Writer, author, editor and proofreader
phone: +44 7818 822294
I've been writing about natural history, music, and social and cultural history in books and magazines and on websites for more than 13 years, as well as
editing, copyediting and proofreading professionally.
I can do the same for you. Check out my testimonials and portfolio, and contact me with details for a precise idea of what I can bring to your project or idea.
I'm also a mainstream published author with my second book,
Where to Watch Birds in East Anglia, scheduled for October 2020 release
via Christopher Helm/Bloomsbury.
Excellent grammar and command of English
Engaging and adaptable writing style – plus ability to write authoritatively on almost any subject
Exemplary use of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and pdf editing
Expert use of MS Office – particularly Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Hands-on familiarity with web platforms and CMSs including WordPress, Wix, Squarespace and Joomla!
Project management and collaboration
via Slack and Trello
Professional sound editing using
Logic, Ableton Live and Pro Tools
Social media posting, SEO
and Google Analytics
2007 - 2008
Imperial College, University of London: Masters degree
I studied for an MSc in Advanced Methods in Taxonomy and Biodiversity and gained a Merit pass.
2004 - 2007
Birkbeck College, University of London: Bachelors Degree
I studied for a BSc in Biological Sciences and gained a First.
HND in Expedition Leadership via Frontier Conservation
– earned 'on the job' over seven weeks in Madagascar