17 Years
Physical Sciences
United Kingdom
Areas of Expertise
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Gardening
  • Nutrition
  • Scientific Texts
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Environment
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Economics and Finance
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Development
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Physics and Chemistry
  • Food
  • Programming
  • Technical Texts
  • Medical Sciences
  • Medical Chemistry
Bachelor of Science
· A-Levels: Chemistry (C), Biology (C), French (C), General Studies (B), Mathematics (B), Truro College, 1996-1998
· Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (Honours), University of Warwick, 1999-2003

Master of Science
· Distinction in Instrumental & Analytical Methods in Biological, Pharmaceutical & Environmental Chemistry

· Freelance Writer and Editor, 2014-Present
– academic, pharmaceutical industry, scientific publishing, business and student clients
– Regular contributor to specialist website separationsNOW
– Content development and commissioning (specialty in journals and academic texts)
– Writing, rewriting and writing assistance (news, interviews, journal articles, reports and more)
– Proofreading, copyediting, document formatting and reference formatting
– Expertise in scientific, technical and medical texts

· eBook editor, Future Science Group Ltd, 2013-2014
– Responsible for market research and development of book proposals, commissioning, pipeline management, peer review and proofreading for the 2014 Future Science e-book series of 50 books.

· Commissioning Editor (Part-time from home) 2011-2013)
– Managing Commissioning Editor, 2011
– Commissioning Editor, 2008-2011
– Launch and commissioning editor for highly successful, Bioanalysis (Impact Factor: 3.253, 2012) 2011 ALPSP Award for Best New Journal
– Launch and site editor, Bioanalysis Zone community website,
– Launch and commissioning editor, Therapeutic Delivery, 2010
– Commissioning editor on a wide range of journals – medical, analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical and environmental
– Launch strategy planning including background research, discussions with opinion leaders, preparing aims and scope and establishing editorial board
– Attended conferences to promote the company, develop contacts and content
– Worked closely with business development, reprints, sales and marketing colleagues to explore opportunities, improve revenue and journal performance
– Recruitment, training and management of assistant commissioning editors

· Study Analyst, Huntingdon Life Sciences, 2003
· Purification Analyst, Tripos Receptor Research, 2003-2004
· Analytical Development Scientist, Patheon UK Ltd, 2004-2006
· Senior Associate Scientist, 2006-2007, Pfizer UK Ltd
· Formulation Development Analyst, Merck Generics [UK] Respiratory Development Laboratories, 2007-2008

· Bioanalysis Young Investigator Award For New Researchers