Gillian Da Costa

HR Manager in the Creative Industries


About me

An HR professional with a focus on nurturing the H in HR. It's not all about efficiency and cost savings, but about creativity, being proactive and enjoying what you do.


  • Creative Recruitment
  • Design Recruitment
  • Human Behaviour
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Training
  • Analysing Performance

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    Institute of Contemporary Arts


    Work history


    HR Manager (Head of Directors Office)

    Institute of Contemporary Arts

    Apr 2012
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • At the ICA, I oversee our HR function, manage our recruitment processes, staff welfare and performance management. The ICA is an inspiring, whirlwind of an institution, with an amazing team working to provide a platform for talented and path-breaking contemporary artists.