“If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission”
Grace Hopper, U.S. Naval Admiral and computer scientist
Kirsi is Executive Assistant at Hewlett Packard Enterprise to the VP Hybrid IT UKI and is leader of the HPE UKI Assistants Network.
She began her career in 2008, working in numerous firms including Alfred Dunhill and Fortnum & Mason. In 2016; having laid her foundations as an assistant in luxury hospitality, events management, front of house management, and project planning; Kirsi launched her career as a corporate admin assistant at HPE.
Kirsi is passionate about her role as an Executive Assistant and community leader. She is an advocate for change in the industry and wishes to play an active role by creating opportunities for growth and self-development within HPE and wider administrative landscape.
Kirsi has lead quarterly internal events at HPE since March 2019 bringing together the company’s support staff to share learnings, develop skills across the community, and to create platforms to engage with external speakers from the industry and beyond.
Kirsi is also a professional actor and enjoys using the skills from both professions to grow her career and support the evolvement of administrative industry.