Support . Develop . Succeed

The Sussex PA Network is an award winning free group for PAs, EAs and Admin support. We hold development, training, social and networking events. You get the chance to meet other like-minded professionals in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. This is an excellent way to strengthen existing relationships, make new contacts, create business opportunities and develop professionally.


“I am such a fan of the Sussex PA Network and have attended all of their meetings. They are superbly organised and the speakers have always been engaging and informative. I cannot recommend it highly enough!”

Susan Fleet, PA to Dame Vera Lynn

“Emily and Esther are great hosts, I have really enjoyed the events they organise, always really interesting and great venues. Perfect opportunity to network with local EAs/PAs and share ideas. Long may it continue! “

Alison Lingard, PA to the HR Director, Roche Diagnostics Ltd

“Sussex PA Network has been an inspiration and continues to be an incredible support for me.  Both Emily and Esther work so hard and create great seminars, bringing together industry experts, with the emphasis on PA/EA learning and support networking, always in local beautiful venues…… Thank you.”

Juliet Tolley, PA

“Sussex PA Network is an excellent initiative showcasing the entrepreneurial spirit of the PA Profession. Emily and Esther are fantastic Ambassadors for the profession and the Global PA Association supports them all the way.”

Rosemary Parr, Founder, Global PA Association & Training Academy

Sussex PA Network Founders

Esther Dawson Executive Assistant to Tamara Roberts, CEO

Esther is Executive Assistant to Tamara Roberts, CEO at Ridgeview Wine Estate.  Previous to Ridgeview, Esther worked her way to the role of EA via practice management at a law firm, office management in the telecoms industry, HR & Event Management and EA to the Board of Directors at fashion jewellery company Icon Live for 10 years.  Outside of work, Esther is a keen blind wine taster, environmental & wildlife champion and cyclist.  She is a regular attendee at the Glastonbury Festival each year and always prays for sunshine at the end of each June!

Emily Darnell Executive Assistant to Nick Broom, CEO

Emily has over 21 years experience in admin roles and has worked for more than 10 years as a Personal and Executive Assistant.  Before she started working at PVL she worked in Financial Services  for various different companies. She is a career focused engaging Executive Assistant. Emily started working at PVL UK Ltd in 2012 as Nick’s Executive Assistant.

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