Rich Cutler

Advanced Professional Member
Location Unit 8, 15 Lincoln Cottages, BRIGHTON, East Sussex BN2 9UJ
Telephone 01273 382486
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  • Project management
  • Copy-editing (including non-native English)
  • Proofreading
  • Manuscript development
  • Graphic design
  • Typesetting
  • Technical illustration
  • Photography
  • Consultancy (editorial)


  • General non-fiction: especially business and commerce, social policy, British/European standards
  • Science, technology and medicine (STM) to tertiary level: especially chemistry, physics, mathematics, biological sciences, health sciences (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, etc.), psychology, engineering (general, civil/structural), environment/energy (climate change, green issues, etc.)
  • Humanities: especially visual arts, critical theory, photography

Qualifications and awards

  • SfEP Registered Copy-editor
  • BSc (Hons) Chemistry
  • MA Photography
  • ARPS (Associate of the Royal Photographic Society)


  • Current copy-editor and typesetter of the SfEP’s magazine Editing Matters
  • Proofreading tutor for the Publishing Training Centre
  • Freelance since 1988 (trading as Helius)
  • Books production editor, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986–88
  • Journals production editor, Pergamon Press, 1985–86

Recent clients

British Council for Offices, BSI, Elsevier, FLIR, Forum for the Future, Institution of Civil Engineers, JP Medical, Photoworks, Publishing Training Centre, Science Museum, SfEP, The Gourmand, University College London


I have worked for many years with Helius. Their turnaround time and attention to detail are impressive. My recommendation is unconditional.

Mats Broberg, Technical Documentation Manager, FLIR Systems

Helius’ experience in editing, design and typography enables them to take a publication through all stages of production. They are conscientious and competent in all they undertake.

Christina Thomas Editorial Management and Training