An accomplished bilingual Executive Assistant, self-motivated professional and highly experienced in providing support at executive-level.
She was born in Luanda, the capital of Angola, raised in Lisbon but has been calling London home for the past 22 years.
After 10 years building a solid foundation for her career in Luanda working for several multinational companies, she is blessed with the birth of her twin daughters and decides to take the long road of emigration.
In London she reignites and truly embraces her passion, advocating for a change of perceptions and recognition of the PA role as respectable and credible as any other profession.
She works tirelessly to raise the profile of the Admin Profession in today’s demanding market alongside a likeminded network of professionals determined to break barriers.
Passionate about personal and professional development, Paula is always prepared to go the extra mile, share learning resources and determined to keep up-to-date with new career trends.
Perseverance, interpersonal and organizational skills are to be her key strengths, and she has an excellent aptitude to work at all levels, backgrounds and cross-cultures.
In September 2016 Paula designed and ran a two-day workshop for 60 Executive Assistants in her home country, Angola. It was the first of its kind organized for EAs of some of the most important national and foreign companies operating in the country.
A Fellow at the EPAA, a UK based guild. A IMA-UK and SW1 PA Network member.
In 2013 she was bestowed with a BBC News Award for her outstanding contribution to BBC News.
For 15 years Paula worked as a Personal Assistant at executive level at the BBC World Service. Her reputation got her headhunted for an Executive Assistant position at Time Family Office, the international private equity company where she’s been working since January 2016.