I am a science and business writer, journalist and editor. I have written extensively about all areas of science and technology from proteins to photons. My current interests include sustainable energy and the environment. I am a past winner of the IBM Irish Science and Technology Journalist of the Year in the print category.
I am currently working as the Editor of The Market magazine, a publication, produced by state agency Enterprise Ireland, focused on helping SMEs to grow and internationalise their businesses. I was previously the editor of another of their magazine, called Technology Ireland magazine. In 2011, I received Magazines Ireland’s Business Magazine Editor of the Year, for my work on these two magazines.
Other past roles include editorial management and production of the Engineers Journal, which was the official publication of Engineers Ireland, technical editor with the Renewable Energy Information Office of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and assistant editor with the Engineering unit of academic publishing group HW Wilson.
I have a post-graduate diploma in Journalism and Media Communications, an MSc in Chemistry and a BE in Chemical Engineering. I am currently a member of the Irish Science and Technology Journalists Association.