David S. Greer
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Specializing in legal and governmental reports.
David Greer (BA, LLB) is a writer and certified structural, stylistic and copy editor. As deputy chief of BC Hansard (the report of parliamentary debates), he wrote the organization’s style manual for editors. His in-house editing experience elsewhere in the public service and as a freelancer has included numerous government publications and annual reports. As a writer, he is the sole or principal author of three trade and academic books, including Blue Genes: Sharing and Conserving the World’s Aquatic Biodiversity. David worked for several years as a mediator with the B.C. and Alberta Ombudsperson Offices and the B.C. Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner, and has served as an elected representative with the Islands Trust.
|Skills||Book design, Business editing, Copy editing, Editing, Non-fiction editing, Plain Language editing, Proofreading, Structural editing, Stylistic editing, Substantive editing, Writing|
|Subject / Areas of Interest||Book publishing, Environmental editing, Government publications, Law, Non-fiction|
|Types of Publications||Annual Reports, Blogs, Policy documents, Reports|
|Citation styles||Chicago, CP (Canadian Press), In-house styles, Legal Citations, MLA|