Leila Sykes is our resident First Class personal assistant.

Working as a personal assistant for a number of years for senior staff in the business sector as well as high profile actors has ensured her ability to prioritise and multitask effectively. With a degree in English Literature and experience of running her own successful company Leila has a keen eye for detail. Priding herself on her enthusiasm and organisation – sure to complete any task to the highest possible standard.

Her specialities include: expenses, diary management, writing copy, proof-reading, event management and making your life easier!


Pip Brignall joined First Aide in November 2017 as associate First Class personal assistant.

Pip has several years experience working as a producer in theatre, alongside event management, personal assistance in publishing and the arts, and social media marketing. He recently joined Reality Check Productions as Creative Director, leading their development slate of VR and AR projects, giving him unique know-how in the tech and startup market, alongside his logistical skills and experience. Pip prides himself on his personal approach to assistance, with a particular interest in developing new business.

His specialities include: Social media, campaign organisation and assistance, planning, public grant applications, events, and making your life easier (of course!).