Peta Latimer

Leadership Profile

Peta Latimer

CEO, Mercer Singapore


Peta is a  global business leader with extensive experience across a range of industries and high profile projects. With many years spent advising multinationals on change and workforce transformation, and having run successful consulting teams, Peta is passionate about marking a difference to the way work works and always looks to drive high performance through people in an authentic and sustainable way. 

Peta joins the Mercer family from KPMG Singapore, where she has been leading the People & Change Advisory Practice for the past two and half years. With a focus on market impact, Peta represented the Firm through professional memberships, IBM & Workday Alliance Partner, and participating as a Keynote and Panel Speaker for events across the region. Prior to KPMG, Peta held several leadership positions, including the Head of Smarter Workforce for IBM ASEAN and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Kenexa Ltd which was acquired by IBM in 2010.  Working across Europe & Asia Pacific for IBM Kenexa, Peta helped build brand awareness by driving external event sponsorship, PR, digital campaigns and regional roadshows. 

Peta is a casual lecturer at NTU’s Business School, and is a regular contributor to the Strait’s Times’ Future of Work Series.  She has done her Masters in Organizational Psychology from Birkbeck University of London, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Sydney, Australia. Peta has also completed Business & Industry Insights Executive Education from Singapore management University.