Senior HR Advisor
3 Sandown Valley Crescent, Sandown 2196
P.O BOX 652550, Benmore 2010, South Africa Docex 12,
Nelson Mandela Square, RSA
+ 27 11 217 8000
+27 79 591 3340
Mervin joined Crowe DNA in September 2020. Prior to entering the professional consulting and advisory world, Mervin commenced his career in HR at Standard Bank of South Africa, where he spent 21 years. He has experience in various senior leadership roles in , Human Resources and Retail Banking Businesses.
Mervin has worked in various countries in Africa, and in addition the UK, USA, Malaysia in business- as well as consulting and advisory roles across various industries. This include mining, manufacturing, logistics, telecoms, digital advertising, utilities and fire management among others.
Areas of professional interest and core competencies include strategic planning and performance enhancement, organisational design, operational process improvement, change management, leadership development, Labour law and HRIS.
2011 to date Independent HR Advisor and Management Consulting roles in association with various companies including Alexander Proudfoot, Cornerstone Performance Solutions, StratNovation, Emergence HR among others
2005 – 2011 Various Regional Business Manager roles in Retail Banking including City-, West Rand and Lesedi Regions. One-year stint at Standard Bank Financial Consulting as Financial Advisor Wealth and Risk
1991 – 2005 Various Senior HR Roles across South Africa including Provincial HRM, SAP HR Lead, National HRM Retail Banking
1986 – 1991 Commenced his HR Career at the Institute for Behavioral Sciences at SAP
Senior Management Development Programme, GIBS
Certificate in Strategic HRM, WBS
B Comm – Industrial Psychology, RAU
Community Fire Management Programme – Ghana, Kenya and South Africa
HR- and Business Management Strategy and Execution
Leadership Development Facilitation and Content design