Karla Costa

Principal | Global Mobility & Industry Networks Leader - Pacific

Karla leads Mercer’s Global Mobility Practice & Industry Networks teams for Australia and New Zealand. She has over thirteen years’ experience in rewards, global mobility operations and consultancy.

Karla is responsible for managing key client relationships, serves as a mobility thought leader and subject matter expert of mobility solutions through participation at various global forums and client-driven consulting and also regularly contributes to conferences, articles and media interviews.

She holds a graduate diploma in Business Administration from Federal University of Itajuba and is a Certified Global Mobility Professional member of Worldwide ERC.

Karla began her career with Mercer in 2011 based in Sao Paulo (Brazil) office where she had the opportunity to work in several projects related to compensation, job evaluation, LTI (profit sharing), sales incentives programs, salary structure and salary polices design.

Before moving to Australia in 2016, Karla was also responsible for the strengthening of the Mobility Practice in Brazil and Latin America.

Prior to joining Mercer, she has worked at Johnson & Johnson and Cardif BNP Pariba.