville property in Toronto in 1978. Since then, Tim has enjoyed an exciting and varied career in food and beverage senior management and operations with leading hotels and convention facilities. In 1988, as General Manager, Tim opened Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort in St. Lucia. His vast experience in Canada includes executive-level experience at The Westin Hotel Toronto; The Sheraton Centre Hotel; Delta Meadowvale Hotel; Skydome (Rogers Centre); The Metro Toronto Convention Centre, The Toronto Congress Centre and The Royal Winter Fair.

Tim has extensive experience in hotel openings and major special events management and logistics – from both the planning and facilities side of the business. Tim was a founding member and past President of the International Special Events Society (ISES), past President of the National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) Chair of the Toronto Entertainment District Association (TEDA). He was a part-time professor in the hospitality faculty at Durham College and Humber College. Tim is a Fellow of The Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) and a member of the SKAL Club Toronto. He currently serves as a Foundation Board Member of the Abilities Centre in Whitby, Ontario. He is an active member of the community at his home in Warkworth, Ontario, for numerous fundraising and community initiatives.

Daniel Tardif

Senior Immigration Consultant

Daniel Tardiff is a senior immigration consultant with a specialization and expertise in Quebec Immigration Law. He has decades of experience assisting clients with immigration matters around the globe, in both the private and public sectors. He has expertise in federal and provincial Canadian immigration law, focusing on the province of Quebec. Daniel is regularly invited to lecture and present seminars to organizations and private groups on Canadian immigration matters. Daniel has a genuine and keen interest in civil rights and social action, economic empowerment, human rights and animal welfare.

Mariam Bi

Paralegal

Mariam has completed her Law degree from London, UK. She works in our legal team alongside the legal director in preparing applications for Canada. She assists all clients in attaining the correct documents for their processes as well as assisting them in achieving Permanent Residency in Canada. She has previously worked in multiple law firms whereby she has conducted/reviewed legal documents and prepared her own legal research. Mariam has gained an interest in immigration matters in the UK and Canada and relishes in helping our clients pursue their dreams from all over the world.

Mitali (MA. English, B.ED)

Administrative Officer

Mitali joined AMK Global having completed her education from Punjab University in India, where she specialized in teaching. As the administrative officer for AMK Global, Mitali is the point of contact for all employers and clients, providing customer support and managing their queries.

Suki Rai (Psychology with Professional Development BSC)

DATA CONTROL OFFICER / Business Manager

Suki Rai completed her education at Brunel University in London (UK), Suki possesses over a decade of research and development experience in both the public and private sectors. She maintains a positive, results-orientated work environment and builds partnerships while modelling teamwork and communicating to the team in an open, balanced and objective manner. Suki manages team initiatives and processes through conducting regular internal and external client audits.

Sammy Singh

CLIENT INFORMATION MANAGER

Sammy Singh has a degree in International Hospitality Management from Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom and an advanced diploma in international hospitality administration from India. With a practical understanding of the trade, has over ten years of hands-on experience in the kitchen and front of the house of the restaurant business in three different continents Asia, Europe & North America. He emigrated to Canada a few years ago on a work permit as Food Service Supervisor through AMK Global So he understands the process from both ends. Sammy is responsible for the smooth operation of the recruitment processes. He is the point of contact for the candidates to get information about the job vacancies and college admission process in Canada. Mr Singh is a keen runner.

NUWAN WIRANGA (BA, MA, HOSPITALITY)

CLIENT INFORMATION MANAGER – SRI LANKA

M. Nuwan Wiranga has completed his degree in Hospitality in Srilanka and Masters in tourism in France. He has begun his fruitful career within the Hospitality industry with one of the top and prestigious hotels in Srilanka. He is an enterprising individual with success across a wide range of industries, often with critical responsibilities across a variety of core business functions.

