Editor Group
Expert writers and editors

Expert writers and editors with a passion for telling your story |

We can help you use the power of great writing and perfect language to grow your sales, build your brand and reputation, and meet your compliance needs. We deliver by applying our editorial skills, industry knowledge, the latest technology and more than 25 years of global experience.

We're a global leader in delivering editorial services for private sector, public sector and non-profit organisations. Four values guide us every day.

Whether we’re writing something new or refining an existing draft, we work hard to ensure that every content item we work on is a pleasure to read, factually accurate and word-perfect.

We go out of our way to satisfy the needs clients, colleagues and others. This means being responsive, reliable, focused on results and easy to work with.

We know it’s a significant step to outsource writing and editing tasks. We work efficiently and use the latest technology to deliver value for money and produce content that our clients’ audiences will find valuable.

We believe in forming trusted, long-term relationships that go beyond the everyday. From industry insights to career support and reading recommendations, we’re there for our clients and partners always.

We’re here to help you reach your goals.

With backgrounds in journalism, publishing, business and politics, our team integrates exceptional editorial skills with deep industry and policy knowledge. Our leaders are located in Australia, Singapore and the United States, backed by talented full-time staff and external partners.

Expert writers and editors - Grant Butler
Grant Butler

Founder and Director

Grant Butler started Editor Group in 1998 and remains hands on as a leading writer, editor and trainer. Previously a journalist with The Australian Financial Review, Grant has written a book on thought leadership writing, likes cycling and is based in Sydney.

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Expert writers and editors - Susan Moore
Susan Moore

General Manager

Susan is a highly experienced communications professional who manages our operations and business development, while working closely with selected clients. Susan previously led Gartner’s communications in Asia Pacific and held other senior roles in technology-related public relations. She holds a Master of Applied Linguistics.

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Expert writers and editors - Glenn Rees
Glenn Rees

Senior Manager, Writing

Glenn is one of Australia’s most experienced technology writers and editors. He has worked on high-profile reports, by-line articles and other projects for major clients. Glenn has also held senior editorial roles at leading Australian publications including iTnews and PC User.

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Expert writers and editors - Lesley Lopes
Lesley Lopes

Managing Editor

Lesley manages the day-to-day work of our writers, editors and proofreaders. She was a journalist and editor at some of Australia’s largest publishing companies before joining Editor Group in 2014. Lesley loves to read and visit art galleries.

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Expert writers and editors - Melissa de Villiers
Melissa de Villiers

Senior Manager, Singapore

Melissa leads Editor Group’s Singapore office. Before joining Editor Group, she worked as a writer and editor with commercial and government clients in Singapore and London. Melissa’s short story collection, The Chameleon House, is published by Modjaji Books.

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Olivia McDowell

Senior Writer & Editor (New York)

Olivia is our senior writer and editor in New York and has been with Editor Group since 2010. She has a background in law and journalism, and her passions include travel, baking and the correct use of hyphens.

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Olivia Baume

Editor & Proofreader

Olivia is a talented editor and proofreader for Editor Group. She has worked on a range of business and government reports, proposals and articles. She studied Communications and Gender Studies at the University of Sydney. Her passions include travel and creative writing.

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Damien Choy

Editor & Proofreader

Damien has worked with clients from the worlds of technology, the arts, retail and education. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) with Honours in Art History from The University of Sydney. When he’s not editing others’ words, he enjoys writing his own and reading up on art, food and current affairs.

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Manuelita Contreras

Writer & Editor

Manuelita joined Editor Group in March 2018 as a writer. Now based in Sydney, she spent 12 years in Singapore, where she covered Asian markets as a journalist and later as a research analyst. She has written stories for children.

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Kim Irving

Senior Editor

Kim is one of our senior editors, responsible for reviewing, editing and proofreading large and small documents for print and online. She has worked as a journalist in Sydney, London and South Africa, and likes books and movies.

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Keshavi Jeyaseelan

Writer & Editor

Keshavi writes for a broad range of our business and government clients, and plays a key role in managing our firm’s operations. She studied Commercial Law & Political Science, and completed an Honours degree in Government/International Relations, at the University of Sydney. She is fluent in Bahasa Malaysia.

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Alan Mascarenhas

Specialist Writer & Editor

Alan has an extensive background in corporate communications, journalism and politics. He has written for top organisations and CEOs, advised political leaders and worked for The Sydney Morning Herald. He holds a Bachelor of Arts/Law (First Class Honours) from The University of Sydney and Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago.

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Huntley Mitchell

Senior Writer & Editor

Huntley is an experienced business writer with a strong understanding of marketing, technology and financial services. Before joining us, he worked in content marketing and as a journalist for the marketing bible B&T, mortgage broking magazine The Adviser and leading travel industry publication Travel Weekly.

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Elmandi du Toit

Editor & Proofreader

Elmandi is a versatile editor with wide-ranging experience in business communications across many sectors. She has held content development and production roles in Australia, the United Kingdom and South Africa, and has a special interest in accessibility and inclusive language.

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Meredith Tucker

Senior Editor

Meredith is an expert writer and editor who has worked with clients in higher education, the heritage sector and local government. She has worked as a journalist and communications advisor, and enjoys running, writing and cake – not necessarily in that order.

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Ylla Watkins

Senior Writer & Editor

Ylla is a talented business writer and editor. She has held senior roles at major Australian publications, as well as worked in corporate communications for NSW Business Chamber. Ylla is a keen ‘foodie’ and has contributed to leading restaurant guides.

