Who we are

Virtual Assist was established for four reasons

  • Support – Aiding professionals to concentrate on what they do best
  • Growth – Helping noteworthy businesses thrive
  • Ethical – Working with conscious consumers
  • Equality – Flexible working hours for everyone

Our Team

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Natalie Rowney – Director/Project Co-ordinator

Natalie has 15 years’ experience in service-based industries. During this time she has been exposed to both small and large organisations, such as Chevron Australia Pty Ltd, Te Rau Matatini Ltd and Fairfax New Zealand Ltd

Natalie has been working virtually since 2013, and officially launched Virtual Assist in January 2017. Her passion is helping small to medium-sized businesses grow, particularly in the Manawatu region.


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Simon Rowney – Director/Project Manager

Simon is a qualified Project Manager who has been involved in numerous large-scale construction and infrastructure projects throughout Australasia.

Over the past 17 years he has worked with a wide range of companies, institutions, government bodies and property developers

 We virtually do anything, if you need it just ask