Karrin Nicol


Karrin founded asaripartners in 2006 with the vision to deliver better and more cost effective search to Silicon Valley companies expanding in EMEA.

Originally from California, Karrin worked in senior HR roles at SGI, was part of the founding executive team at TiVo as their first VPHR, and worked as HR Director for NVIDIA in EMEA and APAC. She has a Masters in HROD from the University of San Francisco.

Karrin is passionate about working with multi-cultural teams, and is a frequent traveller to warm climates, especially those with great scuba diving.


Julia Kostenko-Redfarn


Jules is an international executive search specialist with 14 years’ experience of finding the best talent for large enterprise customers and disruptive US start-ups.

Born and raised in the Soviet Union, she is fluent in Russian, Ukrainian and English – she is now British and loves her adoptive country!

Her passions are her job, literature, travel, food, fashion & beauty, health & fitness and animal welfare.


Clive Pinder


Clive is a proven CEO and Non-Executive Director with 35 years’ experience in private and public sector markets.

A passionate advocate for innovation in healthcare, he has led the development and operation of start-ups, turnarounds and established multinational businesses in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle-East. Clive has had leadership roles in NASDAQ float and Private Equity trade sales.

His work has been recognised by Time magazine and at Cannes and he is a contributor to international business publications.

We are often asked about the name ‘asaripartners’. “Asari” refers to natives from the planet Thessia, in the game “Mass Effect”.
They are the most respected sentient species in the galaxy and are known for their elegance, diplomacy, and biotic aptitude!