Marina Ivantsova was born on September 5, 1976 in Prague, Czech Republic.
In 1998, she received a degree in Psychology and Foreign Languages from the Minsk State Pedagogical University. She continued her studies and received a Ph.D. degree in Psychology at the Academy of Postgraduate Education and later attended a number of human resources and business trainings and educational programmes at the Management Centre Europe, London Business School, Hay Group and Carlsberg Group.
Before she started her career in human resources, Marina was a counselling psychologist and also gave lectures on psychology in human resource management in the universities of Belarus.
Her career in human resources started in 2001 in recruitment and training for businesses. In 2005, she became HR manager at Arlon, FMCG products distributor.
In 2006, Marina Ivantsova became HR and Administration Director at Olivaria Brewery, Carlsberg Group.
In 2014, Marina Ivantsova was appointed Vice President Human Resources at Carlsberg Ukraine.
Marina managed the development and implementation of numerous projects in the field of organisational development, effective motivation, assessment and personnel development, building a human resources management structure from scratch.