Helga Dias Dos Santos
Helga was born in Portugal though her heritage is from Angola, a former Portuguese colony located in the South West of Africa. For part of her childhood, she lived in Northern Italy and attended primary school there before coming to London as a teenager where she continued the rest of her studies. She has maintained her language skills and travels often to both Portugal and Italy to visit family and friends. Whilst in higher education, Helga worked in various customer service roles within the hospitality industry before starting at FIE in 2009 with the Facilities Support team. Helga later joined the Residence Life team as a Residence Life Supervisor and has thoroughly enjoyed the experience and valuable skills gained in this position.
Helga is also an Accommodation Manager and Developer at an EFL school based in Kensington and is studying Social Sciences at Birkbeck University.