Ruchika Gokarn is a Client Partner within the Private Equity Practice Group and the Country Manager for Indonesia and Singapore at Pedersen & Partners. Ms. Gokarn has over 20 years of professional experience in Executive Search and HR Consulting. Throughout the course of her career, Ms. Gokarn has successfully completed numerous senior executive level placements across the Private Equity, Technology, Retail, Industrial, and Construction industry sectors throughout Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Ms. Gokarn was based in Jakarta, Indonesia as a Partner and Executive Coach for an Executive Search and HR Consulting firm. In her earlier career, Ms. Gokarn has worked in the UK and India in HR roles advising Leadership Teams in the Tech, Life Sciences, and Oil & Gas sectors. She was instrumental in setting up the project team and was the HR head for a major Oil & Gas company’s first exploration project in India.
Ms. Gokarn earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physics Honours from the Lady Brabourne College, Calcutta University and an MBA (Specialisation in HR) from the Xavier Institute of Management, XIMB in India. In addition to her native Hindi, Ms. Gokarn speaks fluent English.