WilmaMoran - Estaura is a Certified Human Resource Executive, Certified Hospitality Trainer, and Certified Gold Service Professional from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute. As a Group Director for Human Resources, she oversees and leads the entire Human Resource Management of eleven (11) Seda Hotels, four (4)El Nido Resorts, four (4) Lio Resort Tourism Development and Sicogon Estate Tourism Development. She also oversights functions for branded hotels of Ayala Hotels, namely Holiday Inn and Suites, Fairmont, and Raffles. In 2014 – 2016, Ms. Wilma was the Vice President of Human Resources in City of Dreams. She was in-charge of the integrated entertainment complex – with three (3) international hotel brands (Crown, Nobu, and Hyatt hotels), including 22 restaurants, entertainment department including Dream Play by DreamWorks and the entire casino operations. She has a lot of experience in the field of human resources including Director of Human Resources at Edsa Shangri-La, Manila Hotel from 2004-2011, Director of Human Resources and Training at Oakwood Premier Ayala Center from 2001-2004,Director of Human Resources at Hyatt Regency Manila Hotel from 1999-2001, and Assistant Director of Human Resources at The Peninsula Manila Hotel from1994-1999. She was also a faculty member of Centro Escolar University from1989-2007.
Ms. Wilma Estaura is a graduate of A.B. Sociology from University of the Philippines. Master of Public Administration Major in Public Policy & Program Administration from University of the Philippines. Doctor of Public Administration (sans thesis) from University of the Philippines. Train the Trainers Program in University of Manchester, England. And Diploma in Hotel& Restaurant Management from Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines – HTTP and the Singapore Hotel School.
In 2021, Ms. Wilma Moran - Estaura was recognized by ACI HR Solutions as the Mentor of the Year 2021 where top HR executives from all around Asia-Pacific area were up for consideration. She spearheads AHRC’s leadership program, which cultivates high-potential talents via long-term developmental plans enriched by regular mentorship. In the same year, her programs led Seda Hotels in winning “Employers of Choice” which recognizes the best organization to work in Asia based on leadership, engagement, communication, and employee benefits; and “Best Health and Well-Being Program” in which Ms. Wilma implemented a Holistic Wellness Program that put emphasis on mitigating the adverse consequences of the crisis on its people, keeping them motivated, productive, engaged and consistently effective at performing their duties despite the circumstances.