Stephen D. Brierley
Stephen Brierley is an advanced member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) who runs a proof-reading business in Kent specialising in Sports, Fitness, Technology and Science. He holds diplomas in Fitness Training and Sports Therapy, a commercial pilot’s licence, a first-class B.Sc. in Engineering Sciences from Warwick University, and a masters degree and a PhD in Control Theory and Dynamic Systems from the University of Minnesota.
Previous to working as a freelance copy-editor and proof-reader, Stephen worked as a personal trainer, a sports/massage therapist, a software developer, a university lecturer, a flight instructor, a technical analyst for aerospace projects and a support scientist for space missions and satellite tracking.
In the summer of 2010, Stephen took my edited manuscript and stripped out all the final typos of grammar and spelling. He also gave me a lesson in the finer details of punctuation, standardised The Jolly Pilgrim’s formatting and checked its thesis for scientific coherence. He lives in Bromley.