Do you like to know that your text hits le mot juste? That’s my passion too. Your text will work best if it’s finely tuned and does just what you need it to do.

Giving careful attention to detail, offering focused queries and positive suggestions where needed, I aim to ensure just that.

Specialist skills

  • fluent French (second mother tongue)
  • fluent German (degree level)
  • familiarity with digital learning materials
  • excellent general knowledge
  • excellent communication skills, especially with academics

Work history

  • freelance in publishing since 1995
  • teacher of French and German (secondary and tertiary sectors)

I work for a wide variety of clients

Training in publishing

I keep my skills up to date through continuing professional development. I abide by the CIEP Code of practice – in fact I copy-edited it. You can therefore be confident of a fully professional editorial service.

In 2014 I restructured the CIEP course Brush up your Grammar for online delivery and uploaded it into the Institute’s online learning platform.

Professional membership

I am an Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading, which I served as membership director from 2007 to 2013 (when it was still the SfEP, the Society for Editing and Proofreading).