VSL Tourism and Hospitality Training & Consulting department is specialised in capacity building and skills development at the national level for the Tourism and Hospitality industry. Moreover we offer tourism strategies and action plans consulting.

Our goal is to provide our clients –private and public sector- with effective development and training solutions adapted to their specific needs.

Our Training & Consulting department team, led by Bieito Pedreira offers extensive experience and technical expertise in training, human resources development, research and action-planning in hospitality and tourism. The experience of the team has being gained and academically recognised not only in Sierra Leone but also in different locations in Europe and  South America.

Our team leader – Bieito Pedreira

Bieito is an experienced hospitality and tourism trainer as well as senior tourism development consultant. After obtaining a Culinary Arts and Food & Beverage degree, he worked as a Chef and Food and Beverage manager in several international hotels. Always interested by the creation of capacities and skills among tourism and hospitality workers, Bieito moved to Central America to work as technical advisor in different Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) development programs. Among other different activities he participated in the design and startup of several hospitality and tourism TVET schools.

After almost 15 years working in different countries, he decided to further develop his career coursing an MSc in Tourism and International Development at the University of Brighton, UK. Bieito recently developed a research on Human Resources Development in the Tourism and Hospitality sector in Sierra Leone.