Nicola Whittle

People Manager

Nicola is a local girl who grew up on a dairy farm and joined the travel and tourism industry upon leaving school.  After 15 years living abroad and working as the National Training Manager for Pentravel in South Africa, Nicola and her family moved back to Central Hawkes Bay.

Nicola came on board with BEL Group as Business Services Team Leader in 2015, after a structural review later that year Nicola was advanced to the Senior Leadership Team as People Manager.  With her strong background in Human resources and Training in the Tourism industry Nicola has well established people skills and a drive to train and develop her people to help them achieve their goals