Freelance editor since January 1993. Previously: production editor, School and College Publishing, Dublin (Mar. 1991–Dec. 1992); editor, Thomas Telford, London (Apr. 1990–Mar. 1991); editorial assistant, Institute of Metals, London (May 1989–Mar. 1990).
Copy-editing; substantive editing; developmental editing; non-fiction editing; writing; proofreading
Non-fiction books, reports, journal papers, etc.
History, science, biography, psychology, social sciences, environment, general non-fiction
Economic and Social Research Institute, Royal Irish Academy, Institute of Public Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Advisory Council, Insurance Institute of Ireland, Dignity (Danish Institute Against Torture), National Gallery of Ireland, C40 Cities, O’Brien Press, Collins Press, Educate.ie and many others (please see website for details).
Examples of work undertaken
Recent projects include: Divesting from Fossil Fuels, Investing in Our Future: A Toolkit for Cities (C40 Cities, proofreading); Modern Management: Theory and Practice for Students in Ireland (5th ed.) by Siobhán Tiernan and Michael J. Morley (Institute of Public Administration, copyediting, proofreading and indexing); Annual Review 2019 (Climate Change Advisory Council, substantive editing and copyediting); Safeguarding Amateur Athletes: An Examination of Player Welfare among Senior Inter-County Gaelic Players by Elish Kelly, Conor Keegan and Brendan Walsh (ESRI, copyediting, proofreading and formatting); Insurance and Business Law: MD-01 (textbook) (Insurance Institute of Ireland, copyediting and plain-language editing); Ireland’s Greening of the World by Seth Linder (O’Brien Press and Tourism Ireland, copyediting and proofreading); Annual Report 2018 (National Gallery of Ireland, copyediting and proofreading). Please see website for full list.
Please see website.
I have been an admin of the Editors’ Association of Earth Facebook group, which has 10,000+ members, since its inception in 2013. I have written numerous posts for the Editors Canada blog, Editors’ Weekly. I was invited to speak at Editors Canada conferences in Toronto (‘Editing Goes Global’, 2015) and Gatineau (annual conference, 2017).