Penny was my PA for several years in my post as Warden of St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. She is a terrific problem-solver who grasps the key elements of complex issues very quickly and thinks of creative ways to ensure the best outcomes for all parties concerned. She is not afraid to make suggestions and is excellent at following up on decisions.
Professor Roger Goodman
Warden of St Antony’s College, Oxford
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford
Nissan Professorship of Modern Japanese Studies
Fellow, UK Academy of Social Sciences
As my PA Penny helped me by doing both the routine tasks – from managing my diary and correspondence – and the unusual ones such as dealing with tricky situations or high-profile visitors. And she kept her sense of humour.
Professor Margaret MacMillan CH
Former Warden of St Antony’s College, Oxford
Author “Peacemakers: the Paris Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to Make Peace”
and “The War that Ended Peace: How Europe abandoned peace for the First World War”
Penny joined my team at Oxford University Press many years ago and has worked with me for other organisations since. In all the roles and through all the challenges she’s always proven to be extremely capable and reliable - providing a range of different services and approaches; diplomatic and trustworthy - handling some very tricky situations with confidence and aplomb, and creative – devising innovative solutions to disparate challenges. I have no hesitation in recommending Penny’s services. Have a chat to her about your needs: I’m sure you won’t be disappointed.
ILR Governance Project at Education & Skills Funding Agency
Department for Education
Penny is the ultimate Personal Assistant. She is highly intelligent, pays exceptional attention to detail, exercises superior judgement and does it with a real sense of humour too. She’s somehow always operating several steps ahead and she understands businesses and non-profits equally.
Executive Director, Global Leaders Consulting