#YPA18 Winners

Yorkshire PA of the Year Awards 2018


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 Our 2018 Winners

Photo Credits to Sam Toolsie Photography

Video Credit to Molineux Productions

Rising Star Runner-up

Lina Begum – Pinsent Masons

Rising Star Winner

Chelsea Handleigh – iseepr

Sponsored by DoubleTree by Hilton

Community Spirit Winner

Jenny Sturdy – Duchy Homes

Sponsored by Leeds United Events

Members’ Member Winner

Melissa Taylor – Direct Line Group

Sponsored by The PA Hub

Best Organised Event Winner

Liz Dyra – Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Sponsored by Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC)

Employer of the Year Winner


Sponsored by Malmaison

Outstanding Contribution Winner

Sarah Thompson – EY

Sponsored by Executive Secretary Magazine

Best Team Winner

Walker Morris

Sponsored by Gaucho

Best Boss Winner

Viv Porter – Arup

Sponsored by GetChauffeured

Yorkshire VA of the Year Joint Winners

Rachel Priestley – Streamline VA Services

Gemma Walton – Portfolio PA

Yorkshire VA of the Year Commendations

Julie Cowans – PwC LLP

Erin Gallagher – PwC LLP

Sponsored by Bar Events UK

Outstanding Initiative Special Award

PwC VA Team

Awarded by The Judges

PA Lifetime Achievement Winner

Jill Ambrazaitis – Grant Thornton LLP

Sponsored by Raithwaite Estate

Yorkshire PA of the Year Winner

Sarah Pratt – Lexia Solutions Group

Sponsored by Bow Gifts

Congratulations to all!



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