Based close to Amsterdam in the Netherlands and established in 2008 by professional magazine editor and writer Russell Gilbert, The English Editors is an informal network comprising some of the most talented and respected freelance native English language editors, writers, journalists and creative copywriters he has had the good fortune to work with over the years.
The English Editors is founded on the certain knowledge that in an age of specialisation, no one person – no matter how professional or experienced – can cater for the unique and varied needs of every client.
Thus, and to paraphrase American President Woodrow Wilson, Russell Gilbert uses not only all the brains that he has, but also all the freelance brains that he can borrow.
Russell relocated to the relative quiet of Aalsmeer in 2007, after living and working in central London for more than 20 years.
As a professional editor working on magazines, websites and other publications across a diverse range of industry sectors, Russell has amassed a considerable wealth of hands-on experience. Publications he has worked on in an editorial capacity include:
This means that he is a skilled and highly professional editor, writer (click here for) and project manager with a deep knowledge of magazine publishing, editorial content creation, corporate communications, journalism, copywriting, editorial project management and website and app publishing.
In 2008, he decided to offer his skills and services as a freelance native English language editor, publishing consultant, copywriter and proofreader - a move that benefits an ever-growing number of appreciative clients (click here for a list of).
Russell Gilbert interviews Stefano Rosso, CEO of OTB Group.
Although based in a relatively quiet corner of the Netherlands, Russell's diverse client base – which includes corporate organisations, start-ups, highly ranked universities, international institutions, and respected academics – ensures he is always at the heart of the editorial action.
Russell Gilbert (centre) chairs a debate on business ethics with senior academics at Rotterdam School of Management.
In his spare time, Russell is a keen hunter of, an , and an enthusiastic cook. Find Russell Gilbert @ .
With many years of collective experience gained from working as magazine editors, professional native English language writers, copywriters, proofreaders and corporate communications specialists in the Netherlands and internationally, The English Editors provide a friendly and professional one-stop service for all your native English copywriting, editing and proofreading needs.
Russell Gilbert poses with Shaun Tomson, entrepreneur and former surfing world champion, after interviewing him for RSM Outlook magazine.
"We hebben verschillende projecten met Russell Gilbert gedaan en hij bewees een ervaren, betrouwbare en creatieve schrijver / redacteur te zijn."
Bert van Essen,
Copywriting, editing and
proofreading texts for the Master degree programme brochures of Malmo University,
"Russell has left us with a legacy of improvements and cost savings."
Willem Koolhaas, Director,
Corporate Marketing & Communications,
Rotterdam School of Management,