Making your people our priority


Our Expertise




Dakin Mayers

& Associates Pty Ltd

Level 27

Rialto South Tower

525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000


T 61 3 9629 6999




Peter Dakin - Director

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Peter has over thirty years’ experience in Executive Search & Recruitment, Contracting and Career Transition.  Following several successful years as a Partner with Cruickshank Management Resources, a leading human resources consulting firm. Peter established his own company, Dakin Management Group in 1984, pioneering Executive Contracting in Melbourne.  He subsequently merged his business and became a leading provider of Career Transition & Outplacement Services with outstanding success providing highly personalised services for staff, management and executives in redeployment or departing across public, private and not-for-profit organisations.

In August 2009 changes in the ownership and structure of the business enabled Peter and Philip Mayers to launch Dakin Mayers & Associates Pty Ltd, with its mission of 'making your people our priority'.

Peter's wealth of commercial and HR experience has afforded him the opportunity to develop a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the full range of interlinking human resources disciplines. 

His well established client base extends across several sectors, including:

  • Manufacturing & Production
  • Engineering
  • Wholesaling, Distribution & Logistics
  • Retailing
  • Property, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Telecommunications
  • Financial Services
  • Professional Services
  • State & Local Government
  • NFP and Sporting Organisations


Peter holds qualifications in Accountancy and was awarded Fellowship of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants and the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC).


With strong sporting and community affiliations, Peter was a Committee Member of the Melbourne Cricket Club for 11 years, Past President of Kingston Heath Golf Club, the Rotary Club of Melbourne and Powerhouse Amateur Football Club.  These appointments illustrate his extensive personal experience operating at Board and Director levels.