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

Interview With Ingrid De Doncker, Founder of Procure 2 Innovate (Ireland)

March 21, 2019

Procure 2 Innovate Project (P2I) connects competence centres for innovation procurement across Europe. Newly created Procurement Transformation Institute (PTI) has interviewed Ingrid de Doncker, founder of PTI (Ireland), on the Irish context of Innovation procurement, the role of the newly established Institute and the importance for Ireland to have a competence centre pushing for innovation procurement. “We […]

Green Public Procurement Training Programme in 11 European Countries

March 21, 2019

ICLEI Europe, on behalf of the European Commission, is coordinating training on Green Public Procurement (GPP) across eleven European countries, including Cyprus, Latvia, Portugal, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria, Estonia, and Lithuania. The objective of this programme is to support a higher uptake of GPP throughout the EU, providing high-quality training materials and targeted training schemes. […]

HSJ Partnership Award Winners Announced

March 21, 2019

The 2019 HSJ Partnership Award recognises organisations for the outstanding work they are doing in partnership with the NHS. The winners have been announced and include PwC and North Bristol Trust, and Zilico Ltd and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust. The awards are designed to celebrate the most effective partnership between the private sector, third sector […]

Procurement Reforms Failed To Increase Contracts Going to Smaller Companies

March 21, 2019

Despite procurement reforms, Scotland’s small companies have seen little impact on the number of public sector contracts they receive, a new report reveals. The report said: “While most parts of the public sector say supporting SMEs is a priority, there’s an absence of specific objectives, action plans, monitoring or evidence from public sector organisations to […]

More Reciprocity Called For in European Public Sector Contracts  

March 21, 2019

New rules that would make it harder for Chinese companies to win public sector contracts in Europe are being called for by European heads of government. Draft conclusions, seen by POLITICO, calls on the EU to kickstart internal negotiations on a new law that would enforce “reciprocity” in public procurement. “Many industrial EU countries are […]