About Us

Portfolio PA is a modern, efficient Virtual Assistant service.


All of our VAs are former C-Suite Executive PAs with over 120 years of combined corporate experience.

We’re fanatical about providing exceptional Virtual Assistant support, meaning your business is in safe hands.

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Meet The Team

Gemma Walton

Managing Director

Gemma is a multi-award-winning Virtual Assistant and VA industry expert.

Before becoming a Virtual Assistant in 2015, Gemma spent over 10 years as a C-suite PA in FTSE 250 companies.

Her credentials include:

  • Contributing author – Executive Support magazine
  • Fellow – Institute of Administrative Management
  • Fellow –  Executive & Personal Assistants Association
  • VA of the Year 2023 (Strategic PA Awards)
  • Yorkshire VA of the Year 2016-18
  • Featured on the BBC discussing the role of the Virtual Assistant


Virtual Assistant

Prior to becoming a Virtual Assistant, Amy spent most of her 15-year career as a PA/EA working in London supporting top-tier executives, C-Suite directors and founders across diverse industries, including property, banking, tech and startups.

Amy has impeccable organisational skills and a process-driven mindset, and specialises in providing proactive administrative support in diary and inbox management, travel coordination, event planning and more.


Virtual Assistant

For more than a decade, Matt has been providing award-winning administrative support to all kinds of busy people in a variety of demanding positions. His work has helped them to find more time each day, relieve some of the stress that comes from overwhelming workloads, and save money by improving efficiency and providing assistance only when it’s required.

Matt was born and raised in Shepperton, Surrey, and now lives in West Sussex – about ten minutes from the beach.

In his spare time, Matt is self-confessed Dr Who, Star Wars, and Lego nut!


Virtual Assistant

Kate is a Virtual Assistant based on the Wirral and brings a wealth of experience from her previous PA roles supporting a range of executive Directors.

Kate is incredibly conscientious, with a broad spectrum of skills and a commitment to excellence, and she is a valuable asset for anyone seeking Virtual Assistant support.


Virtual Assistant

Melissa is an exceptional Virtual Assistant with 25 years of experience as a C-Suite PA.

She is an executive support expert and has supported CEOs and Directors of some of the UK’s biggest companies.

She’s also a grammar geek with a love of writing, with skills including blogging, content creation and proofreading.


Virtual Assistant

We have two Gemmas in the team!

Gemma H’s previous experience includes working for an international IT corporation as an Executive Assistant to the SLT. She also has extensive experience in events management and digital account management.


Virtual Assistant

Nicola is a Virtual Assistant based in Gateshead, Tyne & Wear.

With over 20 years of PA and EA experience, Nicola has worked across a variety of sectors, including finance, property and education.

She has a wide range of skills including project management, Board & senior-level meeting preparation, diary management, travel arrangements and event/hospitality organisation.


Virtual Assistant

Danielle is a Virtual Assistant based in Manchester, where she provides remote admin, diary management and email management support.

Prior to becoming a VA, Danielle had a 14-year legal career and therefore has extensive legal knowledge and admin experience at a high level.  She has a keen attention to detail and is incredibly organised and efficient.

What does a Virtual Assistant do?

At Portfolio PA we offer a flexible solution to the perennial problem of not having enough hours in the day. Our Virtual Assistants provide remote business support to entrepreneurs, business owners and consultants.


What experience do you have?

All of our VAs have previously supported C-Suite directors in some of the UK’s biggest companies.

We have worked with CEOs, COOs, MDs, and functional directors responsible for HR, Marketing, Communications, Customer Experience, Finance, Organisational Development, Transformation and Change.


Why should you hire a Portfolio PA Virtual Assistant?

Our VAs are commercially astute, extremely organised, strong communicators and have a keen eye for detail.

We work with each client on an individual basis to understand their requirements and to offer bespoke solutions on how an extra pair of hands can help and support their business. We’re also trusted, reliable and always keep our clients fully updated on the status of their work.

All of our Virtual Asistants are fully insured, and registered for data protection with the ICO. VAs handling financial tasks are also registered with HMRC for anti-money laundering supervision.


Our VAs have been lucky enough to receive a number of industry awards, including:

Finalist – International PA of the Year 2019 (Pitman SuperAchievers)
Winner – Yorkshire VA of the Year 2018
Winner – Best PA in Business 2017 (The PA Hub awards)
Winner – Best PA in Business 2016 (The PA Hub awards)

Interested in the next steps?

Book a free consultation to find out how we can help your business grow.