I am an experienced professional specialising in three areas:
- content strategy;
- editing/proofreading for businesses, charities and the public sector; and
- project management for the publishing industry.
Project management, proofreading, rewriting, website editing, copywriting, copy-editing, consultancy (editorial), editorial training, plain/clear English, writing
Government reports, company literature, multi-author books, online materials, tenders/bids, websites/blogs, journals, theses and dissertations, grant proposals
Freelance since 2010; Report writing coach, Care Quality Commission, 2017; Associate Editor, HMICF&RS, 2013-present; Document Checker, Allen & Overy, 2011-2013.
UX certification (Nielsen Norman group) 2016
IFRS, Wiley-Blackwell, Fathom, Next Level Impact
Law and legal documents
Politics and government
MA Theological Studies, LLB Law
Colophon Editorial has consistently turned out high-quality editing on short deadline, sometimes working into the night to do so. The team’s professionalism and flexibility is unmatched by other similar editing firms.
Paula Park, Senior Editor, IFRS
Appointing Michelle as the Associate Content Strategist for Fathom was a very easy choice. Her words are well thought through, neatly crafted and easy to read. What’s more they are flexible to suit the client’s needs and their tone of voice. All of this is wrapped up in excellent project management, clear communication and a commitment to often-challenging deadlines.
Gareth Dunlop, CEO, Fathom
Michelle has provided proofreading, editing and related services for Next Level Impact over the past year and has become our provider of choice in this area. Her professionalism, flexible approach and turn-around time is superb and her level of customer focus is especially impressive.
Martin Rice, CEO, Next Level Impact