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Marie Barnsley

Marie Barnsley is the Office Administrator, Human Resources Manager, and Executive Assistant to Barry Taylor.
Key Statement

Marie prides herself on facilitating a unique, open and honest culture at Suthers Taylor. She thrives on the opportunity to take responsibility and shows loyalty, motivation and dedication to the role.

Ensuring a successful operation means for Marie, well developed communication and organisational skills.


Marie joined Barry Taylor as his Personal Assistant in 1996. She is now Executive Assistant, providing effective and efficient support to Barry Taylor. In addition, Marie oversees the staff from a HR level and ensures that the office operates to precision.

Her multi-faceted role is complex and involves the responsibility of:

  • Engagement, training and supervision of support staff
  • Management of client enquiries and general client care
  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Event management / team meetings
  • Minute taking and drafting
  • Diary management
  • Coordination and management of documentation
  • Agenda preparation
  • Overseeing accounts payable and receivable
  • Arrangement of domestic and international travel
  • Ad-hoc administration duties for Suthers Taylor

The smooth operation of the dynamic and ever expanding Suthers Taylor is Marie’s pride. Her dedication to the role has facilitated a strong rapport with the staff and resulted in a cohesive team.

She is motivated and the driving force to ensuring deadlines are met and work is completed to a high standard.

Her organisational skills enable the team to move forward efficiently and effectively.

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