Our Featured Expert Trainer

Campbell Knowledge training events are facilitated by accomplished expert trainers from all over the world– thought leaders and authorities in their respective fields, with years of experience, and a deep understanding of practical, relevant, real-life applications.

ROSEMARY PARR

photo-of-featured-trainer-rosemary-parr-ckc-editedOur featured expert trainer is Rosemary Parr, founder of the Global PA Association (UK), and associate Lecturer at the Birkbeck College, University of London for their Certificate of Higher Management for PAs.

Career Highlights

  • Qualified CIPD Learning and Development Practitioner
  • Has been featured in The Times & Financial Times, UK
  • Interviewed in BBC for her research on Secretarial work
  • Over 30 years of experience as Personal Assistant (PA)
  • Completed the largest sample of Academic Research into the Secretarial/PA Profession, in partnership with Kingston Univesity Business School

Rosemary Parr is the author and exclusive trainer of The Global PA Diploma, a certification course for Executive Assistants accredited by Birkbeck, University of London — one of the Top 1% Universities in the world. The Global PA Diploma is a step towards Birkbeck’s “Certificate of Higher Management for PAs”.

birkbeck-logoRosemary Parr has over 30 years of experience as a PA. She worked as the PA to a Member of Parliament and as Executive PA to Chairmen and CEOs in the City of London. She is a former Executive Assistant (EA) to Chairman of British Telecom (BT, London), Sir Christopher Bland, from 2001 to 2007.

She was featured in The Times and Financial Times in 2005 when BT Assistants Network, which she founded, gained success and was emulated by large corporations in UK.

Following a highly-successful career with some of the UK’s largest companies, Rosemary Parr founded the Global PA Network Ltd in 2006.

executive-pa-magazine-logoIn 2009, Global PA Network, in partnership with Kingston University Business School’s Centre for Research into Employment, Skills & Society, completed the largest sample of academic research into the Secretarial/PA Profession ever undertaken entitled ‘Secretarial Work, Skills & Careers’.

Because of this successful Secretarial/PA Academic Research, Rosemary Parr was featured in The Times, Management Today, Institute of Leadership and Management Magazine, Executary Magazine, Executive PA Magazine, and other global publications. Rosemary Parr was also interviewed in BBC.

Training Workshops by Rosemary Parr

Rosemary Parr authored the following highly-acclaimed training programs:

  • The Global PA Diploma (as part of Birkbeck, University of London’s Certificate in Higher Management for PAs)
  • Change The World From Your Office
  • Exceptional 21st Century PA Masterclass
  • Raising Your Game Through Performance
  • Progress Your Career Enrich Your Life
  • The Role of Working Women in the 21st Century
  • Managing Your PA Career in Challenging Times

Rosemary now travels extensively to deliver training programs and motivational talks to executive assistants and administrative staff. In the last 8 years, her work has taken her to Hong Kong, Dubai, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Mauritius, Australia, Taiwan, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Eire and Kuwait.

executive-pa-magazine-sample-coverHer clients include:

BT · BP · Ernst & Young · NHS · Watson Wyatt · Nortel · Cisco Royal Bank of Scotland · PWC · Halifax Bank · The Kiln Group · City & Islington College · Health Commission · Southampton University Hospital · Astra Zeneca · Pfizer · Lonmin · Imperial College · O2 · National Savings & Investment · Allen & Overy · Accenture · Muller · BDO Stoy Hayward · Lloyds Bank · Allied Irish Bank · Invensys · Aquascutum · American Express · Brit Insurance · Ford · Bank of America · Barclays Capital · GE Commercial · Oracle · BNY Mellon Asset Management · Oxera · Deloitte

Rosemary qualified as a coach with the Coaches’ Training Institute in 2004 and completed a Train the Trainer course in 2007.

Campbell Knowledge training events are facilitated by accomplished expert trainers from all over the world– thought leaders and authorities in their respective fields, with years of experience, and a deep understanding of practical, relevant, real-life applications.