Meet the Team

At Advance Virtual Assistants we have an ever growing team of reliable virtual assistants, offering various skills to address our clients’ business needs. We take care when selecting new members of the team, ensuring that they match with our values, have at least five years experience in their areas of expertise and have a can do attitude.
Paula, Founder & CEO

Paula is an online business manager enabling entrepreneurs and business owners to have the freedom to do what they do best. Paula is the reliable extra pair of hands, the like minded business buddy and your businesses chief cheerleader. An experienced Virtual Assistant (VA) with more than 20 years business management and administration experience prior to becoming a VA. She has worked across various sectors in predominantly managerial roles, furnishing her with the skills to implement and manage in all areas of business. She is extremely organised and has a penchant for systems and process.

Areas of expertise

  • Business management
  • Project management
  • Process & systems management
  • Compliance & standardisation
  • Attention to detail
Sophia, Virtual Assistant 

Sophia has 15 years experience in the Interior Design and Property Industry, with 6 of these as Company Director of her own business. She joins the team with a good knowledge of managerial tasks, project management, traditional admin and new bookkeeping qualifications. She has a practical can-do approach and a natural flair for numbers and attention to detail.

Areas of expertise

  • Bookkeeping/financial support
  • Traditional admin
  • Project management
  • problem solving
  • Details focused
Karan, Virtual Assistant

Karan has over 20 years executive PA experience. She has acquired her excellent admin skills working in various industries such as media, financial service and recruitment.  Karan has provided high-level business administration and managed the admin and schedules of numerous SEO’s and company directors.

Areas of expertise

  • Diary management
  • Travel management
  • Creating and editing newsletters
  • Updating & maintaining websites
  • Event planning & management
Dominique, Virtual Assistant 

Dom has worked across many sectors throughout her career.  She started her work for BT in their ‘151’ repairs department, following that she worked as a recruitment consultant in London.  Moving away from London Dom secured a position as PA and team secretary to the Director of Finance and his team at Siemens.  In addition, she has held the position of office manager in the Sports, Finance and Medical sectors.  Dom is also an experience audio typist.

Areas of expertise

  • Traditional PA
  • 78 wpm with 93% accuracy
  • Good competency across and  Microsoft Office and other software packages
  • Research
  • Can do attitude
Victoria, Virtual Assistant 

Victoria has travelled extensively working with different airlines and has worked in hotel management, during which time she has developed strong customer service skills; presentation skills; computer skills (to include Microsoft Office) and general administration. Latterly Victoria qualified as Learning Support Teacher which has assisted her in obtaining a wide variety of skills.

Areas of expertise

  • Customer service
  • Research
  • Organisation skills
  • General admin
  • Multi tasker

Anne, Virtual Assistant 

Anne has 20 years of administrative experience working in both the public and private sectors.  This has included working for British Telecom, the Diocese of Lincoln and Bass Leisure Retail where she provided administrative support remotely to Pub Managers, their Area Managers and the Regional Director.

She spent two years working in Cyprus as a PA to the Deputy Chief Constable of the Sovereign Base Areas Police, and more recently in the UK for the MOD as PA to senior executive RAF officers.

Areas of expertise

  • Traditional PA skills and life style management
  •  Administrative support for events
  •  Social Media scheduling and content formatting
  •  Organisation

Kate, Virtual Assistant 

Kate is an experienced PA and writer with a wealth of knowledge of food, agriculture, health and wellbeing.  She has worked with a diverse range of clients and projects over the past 25 years.  In her spare time, Kate enjoys baking for friends, walking, theatre, travelling and exploring new cultures and flavours.  She is also a speaker for the charity, Diabetes UK.

Areas of expertise

  • Writing and editing blogs, letters and marketing materials
  • Event  planning
  • Proof reading
  • Project management

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