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
European Union Institute for Security Studies, RTÉ, Economic and Social Research Institute, Royal Irish Academy, Institute of Public Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Health Service Executive, 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: Independent Productions Annual Report 2020 (RTÉ, substantive editing and copyediting); Scoping Study to Inform a General Population Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviours on Sexual Health and Wellbeing and Crisis Pregnancy in Ireland (Health Service Executive, copyediting); Documents on Irish Foreign Policy: Volume XII, 1961–1965, edited by Michael Kennedy, Eunan O’Halpin and Bernadette Whelan [a 1028-page volume] (Royal Irish Academy, copyediting and proofreading); ‘Japan’s cybersecurity policy: An Introduction’ by Julia Schuetze (EUISS, copyediting); SEA Action Plan 2021−2025 (Environmental Protection Agency, copyediting); Annual Report 2019 (National Gallery of Ireland, copyediting); Annual Review 2020 (Climate Change Advisory Council, copyediting); Who Can Work from Home in Ireland? by Paul Redmond and Seamus McGuinness (ESRI, copyediting, proofreading and formatting).
Please see website.
I have been an admin of the Editors’ Association of Earth Facebook group, which has ~12,000 members, since its inception in 2013. I have written 10 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).