Hedvika Gibbs is a Practice Leader at Fragomen’s Perth office as well as a Senior Client Services Manager for the Asia–Pacific region. Hedvika has extensive experience working in government and the public sector, including in legal and operational areas with a strong focus on compliance and integrity and the student visa regime. She previously worked for the Australian Department of Immigration as Assistant Director, Student Policy, as well as being the departmental contact liaison with the Affiliation of International Education Peak Bodies. Subsequently, Hedvika moved to a diplomatic post in Russia, where she was the key contact for Australian Education International and partnered with education providers for growth in former Soviet Union countries. During her second overseas appointment, Hedvika coordinated a regional response to the Knight Review of the international student visa program. At Fragomen, Hedvika works with clients from different industries to provide transactional and strategic assistance and advice on visa and immigration matters.