Portico has been awarded a ‘Gold’ employer by Investors in People, the industry benchmark of good people management practice.

WHO WE ARE

Portico has been awarded a ‘Gold’ employer by Investors in People, the industry benchmark of good people management practice.

Portico is a specialist provider of high quality, tailored front and back of house guest services.


Aimed primarily at the business and industry, residential and property sectors we have over 12 years of experience managing, mobilising, and enhancing client services. We have built our relationships and reputation on providing impeccable client services through the development of our people and the support of our operational teams.

We are very different to most front of house companies and we never forget that it is our people whom deliver our great service. We are an Investors in People ‘Gold’ Employer and always place our people at the forefront of our business.


We embrace individuality, providing each and every team member with the very best coaching, encouragement, support and training to flourish and reach their full potential. All Portico people have structured personal development paths to ensure we are meeting everyone’s personal career aspirations.

As our business grows, so do the opportunities for our teams. We want those who work within our family to mature with our business which is why we recruit from the inside first. Each year we promote approximately 7% of our people internally into senior roles, allowing us to attract new talent into the business to begin their journey.

Hard work and commitment are never overlooked at Portico. We make huge investments in rewarding success. Recognition programmes focus on our impromptu ‘thank you’ scheme, our Annual Portico People Awards and long service awards.

Our People

Simon Pratt

Managing Director


From a background in luxury hotels around the world and private residential property management, Simon joined Portico in 2012. Simon leads our business and is visible within our contracts each and every day and is active in supporting our people and meeting with our clients.


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Michaela Filsell

Director


Michaela is one of the industry’s most experienced and respected operators. With a career spanning 25 years in hospitality and client service, Michaela is solutions focused and confident in promoting new ideas and bringing added value to our people and our clients.


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Sophie Chaney

Director


Sophie joined Portico following an established career in hospitality. She has a passion for delivering outstanding service through people. It has always been Sophie’s passion and priority to develop and encourage teams to innovate and exceed guest and customer expectations.


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Amanda Baber

Director


Amanda joined Portico from the corporate hospitality sector. Amanda focuses on new business, client retention and marketing activities within Portico. Amanda’s glass is always half full and she is tenacious in ensuring that we continually challenge ourselves to enhance what we do.


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