Key Abilities

Deadline‐oriented • Eye for detail
Team player • Swift learner
Attention to quality and consistency
Strong writing and research skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Friendly, personable manner
Fluent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more

Employment Highlights

Editor/Writer/Proofreader (2004–present)
The Freelance Mind: Toronto, Canada

  • Stylistic editor on non‐native‐authored English books, articles, and dissertations, including:
    • Heger, Women in the Bible, Qumran and Early Rabbinic Literature (Brill, 2014)
    • scientific articles for Oxford University Press (2014–2015)
    • English literature articles for University of Toronto Press (2016)
    • For private clients and academic faculties, Master’s and doctoral dissertations, journal papers (2014–present), and research proposals (2019–present), across a wide range including pure mathematics, microeconomics, and vision processing
  • Author and editor, Aptara Inc.: Core Curriculum mathematics projects (2015)
  • Team author, Glencoe Geometry Interactive Student Guide (U.S. national, 2014)
  • Team author, McGraw‐Hill Education Physics, Physical & Earth Sciences Online Tests (U.S., 2014)
  • Team author, Houghton Mifflin Grades 11 & 12 Common Core Geometry (Texas, 2014)
  • Stylistic editor, Institute for Research on Public Policy (Montreal, Canada, 2013–present)
  • Editor/author, Nelson Principles/Foundations of Mathematics Workbooks (Western Canada, 2011–2012)
  • Developmental editor on Pearson Physics 11 (Ontario, 2010)
  • Co‐author, Nelson Principles of Mathematics 10 Teacher’s Resource (Western Canada, 2009)
  • Principal editor and content consultant, Ontario Grades 11 & 12 Mathematics Curriculum (2006)
  • Copy editor or proofreader on finance, economics and accounting texts for Pearson Canada including Horngren et al., Accounting and Abel, Bernanke et al., Macroeconomics (successive Canadian editions)

Developmental Editor (1998–2004)
McGraw‐Hill Ryerson: Toronto, Canada

  • Worked on all three Ontario Grade 12 mathematics titles for 2002: editing, consulting, troubleshooting
  • Created conceptual design for Senior Physics titles (Ontario, 2001–2002)
  • Edited several units in successful Sciencepower® series (Ontario, 1998–2000)

Editor (1996–1998)
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK

  • Principal editor on GCSE revision and A‐level mathematics texts
  • Designed layout for A‐level mathematics series
  • Edited human origins text, reworking the entire manuscript for good English

Editorial Assistant (1994–1995)
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Cambridge, UK

  • Maintained structured database of submissions at various stages of processing
  • Proofread accepted submissions, working with journal editor to resolve editorial queries


  • University of Cambridge, UK
    1st class honours in mathematics (1990), MMath (1991), PhD (1996)
  • St. Albans School, UK
    Straight A student, graduating with A levels in mathematics, further mathematics and physics (1987)

Professional Training

Building Biology (2021–present)

  • Training with Building Biology Institute (buildingbiologyinstitute.org; the science of healthy homes and workplaces) for EMRS (electromagnetic radiation specialist) certification, aiming to complete in 2023

Volunteering in the Arts

  • Jubilate Singers: Toronto, Canada (2017–present; board member 2019-present)
  • St Anne’s Anglican Church Choir (professional baritone section lead): Toronto, Canada (2003–2013)
  • Toronto Mendelssohn Choir: Toronto, Canada (1999–2009)
  • Christ’s College Chapel Choir: Cambridge, UK (1987–1994)

Film Reviewer (1990–1994)

  • Varsity: Cambridge, UK
    Reviewed cinema regularly for this leading student newspaper
  • Sprocket: Cambridge, UK
    Founded, designed, edited, wrote for, managed this film listings magazine

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