I specialize in high-quality editing to make texts more powerful, readable and memorable. I bring to the task a deep understanding of how many kinds of documents can be transformed through close attention to message, structure, style and narrative.
I have 25 years’ experience of editing quickly and accurately for clarity and consistency, removing repetition and ambiguity, while keeping in focus – as each text’s “first reader” – the larger picture of the writer’s message and the reader’s possible interpretations and reactions.
Editor, Education for All Global Monitoring Report, UNESCO: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Rewriting and editing the UN’s major annual global education report; guiding the planning and drafting of the report; editing all written communications by the report team; editing and writing the World Education Blog; giving writing tuition to team members.
Editor, Africa Progress Report: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2014
Editing the annual report and providing communications advice for the Africa Progress Panel, a non-government group led by Kofi Annan.
Editing, writing and communications advice for: