Aiga Arste-Avotina

Partner Latvia aiga.arste@amrop.com

Executive Search allows getting a much deeper insight into different industries while being an excellent opportunity to work with clients and candidates that are shaping the future of the global economy.

Aiga joined Amrop in 1996 and became company’s first official representative in Latvia. Today, she is the Managing Partner of Amrop Latvia, as well as a Partner of Amrop Ukraine and Amrop Estonia.

Responsibility: Specializes in Leadership Assessment. In Ukraine, Aiga manages projects in infrastructure and manufacturing. Being Europe’s second largest country with the population of 45 million and a great many educated and talented professionals, Ukraine has a great potential.

Background: Aiga has been working in Executive Search for over 20 years. Aiga has developed the firm into the biggest player in the market in senior level recruitment. For over two decades she has been leading executive search assignments in the Baltics in a range of sectors, including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Utilities, IT & Telecommunications, Pharmaceutical, and other industries.

Education: Aiga graduated from University of Latvia with a Bachelor degree in Psychology and with MBA from Riga Business School. She was also a Board Member of the Alumni Association of Riga Business School. Moreover, Aiga graduated from Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance and is a member of the BICG Nomination Committee. Aiga holds two IMD Institute (International Institute for Management Development) diplomas.

Communication skills: speaks Latvian, English, and Russian.

Leisure: loves spending her spare time with the family, also enjoys cycling, skiing, and going to the opera.