25 years' professional editorial experience, including 15 years within the analyst and IT publishing industry. Previously EMEA Head of Publishing for Gartner with responsibility for all client-facing analysis and reports, and prior to that Managing Editor for Dataquest, then part of the Dun & Bradstreet group. Most recently Editorial Director for a technology public relations firm. Expertise in driving editorial excellence and authorship for all client content and published materials, customer reference programmes, communications collateral, thought-leadership papers and newsletters. BA (Honours) Linguistics and Modern Languages.
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Bio

25 years' professional editorial experience, including 15 years within the analyst and IT publishing industry. Previously EMEA Head of Publishing for Gartner with responsibility for all client-facing analysis and reports, and prior to that Managing Editor for Dataquest, then part of the Dun & Bradstreet group. Most recently Editorial Director for a technology public relations firm. Expertise in driving editorial excellence and authorship for all client content and published materials, customer reference programmes, communications collateral, thought-leadership papers and newsletters. BA (Honours) Linguistics and Modern Languages.

Education

University of Central Lancashire
BA (Hons) French and Linguistics
1983 to 1987

Job history

Spend Matters UK/Europe
Director of Publishing
2014-03-01

Recent Posts

OECD Report Highlights Ethical Risks Around Use Of Algorithms

February 21, 2019

A new report – Government Global Trends 2019 – released by the Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI), highlights a number of countries where data scores are being used to classify citizens and make decisions based on these groupings. Governments around the world are experimenting with data-driven algorithms to develop policy, but the technique raises […]

Turnover Thresholds Too High for Small Practices to Bid for Public Work

February 21, 2019

Architect’s Journal says the vast majority of architects can’t bid for public work and that something has to change. It states the UK’s public procurement system effectively excludes small practices and call on government to fix the problem. “Turnover thresholds and professional indemnity (PI) insurance requirements are set so high that they currently exclude 70 […]

The Court of Justice of the European Union: Three Interesting Judgements

February 21, 2019

The EU Court of Justice’s public procurement year of 2018 is remembered in an article by Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys, which outlines interesting judgements from the court. It summaries three judgements that it believes “are of great interest for future procurements. With all certainty, they will also be the subject of much debate and have influence […]

Outsourcing Playbook Published on Outsourcing Decisions and Contracting

February 21, 2019

UK central Government has published an ‘Outsourcing Playbook’ to help improve government procurement, how government works with industry and deliver better public services. New measures include: “… changes to how government allocates risk between itself and its suppliers, to ensure contracts are set-up for success and the public are provided with the best possible service. […]

Survey Finds Widespread Adoption of Digital Technology in Italy and European Public eProcurement

February 21, 2019

Independent spend management company, Jaggaer, and Promo PA Foundation, have released the results of a survey of public procurement across Italy. Based on 250 interviews with Italian public procurement organisations, it was designed to measure how digital purchasing has changed public procurement processes. 15 of the 28 EU countries are utilising complete eProcurement digital solutions, […]