Communicating and persuading, achieving presence, and using the power of words to negotiate and influence are where Hilary focuses her training and consultancy. Over sixteen years, she has helped communicators, writers, analysts and project managers with techniques for communicating directly, quickly and helpfully with busy senior staff and government ministers.
Hilary spent 17 years in marketing management and consultancy, having started her career in promotion writing, managing international marketing campaigns for a global publishing company. She is a specialist of technical report writing, working in the private and public sectors with intelligence analysts, the police, economists, financiers, actuaries, accountants, scientists, engineers, policy and legal writers. She is a frequent guest speaker at conferences for research and intelligence writers in government and the police.
She is qualified as a Premier Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
In an increasingly diverse employee market, her background in languages and in English as an Additional Language means she can coach and work expertly with audiences for whom English is not their first language.