Ella Pickard

Ella created her own brand of Lifestyle Management in 2009.  She has an excellent ability to problem solve and resolve obscure assignments whilst managing projects with demanding and changing priorities.  She has a high level of integrity, discretion and confidentiality along with a positive attitude and a warm assertive style. 

Ella’s early career was as a PA for senior management and board level directors in the property industry which included arranging large corporate events and dealing with nearly all of their personal life!  Later on Ella became a freelance event organiser and Private PA for individuals with busy lifestyles.  She is extremely well-travelled and is excellent at researching and arranging complicated travel itineraries. Ella understands that some of the simplest tasks in life can also be the most time-consuming. Her efficiency in dealing with these tasks is second to none. 

Born in South Oxfordshire, Ella was educated in Scotland and spent the majority of her working life in London.  Ella has now returned to South Oxfordshire where she lives with her dog, Indigo.  She enjoys walking the Chiltern Hills as well as skiing, yoga and cooking.

Sarah Newton

Sarah is highly efficient coupled with a reliable resourcefulness to get the job done and provide all the necessary support.  Approachable, practical and easy going, she is a great communicator with extensive experience of international corporate travel and organising high level corporate events.

Sarah has over 20 years’ experience at the highest level of Event Management and Personal Assistant Services, which includes nine years at the Rugby Football Union, Twickenham within the Stadium Operations Department.  During her time at the RFU Sarah was an integral part of the team who helped to complete the redevelopment of the South Stand and bring Twickenham Stadium its first open air concerts.

Sarah was raised and educated in Kent prior to studying for an Executive Secretarial Diploma which she graduated from with honours.  She now lives in Devon with her husband and three children.