Tim Buckley Owen

Tim is an independent information skills trainer and a writer on the information industry with 40 years’ experience in the information profession. His career has encompassed information management, writing, editing, training, government policy advice and corporate media & marketing.  He has worked in local government, non departmental public bodies and the not-for-profit sector, and for commercial publishers and consultants.

Currently offering two courses for Westminster Explained on the crucial skill of summarising documents accurately and quickly, he also runs courses for training providers and private clients on enquiry handling, abstracting, information packaging and presentation, and basic information management skills.  In addition, he writes regularly on business and government information issues for the specialist publisher FreePintThe sixth edition of his classic textbook Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time was published in 2012 by Facet Publishing.