Ingrid Eras is a Senior Human Resource Leader with extensive experience directing HR functions as well as special integration and work stream projects in support of major acquisitions.

Her areas of expertise are: HR strategy and alignment – transition management – due diligence – quality improvement – staffing and recruitment – policy development – severance management – mergers and acquisitions – training and people development – psychometric testing and assessment –Emotional Intelligence – organizational structure – organizational culture – CSR – mentoring and coaching.

Ingrid has been at Belmond since September 2014 and holds the role of EVP, Chief HR Officer. Prior to her appointment Ingrid was VP People Development& Staffing at Starwood Hotels, EAME Divisional Office in Brussels.

She has a Bachelor of Administration (Hotel School Den Haag, Institute of Hospitality Management), holds a Diploma in Clinical Organizational Psychology (18 month program at INSEAD). She also is a certified MBTI, EQ-I, Hogan’s, PPA, and Firo B practitioner.

Ingrid Eras speaks Dutch, English, German and has notions of French, Portuguese and Polish.  At CEDEP Ingrid runs sessions on Emotional Intelligence in the soft skills programme “Achieving Managerial Excellence”.