About Us

Portfolio PA is a modern, efficient Virtual Assistant service.


All of our VAs are former C-Suite Executive PAs with over 65 years combined corporate experience, meaning your business admin is in safe hands.

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Meet The Team

Gemma Walton

Managing Director

Gemma is a multi-award-winning Virtual Assistant.

She founded Portfolio PA in 2015 to provide business owners with flexible, cost-effective PA and business support.

Prior to becoming a Virtual Assistant, Gemma spent over 10 years as a C-suite EA and PA in FTSE 250 companies including Premier Farnell, Yorkshire Water and Arup.

Her credentials include:

  • Yorkshire VA of the Year 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • Finalist – Pitman International PA of the Year 2019
  • Contributing author – Executive Support magazine
  • Fellow – Institute of Administrative Management (IAM)
  • Fellow –  Executive & Personal Assistants Association (EPAA)
  • PA industry speaker.

She is also fully Mailchimp certified to assist with your digital marketing needs.


Virtual Assistant

Kate is a Virtual Assistant based in Bristol, where she provides remote admin, social media and events support to busy business professionals throughout the UK.

With 10 years administration experience, Kate has worked within a range of sectors including financial services, hospitality, education, and events. Before becoming a Virtual Assistant, she was a PA at KPMG UK.


Virtual Assistant

Michelle is an experienced and conscientious Virtual Assistant based in York. Michelle became a VA in 2019 after a 15-year career as an Office Manager and PA.

She specialises in creating new business procedures, systems and processes, plus HR administration, diary management, accounts preparation and payroll.


Virtual Assistant

Stacey is a Virtual Assistant based in Kent, with commuting links to London.

As a former Executive Assistant with 10 years experience supporting the C-Suite of FTSE 100 businesses, Stacey has extensive knowledge of the corporate and services industry.

She specialises in diary, email and travel management.

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.