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Here’s a sample of my work…

ARTICLES

All you’ve got to do is cook. It’s fine, you can do it – the first in my series of inspIre interviews, with Masterchef 2018 finalist, Alex Jorge. How she went from pub manager and jewellery designer, to the last woman standing in BBC1’s hit amateur cooking show.

À bétôt, Gramps – an emotional tribute to my Gramps, who died in January 2019. I went to see him a week before he passed away, and this tribute talks about that amazing afternoon saying goodbye to a true hero of a man. Also reflects on some super-happy times from my childhood with the great man.

Michael Carberry working with England batting coach Graham Gooch – exclusive news story I broke in the Guardian newspaper (the Guardian).

Holders Hampshire make winning start – a t20 cricket match report I wrote from the Ageas Bowl press box (ESPN Cricinfo).

QUOTE-LED PIECES

The dichotomy of a glove man – an exclusive interview with then Hampshire wicket keeper, Michael Bates (All Out Cricket)

Cardigan Connor – Malcolm Marshall’s perfect foil – a lovely long form piece I produced on a Hampshire cricket legend, Cardigan Connor (All Out Cricket)

A day in the life of a fund manager – an interview I conducted with  Architas investment manager, Solomon Nevins (axawealth.co.uk)

FINANCIAL SERVICES PIECES

Examining ESG’s Evolution and Implications in Private Equity (for CSC) – A blog I ghost-wrote for Lynda Kenny at CSC, examining the evolving impact of sustainable investing on the private equities market.

Why Use A Dutch Stichting in a Securitisation Transaction (for CSC) – Was commissioned to write a three-part blog series of Stichting, a Dutch Legal Entity, and how it can be used in financial transactions. Worked closely with CSC Head of Business Development in the Netherlands, Bart Van Djik, on this project.

LPP Annual Report & Accounts 2018-19 – worked with LPP to produce Chair and CEO welcome letters for the Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) Annual Report and Accounts.

Bitcoin & Bandwagons (Magus Private Wealth) – wrote this piece for IFA firm, Magus Private Wealth, designed to educate their clients about what Bitcoin was and how it works, and how their existing investments were still the right choice for their financial futures.

Clinging to cash – I used BlackRock Investor Scope survey results to produce this, on how UK investors are more likely to keep their wealth in cash, rather than investing in stocks and shares (axawealth.co.uk)

2015 in review – 12 events that shaped global markets – working with the investment team at Architas, we reviewed all the major events that had impacted global financial markets in 2015.

OTHER PIECES

Red Ninja’s smart tech clears road for ambulance crewsspoke to founder Lee Omar on how his AI technology was helping cities manage traffic so that ambulances could get to patients quicker.

HiETA: lightweight heat recovery technology through 3D printing – interviewed HiETA founder Ben Farmer to produce this piece on his government-funded automotive manufacturing company.

WHITE PAPERS

Capacity for loss framework – written for B2B clients on a key risk profiling theme that’s often discussed – and often misunderstood.

BROCHURES

Showcase fund features brochure – fund commentaries based on research conducted by the Architas Investment Team.

CAMPAIGN EMAILS

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DIRECT MAIL COLLATERAL

Distribution fund Sales Aid – I wrote and designed this fund leaflet, which was sent out to targeted B2B clients.

PODCASTS

– Reaction to Brexit – with AXA Wealth head of Investing, Adrian Lowcock (I presented and scripted the content)

REBRANDING

Rebranding AXA Wealth following sale to Standard Life I led the literature rebrand work stream, and assisted some of the other areas referenced in this video.

VIDEO

Arranged and scripted these interviews with Architas fund managers, which were produced for investors to detail why certain funds had been added/removed from fund ranges. Also led a subsequent marketing campaign which promoted this content, including social media.

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