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Saarrah Mathinthiran


General Manager & Management Consultant

Saarrah Mathinthiran gained experience in finance and developed her systems and process improvement skills at different Western Australian SMEs.

Saarrah has extensive experience in recruiting, placing talent ranging from CEO level to technical and administration. She also provides financial analysis advice for our turn-around, transformation and acquisition clients.

Saarrah graduated from ISC Paris with a Masters in Finance and has a Masters in Human Resources and Employment Relations from the University of Western Australia.

She co-founded marvinHR with Nick Marvin in 2020 post the Covid pandemic with a focus on human-centric recruitment and HR advisory.

Madhuri Vellayan


Associate Consultant

Madhuri graduated with a Bachelor’s in Commerce Degree majoring in Human Resource Management and Management from the University of Western Australia.

During her university degree, she gained experience in the hospitality industry and values customer service as a priority. She has worked as an ISS educator at after-hours school care where she developed several classroom management, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Prior to joining marvin Consulting as an associate, Madhuri spent some time in the accounting sector

Ella Barwood


Junior Recruitment Consultant

Ella Barwood is nearing the completion of a double degree at Curtin University. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in commerce with a major in human resources and industrial relations, and a bachelor’s degree in science with a major in psychology. 

For over four years, she has actively participated in the Human Resource Student Association, which helped her to develop her human resource management skills and establish valuable connections with other professionals. Before working at marvin Consulting, Ella gained over five years of experience in customer service and social media marketing. Her proven track record in these areas has been an asset to her current role as a Junior Recruitment Consultant.


Pip Marvin


Talent Research Assistant

Perpetua Marvin has completed a Certificate III in business administration and is enrolled in a Certificate IV in legal studies at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Perpetua has gained experience sourcing talent specialising in real estate, education, law, accounting, and health. She operates data management containing talent information.

Perpetua also conducts social media screening of applicants we come across.

John Dasey

John Dasey

HR Lawyer

Admitted to legal practice in 2009, John Dasey has over 30 years hands- on experience in Workplace Relations and Human Resources.

After initially working for employee organisations, he was a senior HR leader in large commercial organisations for more than a decade, before establishing Dasey Legal in 2018.

Applying a practical approach and a deep knowledge of employment matters, John’s goal is to add value whenever he provides a service.

  • Examples include:
    Creation of readable plain English employment contracts and policies
  • Advice on enterprise bargaining
  • Advice on award coverage and interpretation of industrial instruments
  • Representation in court or Fair Work Commission matters
  • Conducting investigation- employee and customer complaints, misconduct etc.
  • Managing redundancy processes.
Nick Marvin



Nick Marvin is a keynote speaker, management consultant and non-executive director with over 20 years of experience, specialising in organisational transformation through high-performing teams.  

Under Jack Bendat, he led the resurgence of the Perth Wildcats  (PDF) in 2009, the demerger and privatisation of the National Basketball League (PDF) in 2013 and the re-launch of the Perth Lynx (the first team in Australia to pay female athletes a full-time wage | PDF) in 2015. In 2017, Andrew Forrest appointed him CEO  of the Western Force and World Series Rugby.

Director, marvinHR. Chair, Bendat Family Foundation. 

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