Introducing the 2015 Winners of the SecsintheCity PA Awards

Published on: 16 Nov 2015

Congratulations to all our finalists and the winners of this year’s PA of the Year awards, held at the prestigious Ivy restaurant. We launched the awards 4 years ago to highlight the hard work and professionalism of PA’s.

This year we received over 300 entries and our panel of judges shortlisted and interviewed 18 PAs and EAs to find the winners.

And the winners are…


Social Media PA of the Year

Helen Rees

Helen Rees, PA to the Chief Executive at Marwell Wildlife

Helen has been a PA to the Chief Executive at Marwell Wildlife for almost 5 years. Helen also set up Marwell's workplace social choir and recently founded and launched the South Hampshire PA Network.

Harmonyhelen: Thank you so much @SecsintheCity and everyone for your support. What a fabulous evening @TheIvyWestSt #SITCAwards

Specialee: Massive congratulations to @harmonyhelenfor winning @SecsintheCity Social Media PA of the Year. Fully deserved.


Legal PA of the Year

Jules Clark

Jules Clark, PA to the CEO and Managing Partner at Eversheds

Jules has worked as a PA for 15 years both in Australia and the UK and was nominated by a fellow PA at Eversheds who described her as a role model for PAs within the firm.

Eversheds: Congratulations to our own Jules Clark who won @SecsintheCity Legal PA of the Year at the #SITCAwards last night - well done!

JulianneclarkEA: @eversheds @SecsintheCity Such and honour to not only win this award but represent @eversheds


PA of the Year

Sheila Lyburn

Sheila Lyburn, PA to the CEO at Peter Vardy

Peter Vardy is a leading family owned Scottish car dealership. Sheila has been in the role since 2010 during which time the company has undergone dramatic growth with Peter winning Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014.

Sheila Lyburn: Thanks @SecsintheCity & @TayAssociates for a superb night. Over the moon to win PA of the Year. Congrats to all finalists#SITCAwards

PeterVardy: Congratulations to our very own @SheilaLyburn on the much deserved award - PA of the Year 2015!

Brooklandshotel: Congrats to Sheila Lyburn @SecsintheCity PA of the Year. We look forward to welcoming you to Brooklands!


Keep an eye out in the New Year for 2016 year it could be you!