Meriel Lord is an experienced freelance proofreader and copy-editor specialising in business, educational and general non-fiction work, and focussing particularly on books, documents, websites and other written material translated into English from other languages.
She works either from paper documents, using the BS 5261C:2005 marks for copy preparation and proof correction, or online using MS Word and Adobe Acrobat X Pro. Her client list includes the Antique Collector’s Club (publishers in the UK), Educational Publishing House (Hong Kong) and Manhattan Press publishing (Hong Kong).
Meriel has a degree in English literature from Warwick University in the UK, and twenty years of varied experience in business and project management gained while working for BT (British Telecomunications) in England. Her BT training covered communication skills, report writing, interviewing techniques, resource management and presentation skills in addition to business management, project management and technical training.
She is also accustomed to working to strict and demanding deadlines and adapts quickly to new technology.