Z-proof Editorial Services, ELT & Academic

A freelance writer, editor, proofreader, and publishing & education consultant at your service!


I am a UK-based freelancer who offers a range of services:

  • authoring,
  • proofreading,
  • copy editing,
  • content editing,
  • translating from German to English,
  • manuscript reviewing,
  • writing proposals and reports,
  • writing artwork and image briefs,
  • writing audioscripts (and attending recording sessions),
  • lesson and curriculum planning,
  • syllabus mapping,
  • project management.

I am a certified Editor in the Life Sciences (BELS) editor.


I generally offer services in the areas of English language teaching (ELT) and academic editing – with my main subject knowledge in the fields of architecture, general engineering, and broader life sciences. However, I am open to all subject areas, and have already edited over 700 journal articles by academics whose first language is not English on topics as diverse as nanowire conductivity to cosmetic fillers.

Other specialisms:

  • I can use BSI 5261 proofreading symbols, mark up in PDF, or directly edit in InDesign.
  • I have over five years of full-time in-house publishing employment.
  • I have worked in the English language teaching (ELT) sector for over 20 years and have an MA in Applied Linguistics and Trinity TESOL and Cambridge DELTA certification.
  • I have ten years of Asia-based experience, with a working knowledge of several Asian languages.
  • I have expert-level knowledge of APA 7 style.
  • I have have completed the CIEP (formerly SfEP) Copy Editing: Progress course.
  • I am PRINCE2 certified.

I will look forward to helping you with your work. Please contact me via the Contact tab/page to discuss my services further.

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