I have an honours degree in Natural Sciences from Trinity College Dublin. Before training as a copyeditor/proofreader 11 years ago, I taught English as a foreign language to adults. The transition to editing 11 years ago was thus a very natural progression from teaching and reinforces my editing skills.
I am culturally aware, having lived in seven different countries across three continents. I particularly enjoy helping authors whose first language is not English.
I am a Full Member of AFEPI Ireland (Association of Freelance Editors. Proofreaders and Indexers) and an Advanced Professional Member of CIEP (Chartered Institute for Editing and Proofreading - formerly the Society for Editors and Proofreaders SfEP).
I believe that continuous professional development is key to staying ahead and reinforcing performance to the highest standard.