PA of the month Shirley Antic

Hello Shirley Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to talk to the PA network. It is always interesting for us to hear about our members’ working lives and get insights into working practices in different environments and fields of expertise. You work for the world's largest primary producer of platinum and your boss is the CEO of this conglomerate. Saying you must be pretty busy is a bit of an understatement, so let’s get right to it. Can you clarify your role/title, and your boss’ title? Executive Assistant to Chris Griffith, CEO Anglo American Platinum Limited and his Technical Assistant, Stephen Bullock What is the first thing you do when you get to work? Greet Chris if he’s in the office (he travels quite a lot – to the mines and overseas - so isn’t always in the office first thing in the morning) – I have to walk past his office to get to my desk! Log on my office phone and laptop. Make us all a cup of tea - we’re all in the office by around 06:30. We are usually the first one’s in the office in the morning (and sometimes the...Read More