Nuwan possesses an extensive skill set within the global marketing and sales industry and has worked across several international businesses. He is a true key player in analytical problem solving and his direct experience from working within the hospitality and Recruitment sector enables him to provide and direct a solution to help any business and candidates overcome any obstacles. He is a dedicated individual and ensures AMK Global holds a strong market presence across the world which contributes to our success and strives to be a market leader.

Valeriya Papenko

Executive Assistant

Valeriya Papenko is the Executive Assistant to the CEO at AMK Global acting as the first point of contact for the CEO dealing with Diary management, Schedule and organise meetings as required, both virtual and in-person. Miss Valerie keeps regular communication with staff to ensure they are informed of key dates, deadlines, forward planning and decision and Provide administrative support to a range of projects, seeing them through to completion and researches information into a concise and usable format for the CEO to review.
Valeriya has finished her initial education in Ukraine and completed her Business Administration and Management diploma in Canada. She speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian, and French.

MALITHI SUHARSHI

GLOBAL BRAND & DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGER

Miss Malithi has completed an MSc in Strategic Innovation & Information with distinction from Kingston University, UK and Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations from BCIS, Sri Lanka. She gained her expertise working with various government and private organizations in SouthAsia. She has extensive hands-on experience in the complete Global brand development cycle.
With AMK Global, Malithi continues to fully commit herself to deliver the ultimate brand engagement experience with online business strategies and branding techniques through extensive applied design psychology marketing. By using intuitive design principles, she considers both the project’s business aspect and the customer-centric aspect. AMK Global is very proud of her range of skills and capabilities. Malithi is also a keen baker and enjoys baking cakes in her free time.

KWARAMBA SIMBARASHE

CLIENT INFORMATION EXECUTIVE – ZIMBABWE

Mr. Simba graduated from Bangalore University, India in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, specializing in Finance. As part of his academic work, he has conducted research work at State Bank of India, Bangalore Hessaraghatta Branch under the topic ” The impact of internet banking on customer satisfaction”. The project work had been a success hence deemed satisfactory and considered for the award of his Bachelor’s Degree. While in school, he earned the Class of 2018 satisfactory all-round performance in the Management Department for his exemplary academic performance and leadership skills. Simba spends his free time reading business and motivational books and enjoys watching documentaries.

Simba will be the first point of contact to AMK Global from the African continent, starting from his country, Zimbabwe.

KATHRYN HANDFORD

CORPORATE SALES CONSULTANT

Kathryn is a recognized leader in the event industry for over 30 years. Her career includes management of event experiences in the sports world (football, hockey, running and triathlons), charity fundraising and corporate events. Strategically assessing each project and her talents would be prioritizing requirements, maximizing available resources and analyzing pertinent details in order to successfully achieve corporate objectives mainly. She is a strong bias towards research and data analysis and she has a comprehensive understanding of the management strategy and processes are among her most unique abilities. Her other strengths include the ability to build collaborative partnerships and to develop effective solutions to complex problems.
She will represent AMK Global in Victoria, British Columbia and will be developing research and business models in tandem with Corporate Sales Director, Peter Carruthers, introducing AMK Global Group’s services to the business community in Western Canada.

POOJA LAHOTI

PARALEGAL

Pooja has completed her specialization in Corporate Law from Pune University, India and she is well – versed in the field of Property law and Contract law. She has extensive knowledge of various types of contracts, property law and business law. Her practise focuses on the applied part of these laws and providing services.She has joined AMK Global as Paralegal, where she provides her expert services in document collection.She believes in dedication and commitment towards work.

DEE SAVADIA

PARALEGAL

Dee has completed her LLB, ambitious and driven to provide administrative support along with handling documentation for the company. We welcome her as a Paralegal to our team co-ordinating requests for documents from clients, client stakeholders and communicating with them from the start to finish of all immigration processes. She has gained her experience starting from a Fashion Label (Anita Dongre) and working in Production firms whereby she has conducted drafting of multiple contracts, handling client support system, and legal research. She works as an Academic Support Volunteer for Shelter Homes since 2019. Devangshi acknowledges people with a kind heart and makes room for all the dedication at work.

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