Ms.Kalniņa brings over 10 years of extensive Human Resources experience with the in-depth focus on Aviation, IT, and Management Consulting sectors. Throughout her career, she has taken a proactive role in HR strategy development, business partnering, outsourcing, change management, and process redesign. Ms. Kalniņa began her career as a recruitment specialist with the national carrier AirBaltic Corporation where she held several roles of increasing responsibility and was eventually appointed as the HR Business Partner, overseeing and implementing all HR processes (planning, recruitment, performance appraisal and management, training, reward, and exit management) for approximately 800 employees. Later on, she took on the HR Manager role for the Latvian office of an IT and web design consulting firm headquartered in Stockholm and subsequently returned to the Aviation industry with a charter and ACMI operator SmartLynx Airlines (covering operations in Europe, Asia, and Africa). Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Ms. Kalniņa served as the Head of HR for an IT and Management Consulting Company.