Inga Ezera is a Principal at Pedersen & Partners, based in Riga, Latvia. With a successful corporate and leadership development career spanning over 25 years, she brings Board-level expertise in complex matrix and multicultural business settings. Her intercontinental experience covers Leadership Impact Development, Performance Management, Succession Planning, and High-Performance Teams Development. During her corporate tenure, Ms. Ezera has served for over a decade in senior leadership roles, such as Global Head of People and Performance for an international FinTech company; Global HR Director, Partner and Board Member for a regional EMEA & UK insurer; Regional Corporate HR Director covering Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Latvia for a software and tech development business, and Regional HR Leader for a Big4 management consultancy. Ms. Ezera was a key member of strategy, talent assessment, best practices, and succession planning committees, aimed to sustain key business requirements and align with organisational strategy and business objectives across diverse regions. In parallel, Ms. Ezera has built an expansive international network of HR & C-level leaders across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia and has founded her own Personal Brand, Leadership & Business Performance Development consultancy, integrating leadership and high-performance business culture development to drive organisational change through leaders.
Ms. Ezera holds a Master’s degree in Organisational Psychology from the University of Latvia, a Professional Certificate in Coaching from Henley Business School and is accredited as a Performance Consultant, Team Flow and Effectiveness by the Entrepreneurs Institute. In addition to her native Latvian, Ms. Ezera is fluent in English and Russian.