Our Team

We're a dedicated team covering a range of disciplines, each with at least 15 years of experience in the industry.

The Portfolio Luxe team

Elizabeth Grace


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Elizabeth is the founder of Portfolio Luxe and has over 10 years experience in the luxury goods sector selling and promoting prestige brands to a diverse and international client base.

Starting in luxury niche international bath, body & gift brand distribution to high end department stores, independent lifestyle retailers and ecommerce websites throughout the UK and Europe, Elizabeth's clients include Harrods, Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason, Galeries Lafayette and Globus AG.  She developed brand awareness, grew turnover, established key relationships and launched 12 new brands in key target markets.

Moving into luxury interiors, tableware and accessories, Elizabeth broadened her knowledge with new mediums.  Her extensive knowledge of the luxury retail and hotel sector, interiors and special projects, as well as dealing with cross-border scenarios, has been key in implementing marketing, pricing and development strategies to drive growth in target markets.  She has a thorough understanding of different markets and the varied brand positioning needed accordingly.


Helena McConnell


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Helena works with the majority of our new business leads & enquiries, helping to simplify the vast array of products, collections and brands we represent, in line with client briefs and specifications.

Having spent 15 years as Buying & Creative Director at The Wedding Shop, Helena's brand knowledge is extensive.  She specialises in Tableware, Fine Dining and High Net Worth clients along with the luxury retail sector.

Helena works with interior designers, key retail accounts and hospitality clients alike.


Eman Charkaoui


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Eman specialises in working with interior design clients & projects.  She has extensive experience working with designers and high net worth clients, having worked at Harlequin London for 6 years, and before that 8 years in charge of the High Net Worth client team at The Wedding Shop.

Throughout her career, Eman has worked with many luxury brands, and can effortlessly propose brands and products to co-ordinate with her clients' existing decor, tastes or to sit alongside on project briefs.


Paul Marshall


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With 20 years experience in customer services, operations, marketing and web development, Paul co-ordinates the day-to-day aspects of the business.  He ensures that quotes and orders are managed efficiently, manages our general mailbox and supports our clients with images, videos and other resources.

Based in North Tyneside, he is the primary contact for many of our clients in the north and Scotland but works with account managers to support all of our clients behind the scenes.


Paul also leads on our marketing and social media, and makes sure you have the most up to date catalogues, price lists and product information.