Welcome to EUMA:UK 

Boosting your PA career

Celebrating 40 years of Developing Excellence for Management Assistants

The leading independent voluntary networking organisation run by EAs, PAs and Office Support Staff

European Management Assistants (EUMA) is a long established not-for-profit member-led professional network of over 1700 senior professional Personal Assistants and Support Staff. Founded in 1974, EUMA is committed to supporting members develop senior-level skills and competencies, as well as promoting the contribution and importance that PAs and Support Staff make to business.  

The EUMA network aims to provide quality, constructive, interactive, relevant and inspiring networking opportunities which will give members the information and skills they need to cope with the challenges you face in the ever changing landscape of professional administrative practice.


  • Encourages administrative professionals to debate and reflect on professional issues
  • Develops your professional knowledge, understanding and skills
  • Focuses on networking for those with shared interests
  • Encourages lifelong learning

Through us, members make an important contribution to educational and professional development programmes, thereby enhancing the professional status of PAs and Support Staff. EUMA is actively involved in research and development and is currently developing a new European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) qualification for Management Assistants (MA).

EUMA is currently represented in 26 countries this pan-European dimension provides a unique platform to access networking, training and personal development opportunities that encompass a vast range of business cultures, languages and lifestyles.

Networking is the key to professional success and the most powerful skill you can use to advance your career.

What's in the pipeline for 2014 

40 years of Developing Excellence for Management Assistants

EUMA is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014. Throughout the year we will be holding special events that both reflect on its rich 40-year history and inspire the future. Please check this page regularly for news and information about 40th-anniversary events.

  • More networking events for members and non-members
  • Social Seasonal events for members only
  • Training days
  • Continuing Professional Development Programme (CPD) currently under development

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