PLAYFAIR CEO, Petra Playfair, has joined an illustrious group of NSW entrepeneurs in Telstra Business Women’s Awards as a 2017 Finalist in the category of Entrepreneur of the Year.
Petra Playfair started her career as a social worker specialising in cross-cultural casework, and global migration. After being awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship, she became passionate about creating an inclusive and multicultural Australia, setting up PLAYFAIR Visa and Migration Services in 1988. Every year, Petra and her team of migration agents help thousands of migrants secure humanitarian, private and corporate visas making PLAYFAIR one of Australia’s leading migration advisers, both at a policy and client level. Through her entrepreneurial spirit and ability to predict and adapt to rapid changes in migration policy and law, increasingly underpinned by technology, Petra pursued her mission to humanise, mobilise and globalise people movement, realising her long-held dream to run a global business in this field.
Petra said: “I am passionate that my work contributes to an inclusive and multicultural Australia while enabling our clients to commence a new life in our ‘land of opportunity’. An accolade like the Telstra Business Women’s Award says as much about my amazing team and the wonderful work they do as it does about me.”
Other finalists in this category include: Marcella Romero, Rehab Management, Sydney, Hana-Lia Krawchuk, Love To Dream, Waterloo, Natalie Chapman, gemaker, Sydney, Penny Spencer, Spencer Group of Companies, Sydney, Kristy Chong, Modibodi, Sydney
Winners will be announced at a gala dinner on Friday November 27 at Doltone House, Sydney.