Amy Pickerill Biography

(Meghan Markle’s Assistant Private Secretary)
Amy Pickerill is a royal aide and Meghan Markle’s assistant private secretary. She was senior communications officer who had worked closely with the Royal Family. Ever since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement, Pickerill was appointed by Prince Harry as Markle’s personal aide. She first made public appearance with the royals at a visit to Cardiff Castle. Amy has been called as Markle’s ‘New Right-Hand Woman’ and her duties have been ‘long planned’. She has set of duties to her list which includes organizing Markle’s diary to collecting gifts and flowers that Markle receives during her public outings. For future trips of the royal couple and international visits too Pickerill might have to accompany them. Before joining her duties as Markle’s personal aide, Pickerill had a shining career. But due to her new role and involvement into the royal family she too has come into limelight. The paparazzi have been curious about her too and have been clicking her pictures as well. One can always find her by Markle’s side helping and guiding her.
Amy Pickerill started her career in 2009 when she landed a job at the HM Treasury. She used to work as media relations manager at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Following that, she took the job at the RBS press office and began working as head of campaigns. After shifting to Manhattan in 2014, she worked at Ogilvy Public Relations. But her stay at Manhattan was short-lived and she decided to move back to Royal Bank of Scotland. This time she took over a different position and became the head of campaigns and regional media.
Soon enough she joined the Royal Family and landed herself a royal position. She had been working closely with Prince William, Prince Harry and Kate Middleton since September 2016. Before being assigned as Markel’s personal aide, she used to work as senior communications officer. It is believed that the royal family mostly banks on public to perform their duties. Also, they had posted a job on LinkedIn since they were looking for someone to perform the duties of senior communications officer. The role had the responsible person looking after the activities of The Royal Foundation.
Since Markle does not belong to the Royal Family and is a complete outsider to the world of royal engagements, Prince Harry made the decision to appoint Pickerill as his fiancée’s private assistant. Her main duties comprise of preparing Markle to become a part of the royal family. Amy Pickerill also needs to organise and schedule Markle’s days and diaries. Additionally, she is supposed to collect gifts, flowers or any form of present given to Markle during royal engagements. If needed, she might also be required to accompany Markle on international trips along with Prince Harry. Furthermore, she might take care of Markle’s personal schedule, co-ordinate meetings with foreign leaders, attending world events with the royal couple and such other important duties.
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Personal Life
Amy Pickerill has graduated in History from the University of Nottingham in 2007. In 2009, she finished her Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from City University.

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