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My experience includes corporate communications, journalism and a short stint as a school matron
In-house comms experience
My CV includes being Publications Manager at Europay International (now MasterCard Europe) in Brussels, managing the communications at the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), and working as an Investment Writer at Scottish Widows.
Clients include MasterCard, Regus, European Commission, Willis Towers Watson, Scotland Food & Drink, Scotland’s Innovation Centres, Edinburgh Napier University, and many SMEs.
I worked as a financial journalist in London and Brussels, writing for publications including The Observer, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal Europe, Moneywise, and Investment International. I also launched and edited Personal Finance, a prize-winning monthly consumer magazine.
I’ve won prizes for magazine editing, copywriting, and children’s fiction.
I have an MA in Law and Oriental Studies from St John’s College, Cambridge, and an Open University Diploma in Economics.
I’ve recently completed a part-time MSc at Edinburgh Napier University, gaining a Distinction and winning the Class Medal. My dissertation was on UNESCO World Heritage and tourism marketing.