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Jenny Welsh

Editor & Proofreader

Jenny is an expert editor with a deep background in IT, having held senior engineering roles at global technology organisations including HPE. She has a degree in modern languages and is completing a Masters in Publishing.

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Glenn Rees

Senior Manager, Writing

Glenn is one of Australia’s most experienced technology writers and editors. He has worked on high-profile reports, by-line articles and other projects for major clients. Glenn has also held senior editorial roles at leading Australian publications including iTnews and PC User.

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Grant Butler

Founder and Director

Grant Butler started Editor Group in 1998 and remains hands on as a leading writer, editor and trainer. Previously a journalist with The Australian Financial Review, Grant has written a book on thought leadership writing, likes cycling and is based in Sydney.

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Lesley Lopes

Managing Editor

Lesley manages the day-to-day work of our writers, editors and proofreaders. She was a journalist and editor at some of Australia’s largest publishing companies before joining Editor Group in 2014. Lesley loves to read and visit art galleries.

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Melissa de Villiers

Senior Manager, Singapore

Melissa leads Editor Group’s Singapore office. Before joining Editor Group, she worked as a writer and editor with commercial and government clients in Singapore and London. Melissa’s short story collection, The Chameleon House, is published by Modjaji Books.

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Olivia McDowell

Senior Writer & Editor (New York)

Olivia is our senior writer and editor in New York and has been with Editor Group since 2010. She has a background in law and journalism, and her passions include travel, baking and the correct use of hyphens.

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Susan Moore

General Manager

Susan is a highly experienced communications professional who manages our operations and business development, while working closely with selected clients. Susan previously led Gartner’s communications in Asia Pacific and held other senior roles in technology-related public relations. She holds a Master of Applied Linguistics.

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Supporting clients across sectors

We serve leading businesses worldwide in technology, finance, professional services and other sectors. Our team integrates exceptional editorial skills with a deep understanding of our clients’ industries. Here are just some of the organisations we’ve helped.

  • AECOM
  • Ashurst
  • ASX
  • Boral
  • Cisco
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • DHL
  • Essential Energy
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • IBM
  • Insignia Financial
  • Intel
  • Judo Bank
  • Kearney
  • Medibank
  • Microsoft
  • Origin Energy
  • Salesforce
  • Singtel Optus
  • State Super
  • United Overseas Bank
  • Verizon
  • Vocus Communications
  • Westpac Banking Corporation
  • Woolworths Group

We serve leading businesses worldwide in technology, finance, professional services and other sectors. Our team delivers value by combining exceptional editorial skills with a deep understanding of our clients’ industries. Here are just some of the companies and firms we’ve helped.

  • AECOM
  • Ashurst
  • ASX
  • Boral
  • Cisco
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • DHL
  • Essential Energy
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • IBM
  • Insignia Financial
  • Intel
  • Judo Bank
  • Kearney
  • Microsoft
  • Origin Energy
  • Salesforce
  • Singtel Optus
  • State Super
  • United Overseas Bank
  • Verizon
  • Vocus Communications
  • Westpac Banking Corporation
  • Woolworths Group

We serve a wide range of government departments and agencies in Australia, Singapore and beyond. Our team delivers value by combining exceptional editorial skills with a deep understanding of the public sector and policy issues. Here are just some of the bodies we’ve supported.

  • ACT Integrity Commission
  • Attorney-General’s Department
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • ASIC
  • Clean Energy Regulator
  • Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • eHealth NSW
  • Ministry of Manpower (Singapore)
  • NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • NSW Department of Planning and Environment
  • NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • NSW Public Service Commission
  • Office of the Children’s Guardian
  • SGInnovate
  • Sydney Water

We serve a wide range of for-purpose and educational organisations worldwide, including charities, think tanks, universities, management schools and vocational skills providers. We are pleased to help our clients secure funding, attract students, present thought leadership and drive change.

  • Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre
  • Business Sydney
  • e61 Institute
  • Corporate Mental Health Alliance
  • Exchange for Change
  • INSEAD
  • Opera Australia
  • Reconciliation Australia
  • Sydney Writers’ Festival
  • The Smith Family

Recent case studies

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BusinessFeaturedResearch
Collinson, a global leader in traveller experiences and customer engagement, commissioned Editor Group to create an in-depth report analysing what today’s Asia Pacific consumers expect from brands and companies.
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FeaturedGovernment
The Attorney-General’s Department asked Editor Group to help edit and proofread the 12-volume, 750,000-word final report of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
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Tech
Every year, this multinational company generates hundreds of case studies describing how customers are using its technologies and the benefits they have gained.

Government panels

We are a member of various Australian and NSW Government procurement panels.

Australian Government

Services Australia - Expert writers and editors
Services Australia

As a member of the Creative and Digital Communication Panel, we are a preferred supplier of writing, editing, proofreading and communication strategy services for more than 60 participating federal agencies.

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Editor Group is accredited to provide NHMRC with editorial services to help develop ethical guidelines and evidence-based health advice and resources. NHMRC draws on resources from throughout the health system to promote the development and maintenance of public and individual health standards.

NSW Government

Advertising and Digital Communications Services Prequalification Scheme (hosted by the Department of Premier and Cabinet)

Our accreditation under this scheme prequalifies us to work on projects for all NSW Government agencies. This includes writing original copy, providing editing and proofreading services, and helping agencies develop digital communication strategies.

Performance and Management Services Scheme (hosted by the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation)

We are prequalified to provide technical writing and strategic communications advice to NSW Government agencies, and to help produce media and publicrelations material.

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