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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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

2018 eGovernment Benchmark Report

December 6, 2018

A study from Capgemini in conjunction with consortium partners Sogeti, IDC and Politecnico di Milano, highlights the status of Europe’s digital government transformation and looks at how far public sector organisations are taking the steps necessary to achieve shared eGovernment goals. It finds that “further reuse and transparency of personal data is needed to secure […]

The European Commission’s Proposals for the Next Horizon Europe

December 6, 2018

The European Commission has published its proposals for the Horizon Europe framework to succeed the Horizon 2020 project. The Horizon 2021-2027 research and innovation programme will be worth €100 billion and is expected to launch on 1 January 2021. We have seen many projects benefiting from the funding of €130 million for innovation procurements in 2016-17 […]

Procurement Needs Huge Cultural Shift for a Digital NHS

December 6, 2018

This week Public Finance ran an opinion piece from Colin Cram, a public sector consultant specialising in procurement who has worked in the UK public sector for over 40 years. He discusses, at some length, how a digitally enabled UK NHS (National Health Service) could transform medical treatment and patient experience, but “needs a major […]

GPP Helpdesk Webinar – Purchasing Green Cleaning Products and Services

December 6, 2018

December 18th at 14:00 CET (15.00 GMT). This is the second of two Webinars organised as part of the European Commission’s Helpdesk service on Green Public Procurement (GPP). This is a forum for stakeholders in public sector procurement to learn about important new developments in the resources available and legislative context for GPP, it also provides […]

Successful UK Professional Services Procurement Firm Trade Mission to Expand into US Market

December 6, 2018

Bloom, the Northeast firm that specialises in sourcing professional services providers for public sector projects, read more about its rapid growth here, is part of a business delegation going to Boston to explore opportunities to expand its services into the US market. James Ramsbotham, Chamber of Commerce chief exec said “These trips, organised in conjunction […]