Our Team& Story

The Team

Since 2018, we have been helping our clients to build their stories by creating inspiring spaces to cultivate, give shape and develop their ideas. Meet our team of hospitable creatives who hard and smart work everyday to make you feel at home.

Heden - László Varga

László Varga

Founder, Chief design & Strategy Officer

Our founder, strategist and architect, László, has an extensive career that took him to places like Google in California. His talents have contributed to us creating the spaces that we now call home.

Heden Laura Salles

Laura Salles

Head of Operations

Laura’s warmth, hospitality background and eye for detail turn Heden into a smooth operator. She is passionate about equal opportunity and access to education and runs her own NGO.

Heden Manuel Bastos

Manuel Bastos

Founder and Chief Experience Officer

Founder and chief of experience and the hedenist causes, Manuel is an adventurer and the community spirit of Heden. Maybe you'll see him riding the streets on a bike, making his way to one of our spaces.

Tonico Morais

Tonico Morais

Business Consultant

The latest addition to the management team, Tonico brings to the table his experience in the industry, a sales edge and business acumen, that will help Heden stay grounded while growing.

Heden Catarina Burguete

Catarina Burguete

Community & Memberships Coordinator

Catarina brings tender, love, care and fun to our spiritual home. She’s also in charge of new memberships and somehow still finds time to help with events.

Heden Rui Miranda

Rui Miranda

Chief Financial Officer

With an illustrious career in auditing and finance, Rui takes charge as our Finance Chief, keeping the various teams on a tight but friendly leash.

Heden Joana Sousa

Joana Sousa

Assistant Project Manager

She's the youngest of the lot but a great team worker with a permanent smile on her face. Joana helps across the board in memberships, operations and staying organized in multiple projects.

Heden Team Camila Grimaldi

Camila Grimaldi

Events Curator

Our events curator from Brazil, Camila, brings joy and enthusiasm to all of Heden's events. Her flair, and fun-loving nature breathes life into all of her plans.

Heden Team Catarina Gonçalves

Holly Parkes

Social Media Manager

Holly came to our shores from the far away lands of New Zealand via London and the beach of Faro. She is fun, she is energetic and she is the engine behind our social media - giving the public face to who we are.

Heden João Osório

João Osório

Part-time Marketeer

João is an ambitious marketeer who finds delight in co-developing Heden's marketing and sales strategies. He’s still a young’un but already has a few laps around the sun with us.

Heden Daniela Gameiro

Daniela Gameiro

Financial Controller

Method and rigour personified, Daniela brings extra structure and forward planning to our wide range of projects. We suspect she doesn't require sleep but our spreadsheets have never looked so sharp.

Heden Miguel Lima

Miguel Lima

IT Consultant

What would we do without our computers? Miguel is here to make sure we’ll never have to find out. He provides our team and our members with technical help and is also known as our 'Super Support Man'.

António Fernandes

Head of Marketing

António's passion for the technical side of marketing has led him to specialize in analytics and data science. He uses this passion to build the company's data structure, marketing strategies and soon enough the first edition of the Office Olympics.

Gilberto Gil

Canis Familiaris

Chief of mischief, play and treats, Gil is both the cutest and most famous member of the team. You can find him by calling his name whenever you're at Heden Santa Apolónia.

Clients and Partners

Heden Partner - Loggi
Heden Partner - Gympass
Heden partner - Iron Hack
Heden Partner - Marley Spoon
Heden Partner - Camara Lisboa
Heden Partner - TEDx
Heden Partner - Tekever
Heden partner - Banff
Heden partner - Coopérnico
Heden partner - cloudflare
Heden partner - Sofar
Heden partner - Todos