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Gail Purvis

Main Details

Full name Gail Purvis
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Business and industrial, specialising in SME's, IT, high tech, semiconductors, electronics, photovoltaics, smart materials, food and environmental issues.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Photography
Last updated 24-04-2015 21:52

Biography

Award winning editor & writer. Trained on industrial weekly & IT publications. Joined 'Financial Mail' in South Africa. Columnist for IT monthly. Started up IT & electronics weeklies, and a monthly 'Industrial Management' journal.

Returned to UK. PR & newsletter publications work for YARD. Worked for the P&J and freelanced for variety of publications including Datamation, Int. Nuclear Engineering, Wireless World, Electronic Business Europe, Water Bulletin, New Electronics, Scotsman.

Founding editor of Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, SEPA View. Four years editor with Elsevier Science, covering photovoltaics, smart materials and compound semiconductors.

Freelance work has included 3 months of fortnightly work for PIRA (printed electronics & brand markets) features for InfoSecurity and ReFocus, World Food, Show House Magazine and series of Nano studies for Glasgow University.

Most recent contract seven months as European editor for Power Systems Design of a monthly print journal and deadlined loading of US web & news site for specialist topic newsletters, while also covering the Electronica and Drives conferences in Munich and Nuremberg and reporting on these.