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Looking for a friendly BA with oodles of industry experience and analytical ability – and great listening skills?


I have 30 years of experience in industry delivering consultancy and business solutions, including roles as Senior Business Analyst, Business Editor, and Senior Project Manager.

  • 3 years in the steel industry and artificial intelligence research in Scotland

  • 14 years working throughout Europe implementing business change projects 

  • 13 years working remotely with clients worldwide on contracts delivering business analysis, business comms, and digital transformation programmes

I have a degree in Business Management with French and German and an MSc in Operational Research (applied maths). I did post-grad research into knowledge acquisition for artificial intelligence (AI) systems. 


As an experienced Senior Business Analyst, I work with key stakeholders and technology experts to re-engineer and enhance key business processes to ensure they align with strategic intent and support growth. I work remotely on global projects to deliver business solutions that leverage existing and emerging technologies. 


Skills and experience

  • Business & digital transformation

  • Agile & waterfall methodologies

  • Stakeholder engagement

  • Business analysis tools & techniques

  • Project management

  • Workshop facilitation

  • Business case development

  • Strategic alignment

  • As-is situation investigation & documentation

  • Business process modelling & notation (BPMN)

  • Business process improvement

  • Requirements definition & management

  • Data migration – facilitation & data cleansing

  • User acceptance testing

  • Business change deployment

  • Lean manufacturing & six sigma methodologies – including value stream mapping, kaizen, kanban, poka-yoke, 5S, just-in-time, level scheduling, Takt time, and SMED (single minute exchange of die)

  • Total productive maintenance (TPM)

  • Toyota production system (TPS)

  • Total quality management (TQM)

  • Design for manufacture (DFM)

  • Supply chain management

  • Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP)


  • MS Excel

  • MS Powerpoint

  • MS Word

  • MS SharePoint

  • MS Teams

  • Zoom

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

  • Lucidchart

  • Confluence

  • SalesForce

  • Slack

  • Asana

  • JIRA​​

Industry sectors

  • Construction

  • Automotive

  • Chemicals

  • Food

  • FMCG

  • Energy & Utilities

  • Manufacturing

  • Engineering

  • Aviation

  • Steel

  • Consulting

  • Publishing & Media

Container Ship


  • Laing O’Rourke (Europe, Middle East, Australia)

  • Robot Mascot

  • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

  • Brand Specials (The Netherlands)

  • HITEC Power Protection (The Netherlands)

  • Axisto Consulting (The Netherlands)

  • Hitachi Consulting (Europe)

  • ABB Turbines (Berlin)

  • Coca-Cola Schweppes (Wakefield)

  • Ford Transit Vans (Southampton)

  • Ford Cars (Halewood)

  • Ford Cars (Dagenham)

  • General Motors IBC (Luton)

  • Hunting Aviation

  • Hepworth Building Products

  • Brossard

  • Grand Metropolitan

  • Dale Farm

  • Craven's of York

  • Sidlaw Packaging

  • De La Rue

  • British Energy

  • ICI Tioxide

  • ICI Aromatics

  • ICI Paints

Graphic Design Office

Looking for an editor with business experience?

Need help with your website content or the text on your technology platform?

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