Andreas Krensel was born and raised in Germany. He is a qualified attorney who began his career with an apprenticeship at the Deutsche Bank, focusing on asset and portfolio management, followed by his law studies in Trier (Germany) as well as in Antwerp (Belgium). In 2002, he came to South Africa where he obtained his Master of Laws degree at the University of Cape Town in 2004.

2002 was a significant year for Andreas as his move to South Africa was to lead him to IBN, which he joined that same year and where he was appointed on the Board of Directors 3 years later and finally became MD and sole owner in 2011.

During his ascension within the company, Andreas Krensel became a registered Immigration Practitioner, IP (SA) and co-wrote 3 books on immigration: “The Corporate Immigration Guide to Southern Africa” – 1st and 2nd edition – and “Investitionsziel Südafrika” and is the contributor for the country chapters on South Africa and Kenya in “The Corporate Immigration Review”, 7th edition.

Andreas also runs a You Tube channel and podcast series on African immigration and is an accomplished speaker and a regular contributor to national and international immigration conferences.

When he is not at work or writing legal articles in various papers, you can find him cycling or hiking.