work experience

2016 Writer, Noordhoff: writing new material for MBO NU Engels course book.

2015-present  Cambridge examiner: speaking examiner in Cambridge English Language Assessment for the British Council.

2014-present  Copywriter/editor/translator at various: Fringe Arts; Da Vinci International; PCG, In-Energy (Koentact); Vindhek.

2013-2015 (Copy)writer and editor, Nyenrode New Business School: writing and editing weekly news updates and the quarterly newsletter.

2012-present English Language Trainer, University of Utrecht (Babel Talen): teaching English for the Sciences courses to Bachelors students.

2011-present  Writer and editor, ThiemeMeulenhoff: writing and editing new material for VMBO/HAVO/VWO NI3 course book (previously for NI2 web-based learning).

2010-present English Language Trainer, Free University of Amsterdam (Taalcentrum-VU): teaching Scientific Writing in English courses to Master’s students.

Developing new material, NCvB: MBO workplace/business English courses.

Editor, FringeReview: writing reviews on Fringe theatre and editing FringeReview website.

Private Language Training: teaching ‘one to one’ English to PhD students and young people.

2009-present English Language Trainer, University of Amsterdam (UvA Talen): teaching Academic Writing in English courses to PhD and Master’s students.

MBO Docent, TTC-Projecten & NCvB: teaching and grading (middelbaar beroeps onderwijs) students for ‘workplace’ English

Editing/translating: editing, translating (from Dutch to English) and proofreading press releases, weblogs and other texts.

2009 Voluntary work, Greenpeace International: transcribing texts, writing and proofreading.


2004-2008 Mentor for co-students, University of Sussex: development of self-confidence, the implementation of efficient ways of learning, giving workshops, teaching use of library facilities, e.g. intranet system, support for practical skills, sharing of personal problems.

2007 Promoter Liaison, Brighton Festival Fringe: marketing and promotion of the fringe festival, building databases, and booking acts.

2004-2007 Co-worker Social Care, Brighton & Hove City Council: responsible for the care and handling of people that live in social care homes.

2003-2007 Reviewer, Three Weeks, Latest 7 and Latest Art magazines: visiting cultural events and writing reviews.