Boomeranging

Expat to Repat

Hosted by Margot Andersen

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Sarah Ntiamoah

Sarah Ntiamoah

Proving that no-one is immune to reverse culture shock, Sarah Ntiamoah, a globally experienced change manager shares how she found herself asking that all too familiar question of “What have I done?” not long after arriving home.

Nicole Webb

Nicole Webb

When journalist Nicole Webb initially moved overseas with her hotelier husband James, she thought she would enjoy a career break. Little did she realise though just how much her identity had been shaped by her work.

Michael Waite

Michael Waite

Michael and his family were on an 18-month global adventure when COVID and family tragedy saw them grounded in regional Sth Australia. As the world starts to open back up, they are now asking ‘do we stay or do we go?’

Bridget John

Bridget John

For six years prior to the onset of the pandemic, Bridget John had been living a globally nomadic life between home bases in France, Morocco and Australia. A ‘quick trip’ home in February 2020 changed all that.

Shane Masters

Shane Masters

After attempting to come home three times, Shane finally cracked the code in 2020. But just as he was booking flights for he and his family along came COVID.

Margot Andersen

Margot Andersen

Turning the mic on Insync Network Group founder Margot Andersen to hear her expat tale and motivation for setting up the network and podcast.

Ben Deguara

Ben Deguara

Ben acknowledges he was ‘just about’ settled in Australia when the opportunity to go to Hong Kong came up – so what makes one repat leap after returning home and another hesitate?

Glen Falting

Glen Falting

For many expats who grow their families overseas, a challenge is always how to maintain the Aussie in their Aussie kids. Especially when the family comes home and everyone expects a kid with an Australian passport or Australian parents to be, well, Aussie.

Mandy Mirghashini

Mandy Mirghashini

Many expats who are sent overseas on assignments return with the same organisation – this was the case for my latest podcast guest Mandy Mirghashini who spent 10 years in The Hague and Krakow, Poland with Shell.