Meet the nominees who have really stood out and achieved a lot in the past year.
Abigail Jones, Executive Assistant
I’m an EA with almost 20 years experience, and I’m passionate about promoting and developing admin professionals. I’m a qualified coach and mentor and work with PAs to grow and develop, I speak at PA conferences, events and workshops and am an advocate of PA networking.
Alice Scutchey, Senior EA at Citi
Alice Scutchey is a Senior EA with over 13 years experience in business administration. She currently works at Citi Bank supporting the UK CFO and the Financial Planning & Analysis team. Alice created and now chairs the Citi EA Network where she encourages other PA’s & EA’s to grow and develop their skills. She also sits on the Citi Women Steering Committee & was recently nominated for the internal Employee Connections Forum. She is passionate about helping others and in February this year, founded The Canary Wharf PA Club where members can attend free weekly training and networking events. She believes PA’s should have a clear path of progression and equal opportunities to fufill their career ambitions. Alice is married with two children and lives in Kent. She enjoys reading, spending time with her family and taking part in fundraising challenges, most recently completing the Brighton Marathon in April this year. Alice is a Mental Health First Aider and keen speaker so uses this to tell her story, champion women and promote the PA profession.
Annmarie Jones, Stem Healthcare – PA to CEO & COO
I have been a PA for over 30 years and really love by job and I always want to give the absolute best PA service possible.
The biggest compliment I have received in my professional career was to hear a boss describe having me as his PA as life changing!
Claire Aldridge, Executive assistant/Office Manager at Smart Pension
Since joining Smart, it’s grown from a UK-only workplace pension provider to a global savings technology platform with international partners and blue-chip investors. Being the calming professional behind two incredible and relentless entrepreneurs means a non-stop workload…and a certain skill-set!
Danielle Cox, Support Lead, James Harvard
Support Lead at James Harvard (James Harvard is a Hays Group Company).
Danielle Elizabeth Seagrave, Essentra, PA to General Manager
An enthusiastic, positive team member who never underestimates the importance of team engagement. Whilst my main duties are around the management of diaries, travel & adherence to reporting, i actively lead the whole site which incorporates not only the business i work within but Group and other divisional functions to create whole site participation organising events around community engagement & promoting well-being of our employees to create the best possible employee experience
Danielle Francis, Ankura Consulting – EA to Chairman
2018 Miss Jones Group Awards winner.
2018 PA Life Awards finalist.
2017 London PA Award winner.
2016 London PA Awards finalist.
Experienced Assistant to Board & Senior Management, strong interpersonal skills, excellent MS Office knowledge, fast learner & keen to develop new skills.
Helen Miller, Citi, EA
Holly Newman, Legal PA at Pinsent Masons LLP
I support a fantastically diverse team, all at the top of their professional games. I am inspired to always bring the best of me to work! Hugely valued, I enjoy being prepared for every eventuality, with my firm-wide renowned smile!
Imen Sangha, Thirsty Thoughts – EA & Ops Manager
Kristine Michelle Brillo, PA to His Highness Sayyid Taimur A Al Said
Awarded as an Oman Woman of the Year 2018 – Personal Assistant and 2019 Finalist EA/PA of the Year Middle East. These two prestigious awards embody my over 13 years experienced in the executive office industry.
Laura Nelson, PA To Director of D Wilson Architectural Metalwork Ltd.
I am a keen communicator and extremely organised suiting the role perfectly. I dedicate my spare time to Contact the Elderly where I am a group Coordinator or you can catch my at the stables taking a stroll on a horse.
Maria Sanchez, Executive Management Assistant at C Anderson and Sons LLP
I started very young assisting management in several languages and learning customer service.
Also, being a rugby player for many years has turned me into a successful team player in and out the pitch.
My experience, gained over the years working in many different fields and industries such as the Fetal Medicine Centre in Harley Street and Hl Trad Uk partner of the French Chamber of Commerce in the UK, now helps me to provide an outstanding support to the Partners I work for at C Anderson and Sons, going to the extra mile and leading my team to achieve the success.
Mercedes Amy Robson, Office Manager and PA to Ed Chamberlain
‘Amy is simply superb! The reason for this is her proactivity, ability to take a considered view, empathy towards others, responsibility to drive change, can-do attitude and a coachability that means she can adapt and evolve. She is a tremendous asset to the company and me’ – Ed Chamberlain
Michele Miller, EA at BDO LLP
Studying in my own time, I trained as a coach and NLP practitioner to offer professional coaching to staff within the workplace; this enables them to develop themselves further than they would have believed possible, both professionally and personally
Pamela Crespo, EA at Sony Entertainment
I’ m a result driven, trustworthy and discreet individual. I have worked alongside high profile executives, ceo’s &media personalities. I earned the trust of my superiors due my excellent work ethic and flexibility. I enjoy being challenged and I am highly organised, I work systematic and logically. I have become adept at working in high-pressured work environments whilst still remaining energetic and enthusiastic towards my work. I pride myself on my determination to reach exceptionally high standards and the uppermost levels of excellence in my work.
Virginia Naus, Executive Assistant to Partner and Office Manager at Frost & Sullivan
In the past 4 years I had a pleasure of working as an Executive Assistant for 3 amazing, hardworking and inspiring individuals who I am proud to call my bosses. One of them started the business in her living room and now has a family run Global company, other two are running whole region and business unit, so when these people tell me: – I don’t know what I would do without you; I know I am doing my job right.
Bonnie Cookson, Executive Assistant to CEO at NaturalMotion
I am passionate about educating those outside of our industry to really understand what an Executive Assistant does, and the impact they have on a business.