Krista Skalde

Partner, Chief Talent Officer

Krista joined the Inovia Capital team in July 2021. Prior to Inovia, Krista lived in Abu Dhabi, working for one of the largest sovereign wealth funds, leading the Talent and HR charge for the fund's VC, PE, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Hedge Funds businesses. Pre-Abu Dhabi, she lived and worked in Paris for a management consulting firm.

Krista's career has spanned a wide variety of HR/Talent areas, including leadership development, organizational design, change management, and executive coaching She has led or contributed to projects in North America, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, Japan, China and, most recently, the United Arab Emirates. She studied Political Science and holds a D.E.A. (Master's equivalent) from the Universite de Paris, and a Bachelor's degree from Laurentian University.


Something that keeps me up at night, in a good way, is finding ways to harness potential and grow talent across a diverse pool.

The most overlooked skill in this business (and in most businesses) is really and truly managing human capital and the organization as a whole as business assets.