Ayesha Chari

Advanced Professional Member
Location Wymondham, Norfolk, UK
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Copy-editing, editing non-native English, rewriting, on-screen editing, proofreading, on-screen proofreading, research, STM levels 1–3, referencing


Books, journals, monographs, multi-author books, theses and dissertations


Freelance since 2013 (previously freelance 2011–12); editor (trade, academic, fiction & non-fiction – humanities and social sciences), Seagull Books Pvt Ltd, Calcutta, India, 2006–11 and 2013; assistant editor (copy-editing – STM journals, particularly bio-medical), Macmillan India Ltd, 2004–06

Recent training

Web Editing (SfEP) 2018, Going freelance and staying there (SfEP) 2017, Efficient Editing (SfEP) 2017, Rewriting and substantive editing (Oxford Publishing Group, Oxford Brookes University) 2016, Project management (Oxford Publishing Group, SfEP) 2015, Copy-editing 2: Progress (SfEP) 2014


Kognity (Sweden); London School of Economics (UK); The Language Editor (UK); SLG Press (Oxford); UN University World Institute for Development Economics Research (Finland); Sunrise Setting Ltd (UK); Oxford University Press (UK); Menard Press (UK); SR Nova–Techset (India); Seagull Books Pvt Ltd (India); independent authors and PhD students (UK)


Academic (general), biology, business/business studies, earth sciences, country/area studies (India, developing countries, South-east Asia), economics, education, engineering (biomedical, general), English literature (literature in translation, world literature), environment/energy, geography (sustainable development), life sciences (anthropology), management, medicine, non-fiction (general), philosophy, physics, social sciences/studies (culture studies, sociology), STM, tourism/travel (India), transport (policy and planning)


BA Education (subsidiary subjects: English, history, environmental science), MA Education (special education & educational management)