Birmingham PA Awards

Birmingham PA Awards

In November 2017 nominations and applications opened for the very first Birmingham PA Awards, launched across the West Midlands Region, we are delighted to have received multiple applications for all 5 Categories for Personal, Executive and Virtual Assistants from multiple organisations and sectors and would like to thank you, your colleagues and management teams for such fantastic support in our very first year.

We are proud to announce the Birmingham PA finalists.

#Motivation – Team Player of the Year

* Jayne Forgham PwC

* Wynsum Matheson Freeths LLP

* Cathy Withington Fieldfisher

* Amanda McLanaghan Fieldfisher

* Julie Costello PwC

#Inspiration – Lead by Example

* Poonam Patel Selfridges

* Skevi Constantinou KPMG UK

* Kate Palmer Paragon

* Hannah Smith Designated PA

* Jackie Kelly Cure Leukemia

#Aspiration – Newcomer of the Year

* Hannah Cowell JW Hinks

* Berni Bromwich Pinsent Masons

* Chesca Simmons Galliford Try plc

* Lisa Murray PwC

* Kirsty Smart PwC

#Innovation – Innovator of the Year

* Kirstie Barr LDC

* Caroline Millichamp Mini U Services

* Chelsea Guerin Trowers & Hamlins

* Helen Grice Virtual Assistant Tanit Virtual

* Paula Holland PwC

#Celebration – Greater Birmingham’s PA of the Year.

* Wendy Moyle Tarmac

* Fay Gleeson SCC

* Georgina Duffy RSM UK

* Elaine Maher Willmott Dixon

* Nicki Lawton Arup

The finalists will be meeting the judges throughout May and June and we will crown the winners on the 20th July at the Birmingham PA awards 2018.

Your Awards Committee

Daniel Skermer – Founder Birmingham PA Forum & Awards
Tracey Paton – Executive Assistant – Dignity UK
Narinder Sira – Executive Secretary – GVA
Jas Gardiner – Workflow Manager – Squire Patton Boggs

The Judges

Tracey Paton – Previous Finalist of Executive PA Magazine PA of the Year Awards
Paul Faulkner – Chief Executive Officer – Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
Karen Morris-Lanz – Founder Waponi HR (previously HR Director and CIO of Securitas)

Tickets & Accommodation

Tickets for the Awards evening will go on sale on 1st April 2018 to include:

  • A night to remember at one of Birmingham newest and modern venues
  • 1 Hour Drinks Reception
  • 3 Course Evening Meal including tea or coffee
  • Entertainment for the evening until the early hours

£70.00 per person

£650.00 for a table for a Table of 10

Bedrooms are available to stay over for the Evening Bed and Breakfast at a special reduced rate at Genting Hotel, Resorts World.

If you would like more information or to secure your tickets please register your interest at


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