CV

Academic and professional qualifications

Leicester University
BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Statistics [2(1)]

Qualified teacher (qualification no. 75/17549)
Qualified Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (1982)

Proofreading training

Attained SfEP Advanced Member status (2014)
Society for Editors and Proofreaders annual conference (2014)				
SfEP regional mini-conference, Scotland (June 2014)				
SfEP Onscreen Editing 1 (2013)
Society for Editors and Proofreaders annual conference (2013)				
SfEP Copy-editing Problems (2013)				
Social Media for Business (2012)
Elected SfEP Training Director (2012)
Society for Editors and Proofreaders annual conference (2012)
SfEP Mentoring Scheme completed November 2011
SfEP Introduction to web editing skills (February 2011)
SfEP Proofreading Problems (November 2010)
Publishing Training Centre Basic Proofreading (merit pass August 2010)
Society for Editors and Proofreaders annual conference (2010)

Career summary

Key posts 1972-2012
Senior and Chief Auditor posts with South Ayrshire Council, Royal Borough of Maidenhead, Audit Commission, National Audit Office
Writer/commissioning editor, BPP Publishing
Teacher (Mathematics), Collingwood Secondary School, Camberley, Surrey
				
Retired from fulltime work April 2012
Commenced freelance proofreading and editing business in 2009

Relevant skills

Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Knowledge of text editors and LaTeX
Ability to work flexible hours to tight deadlines

Recent clients

				
Cambridge University Press; I. B. Tauris; Routledge; Wiley Blackwell; academic authors and self-publishing authors
See also Portfolio.
				
				

Referees

Ricky Blue, Director, Ellipsis books
ricky@ellipsis-books.co.uk

Jessica Stock, desk editor, Sunrise Setting
jessica.stock@sunrise-setting.co.uk

Monica Azzopardi, Administration/HR Manager, Kordin Grain Terminal Co Ltd, Malta
MAzzopardi@kordingrain.com.mt