Express Editors is run by award-winning writers and expert editors Tony Spencer-Smith and Linda Vergnani. Their clients include corporations, government agencies, conservation and educational organisations and not-for-profit groups. On major projects, they work with highly skilled associate writers and editors, who combine corporate, government and mainstream media experience.
Managing Partner Tony Spencer-Smith is a leading corporate writer and writing trainer who has done strategic writing and editing for CEOs and other senior executives and improved the writing skills of employees at dozens of major companies.
He is an award-winning novelist, and was previously Editor-in-Chief of Reader’s Digest magazine in Australia as well as in South Africa.
Since 2004 he has developed and delivered a wide range of business writing training courses to blue-chip corporations, government departments and not-for-profit organisations including AMP, ATO, Austrade, Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Optus, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, Macquarie Bank and SunCorp.
As a corporate writer and editor, Tony has written speeches, thought leadership material, brochures and case studies, and edited books, reports and other documents, for a range of organisations including ASIC, the Australian Business Foundation, Cisco, Hudson Recruitment, IBM, NSW Natural Resources Commission, Microsoft , PricewaterhouseCoopers and the University of Newcastle.
His children's novel The Man who Snarled at Flowers won the biggest literary prize in South Africa, while his latest book The Essentials of Great Writing was published in Australia in 2009. Seewww.tonyspencersmith.com.
A highly experienced corporate communications professional, Managing Partner Linda Vergnani has edited websites, books, magazines, newspapers and custom publications.
She has completed contracts for organisations like NSW Department of Attorney General and Justice, WWF Australia, the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, Tourism Australia, the NSW Food Authority, IDP Education Australia, the University of Queensland, COAG Reform Council, TransGrid and Ricoh Australia.
She has a special interest in sustainability and is the director of our associated consultancy Eco Editors http://www.ecoeditors.com.au.
Her previous roles include Head of Communications for the Independent Development Trust (IDT), which distributed around A$1 billion in funding to over 8,800 health, education, infrastructure and rural development projects in South Africa.
With a background in the mainstream press, she is a former correspondent of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Her features have been published in around 30 newspapers and magazines on five continents. See http://www.lindavergnani.com.