David S. Greer



David S. Greer



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Specializing in legal and governmental reports.

Personal Biography

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