Jess Gardiner, Founder and MD of The Assistant Rom

Jess is the Founder and Managing Director of online lifestyle magazine The Assistant Room. A platform created to inspire, challenge and push the boundaries of the modern-day PA going beyond the normal realms of Corporate topics and themes.

Having kicked off her career as a PA at the age of 17, Jess has almost 10 years of experience working and supporting HNWI’s and Executives at Board level across a multitude of industries including Healthcare, Fashion and Property in both a business and personal capacity.

In addition to the normal duties required of a PA, her corporate experience stretches from implementing company wide organisational processes and procedures and delivering on independently run projects with a focus on everything from increasing company wide staff morale to seeing large-scale events through from inception to completion.

The Assistant Room is a product of her experience as seeing the role of the PA as a lifestyle choice and not just a job due to the change and increase of scope required of each individual in the industry. The Assistant Room reflects this with a focus on many different topics including travel, hospitality, fashion, beauty and health and with regular events held to promote the PA industry in a positive way, it has become a network of empowering and inspirational professionals who share their experience and knowledge, strengthening the power of the PA.