Mervin’s career commenced in the Human Resources field, initially in the academic world, then moving into banking. He has filled numerous senior leadership roles in banking serving on Provincial and National Executive Committees.

During his tenure in Banking he founded a Logistics business, and transformed into numerous Consulting roles, active in a number of countries across the world and Africa.

As a Consultant, he has gained experience in various industries and successfully reviewed a number of businesses and implemented a variety of successful business improving processes and systems which contributed to value creation as objectives.

Worked Internationally on various projects including:

USA – Leadership Development and Competency Assessment at Continental Tire Company - Mt Vernon, IL
USA – Business review at Delmarva Utilities Management Company - Delaware, Maryland and Virginia
Malaysia – Leadership Development assignment at Continental – Sime - Petaling Jaya, KL
UK – Business Review at a Publishing Company SWETS – Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Zambia – Business Review and BPI system implementation at Lafarge Cement - Chilanga
Uganda – Business Review at Lafarge Cement – Hima
Guinea – Business Review at Mosmart Guinée - Conakry

Education and Registrations

B.Com Industrial Psychology – RAU (now University of Johannesburg), South Africa.
Certificate in Strategic HR – Wits Business School, South Africa.
Senior Management Development Programme – Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), South Africa.

Relevant Experience

Rand Afrikaans University: Human Resources Practitioner
Standard Bank: Various Senior HR Roles; Senior Project Team Lead SAP HR Implementation (Org Man & Change Man); Area Business Manager; Regional General Manager
Expertech: Senior Consultant – Leadership Development and Business Development - Africa
Alexander Proudfoot – Management Consultant: Mining, Banking, Insurance, Publishing, Utilities, Manufacturing
All Access Outsourcing: TES, Management Consulting
Kubwa Consulting: Management Consulting – eCommerce, eLearning.
Independent Consultant: Business Review and Investment Financial Modelling, Strategy Execution, Business Development