Editor, Bombadil Publishing AB, Gyttorp, Sweden
moved to Sweden and worked for a youth publishing company in Gyttorp.
I was a mentor and an editor, but I also ran the International Office
for a while, before moving to a more creative role, taking
responsibility for such projects as viral internet marketing campaigns
and promotional posters. My job also involved
photography and videography. Whilst in this role, I
successfully negotiated a book deal
with the UN through the British Council in
Geneva, and with the World Meteorological Organisation.
Prototype Engineer, BioCare Systems Limited, Suffolk, UK
I made a substantial contribution to a
short-term DTI funded project; I was
instrumental in the development of an integrated hand hygiene
monitoring system in the lab and undertook trialling on site. I
had overall responsibility for writing and presenting extensive
reports and other associated documents.
Along with Steinar Gustavsen, I developed,
wrote and illustrated a guide to strip building kayaks, which is
marketed on the internet. We also developed a innovative new way of
designing kayak plans as a series of form kits.
Property Manager, Austin D'Arcy, Hammersmith, London
moved to London from Suffolk and
held responsibility for
managing the maintenance of around 300 rental properties, which
involved liaising with landlords, contractors and tenants to keep
properties in good order and up to legal habitable standards.
conversant with Windows and Mac operating systems (and to a lesser
degree, Linux). I am familiar with all aspects of the publishing
industry and I have a great deal of experience working in customer
facing roles in a variety of fields. I have an aptitude
for design, illustration and writing.
I am a published author and an avid kayaker.
I enjoy international travel, meeting new people and learning new
solutions to old problems. I am currently taking on a
range of temporary assignments because I am committed to moving back
to Sweden which is a country whose people and scenery I greatly
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