Helena Costa is graduated in Psychology by the University of Coimbra. Started her career in Human Resources in 1991 as Human Resouces Manager of Hotel Almansor (Tivoli Carvoeiro). In 1998 became Human Resources Director of the 3 Hotels owned by Grupo Espirito Santo in the Algarve – Hotel Almansor, Hotel Lagos e Marinotel (Tivoli Carvoeiro, Tivoli Lagos e Tivoli Marina de Vilamoura) – and Salgados Golf Course (1994) and in 2002 assumed the position of Human Resources Director for Tivoli Hotels & Resorts.
Helena is a member of the Board of Directors and over all these years she participated actively in major strategic processes such as:
Previous acquisitions: Tivoli Marina Vilamoura (1998); Hoteis Tivoli (2000) – Tivoli Lisboa, Tivoli jardim, Tivoli Sintra, Tivoli Palácio de Seteais, Tivoli Coimbra – Tivoli Marina Portimão (2004); Tivoli Madeira (2002); Tivoli Eco Resort Praia do Forte(2006)e Tivoli S. Paulo (2009)
New Openings: Tivoli Carvoeiro (1991); Tivoli Oriente(2001); Tivoli Victoria(2009)
And recently (February 2016) the acquisition of Tivoli by Minor and integration in Minor Hotels
After more than 25 years managing people at Tivoli Hotels & Resorts she is still fascinated by the great challenges and transformation of HR “My success has been always linked to the value of the people I´ve worked with, throughout my career. I truly believe that the way to achieve best results is team work –building strong and consistent relations. Commitment and confidence are main streams for success”.