I have a proven track record in managing client relationships and delivering projects to meet complex and challenging standards.
Whether it’s creating a print publication, redesigning a website or launching a new digital channel, I take total responsibility and have a comprehensive understanding of the entire production process.
I created the UCL Audio Tour to offer staff, students and the public a way to find out more about UCL’s history and its campus. The project involved producing, recording and editing the audio tracks themselves – as well as writing a script for narration by Jonathan Dimbleby. I then guided the work of an … Continue reading UCL Audio Tour app
I lead the editorial strategy and delivery for Insights, a monthly e-newsletter that is a key tool in communicating the university’s research to key opinion formers across the policy and political sectors. Each issue is sent out to MPs, peers, think tanks and policymakers. In collaboration with the Office of the Vice-Provost (Research), I have … Continue reading Insights
Hiscox is an international specialist insurer, catering for high net worth individuals and companies. Hiscox News is the company’s quarterly magazine, sent out to all its brokers to inform and enthuse them about Hiscox’s products. To reflect its client base, the magazine has high production values and each issue has a bespoke photoshoot for its … Continue reading Hiscox News
UCL People was the university’s flagship alumni magazine, sent annually to more than 150,000 alumni worldwide. As Editor, I worked with my colleagues in Communications and Development and Alumni Relations on a complete design and editorial overhaul of the magazine and a move to a new American A4 format for the July 2012 issue. Once … Continue reading UCL People
Connect was an annual alumni magazine sent to all 50,000 benefit cardholders and recent donors each autumn. It showcases a range of opportunities for alumni to get involved in the life of the university as well as topical articles about UCL. The highlights of the autumn 2011 issue include an interview with designer Wayne Hemingway … Continue reading UCL Connect
Everything you ever wanted to know about managing costs…to keep one step ahead of the competition is a light-hearted, 56-page guide produced on behalf of KPMG, which looks at how to best approach cost-cutting without resorting to knee-jerk decisions. As editor, my role was to take the content areas outlined by the client – such … Continue reading KPMG cost-cutting guide
In October 2015, I launched UCL Antenna, a new digital publication, hosted on Medium, to showcase fascinating stories and unsung heroes at UCL. As well as writing and commissioning the articles themselves, I have overseen the creation of a UCL Antenna visual identity. I have also built our audience on Medium and helped to amplify … Continue reading Antenna
For the past couple of years, I have led on leadership communications on behalf of UCL’s President & Provost. Dealing with him directly, I have ghostwritten weekly Provost View pieces, sent out to all 13,500 staff, on subjects including the university’s merger with the Institute of Education, research-based education and what makes a university world … Continue reading Provost’s Views
Comment is the King’s College London staff newsletter. Available from all five campuses, it is aimed at the College’s 5,000 members of staff and 18,000 students, as well as benefactors and friends. I oversaw a complete redesign of Comment and the adoption of a new A3 format. In preparation for this, I ran an online … Continue reading Comment
About UCL is an introductory guide to UCL – London’s Global University. It showcases the university’s radical history, groundbreaking achievements and inspiring staff, students and alumni. It is read by many thousands of people, who pick it up at recruitment fairs, open days and other public events. The 2017 edition has a new, more image-led … Continue reading About UCL
Landscape is the journal of the Landscape Institute (LI), the Royal Chartered body for landscape architects and landscape professionals. As Editor, I worked closely with the LI’s Director of Policy and Communications to plan each quarterly issue and then collaborated with a Wardour in-house designer to turn theses ideas into a vibrant publication. Each issue … Continue reading Landscape