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

Smart Cities Public Private Partnership Model Barriers Explained (edit post)

June 13, 2019

“The rise of smart cities is providing unprecedented opportunities for mutually beneficial public-private partnerships to provide new business opportunities, cost efficiencies, and greater access to specialist skills and expertise,” writes Raconteur. But, “deflecting initial costs from the public purse to private investment is significant with just 16 percent of cities able to self-fund required infrastructure projects, […]

Advice for Bidders on Procurement Legislation (edit post)

June 13, 2019

The European Court of Justice recently clarified in an Italian case how a contracting authority should proceed when tenderers (contract bidding and award procedures) lack information required under national procurement law. The CJEU ruling concerned the interaction between what is stipulated in the procurement documentation and what is required in national procurement law. In this case […]

Opportunity to Boost Public Procurement Power (edit post)

June 13, 2019

ICLEI has a couple of opportunities to help buyers engage with suppliers and other public authorities across Europe to discover and shape new innovative solutions for their procurement needs. It helps link up procurement plans and requirements with funded projects that can bring buyers and suppliers closer together. And in its Big Buyers Initiative it […]

Ivalua Launches Public Sector Procurement Suite for Better Speed to Value (edit post)

June 13, 2019

Enterprise spend management company Ivalua announced this week it is launching a suite of spend management solutions designed for the public sector, even as criticism over its contract with NYC for a procurement tech overhaul continues (see our take above on that). The offering enables governments, local authorities and public sector end users to customise […]

New EU-Wide Regulations on Drone Usage Published (edit post)

June 13, 2019

International Airport Review announces that the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published new regulations to ensure the safe, secure and sustainable operation of drones across Europe, with all states adhering to the same rules. The rules are to help to protect the safety and privacy of EU citizens while enabling the free circulation of drones […]