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

Governments Buying AI Intelligently – New Guidelines (edit post)

October 2, 2019

The World Economic Forum has issued guidelines to help governments procure artificial intelligence. They have been co-designed by WEF’s artificial intelligence and machine learning team and the UK government’s Office of AI along with Deloitte, Salesforce and Splunk. Government and private sector procurement specialists and members of academia and civil society were consulted throughout the […]

Applications for AI in Military IoT – Invitation to a NATO/DefSec Workshop (edit post)

October 2, 2019

We are delighted to inform our readers of a new series of workshops aimed at influencing and hopefully solving some of the hottest issues facing NATO right now. This is a fascinating set of discussions because each topic will tackle a concrete challenge that NATO needs to solve through collaboration and knowledge sharing to help […]

Jaggaer and JP Morgan Partner to Increase Purchasing Oversight for Education, Public Sector and Commercial Industries (edit post)

July 18, 2019

Spend management software provider Jaggaer (SaaS-based S2P, eProcurement solutions with advanced Spend Analytics, Sourcing, Supplier Management, Contract Lifecycle Management, Savings Tracking, and intelligent workflow capabilities all on a single platform), which is widely used in the public sector market, is partnering with J.P. Morgan to provide purchasing oversight capability for Education, Public Sector and Commercial industries. Jaggaer […]

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 […]