I’m a Writer

I believe the best way to engage any audience is to tell a story – and moreover one which connects to a deeper emotional need. My experience telling stories to audiences of millions via TV and Radio means that I will bring an acute awareness of what connects to your audiences, and how to convey your message clearly, effectively, and powerfully.

I was once told,

Write through the complexity to the simplicity beyond.

I can help you find that simplicity that will deliver results.

Videotel, UK

Principal writer for the UK’s premier Maritime Educational Company, producing a series of award winning blended learning courses for a global audience (Video/CBT/Book). All were written to STCW (Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping) as part of every Mariner’s ongoing professional development, Titles included – Leadership and Teamworking Skills, Bills of Lading (BIMCO Univeristy Level elearning diploma programme on legal frameworks for Chartering), Piracy and Armed Robbery, Hydrodynamics and Interaction.

Gay Switchboard

Complete rewrite of website copy for this major charity celebrating 40 years of ‘Calm words when you need them most’. Areas included – Volunteering, Support, Legacy. Major re- launch in June ’15. Currently member of Media Committee.

Heineken, UK

Script for Burrell Design, to promote inhouse awareness of new multi platform Digital strategy for this major brand. An animated short.

MMOutsourcing UK

Several interactive video scripts – Mentors for Managers – for the Learning Nexus programme. Dramatised examples of best practice for newly appointed Managers.

Oxford University

Devised and wrote highly successful online course – Writing Drama – for their Department of Continuing Education Web based Learning. Online Tutor on several iterations. Advised on curriculum for Post Graduate Diploma and Master of Studies courses.

Philip Baldwin

Ongoing mentor for entrepreneur and philanthropist, advising on his blogs, speeches, website and forthcoming biography – Positive Damage.

Photo – ‘River Thames and the City’ by mattbuck. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons.