Freya O’Connell

May 17, 2024

Freya obtained her BSc in Plant Biology from the University of St Andrews then went on to complete a Masters in Plant Taxonomy and Biodiversity at the University of Edinburgh, in conjunction with the world-renowned Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, where her research project focused on the development of illustrated field identification keys.

Freya has 20 years’ experience in copy-editing and proof-reading, 15 of which were based in Japan, where she worked both in-house and freelance for two of the country’s leading English language editing companies. Her areas of expertise include botany, plant taxonomy and biodiversity, as well as environmental and biological science.

Freya is also a CELTA-qualified English language teacher, with more than 15 years’ experience teaching English as a Foreign Language to non-native speakers of all ages.