We have a fabulous team…
We are all experienced, professional, passionate and technically proficient Executive Virtual Assistants
Managing Director and Owner
Catherine is a highly experienced Personal Assistant and Office Manager.
She has experienced life at Chairman and CEO level in both public and private sectors and worked for businesses both large and small – as well as life managing a restaurant and being a travelling cook in Africa!
After many years as an employee Catherine established York based Kaleidoscope Executive Virtual Assistant Services in 2008 to provide proactive and professional PA and administrative support to self-employed Executive Coaches.
She has a passion for helping people move their business forward, be successful and achieve all their professional goals.
Catherine’s mission is to help Kaleidoscope clients save time and reduce their workload by becoming part of their team and allowing them to confidently delegate work that is non fee earning.
Catherine is assisted by a hand-picked team of highly experienced and trusted professionals that maintain the very high standards and quality of work that you will come to expect from Kaleidoscope.
Catherine lives in York with her husband, three cats, and a cockerpoo called Ziggy.
Executive PA – Team Leader
Nikki plays a key role within the Kaleidoscope team, as an Executive PA, Team leader and as PA to Catherine.
She joined the team in October 2009 and her contribution since then has been very highly regarded by our clients.
With extensive high level PA experience Nikki is perfectly suited to supporting the needs of our clients.
Apart from having all the necessary skills required as a PA she is particularly talented at providing solutions for streamlining processes, assisting with complex project work and undertaking research.
Nikki’s focus on understanding the challenges and needs of individual clients, and in building and maintaining excellent relationships has resulted in her becoming an integral part of many clients’ businesses.
She lives in York with her husband, 6 year old daughter and an old ginger cat called Fred.
Louise has over 27 years Executive PA experience at some of the leading UK & global finance and insurance corporations such as AXA, Guy Carpenter (Marsh & McLennan) & Willis.
Since joining the Kaleidoscope team in November 2012 she has proven herself to be a highly efficient and effective member of our team.
Louise is skilful in her diplomacy and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive personal information and business sensitive knowledge. She is also patient, resilient and calm under pressure.
Both of these key attributes make her a perfect complement to any busy executive.
Louise lives in Yorkshire with her husband and Roxy the dog, and enjoys an active lifestyle including kayaking, cycling and walking.
Delia has over 25 years office experience and extensive experience as a PA in Australia and the UK.
Delia enjoys the responsibilities, variety and the satisfaction that comes from simply helping small businesses and individual business people make their lives less hectic.
She made the change to Virtual Assistant about 18 months ago to add more flexibility to her own life and hasn’t looked back.
Along with her a passion for excellent customer service, Delia has exceptional skills with Microsoft Word and Excel as well as extensive experience with many Windows applications and, of course, the gamut of Windows versions from 3.2 to 8.1.
Delia has recently moved to France and is relishing the process of improving her French language skills, along with enjoying the food and regular walks in the countryside with her husband and their new puppy.
Executive PA – Specialising in Research and Project Administration
Claire has over 17 years experience providing administrative and project management support for large organisations. Her experience working within project teams has resulted in her being highly organised, detail focussed, and extremely deadline conscious.
Claire’s communication skills are exemplary, and her ability to talk to people at all levels within an organisation makes her perfectly suited to supporting the needs of our clients.
Apart from having all the necessary skills that you would expect from your PA, Claire thrives when given a challenge, she has a cool head in a pressurised situation, and she is a very logical thinker. All of these attributes make her a perfect complement to any busy executive.
Claire lives in Cheshire with her husband Owen and their two children, Jack and Dan.
Lisa is a highly experienced PA with over 24 years experience working in strong and diverse administration roles, with exposure to entrepreneurial, corporate, government and legal environments.
For 15 of those years, she has provided support at Chairman and Director level in both corporate and family owned businesses. Lisa also has 10 years experience in supporting British HNW families in both a business and private capacity and experience working internationally, having lived and worked in the USA, Singapore, Spain and Portugal.
Lisa loves nothing more than to help our clients’ lives run smoothly. She is highly organised and has excellent communication and interpersonal skills. She is also an extremely discreet individual who understands the importance of confidentiality within the PA role.
Lisa lives with her fiancé Gregg in Glasgow and loves to practice yoga in her free time. When she is not working, Lisa loves travelling the world and has clocked up quite a few countries over the years.