Freelance copy editor and trainerIndia
After working as a scientist for a decade, Yateendra Joshi became a professional editor and has been one for more than 30 years. He worked with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, for 15 years; with the World Institute of Sustainable Energy for 10; and now divides his time between freelance copy-editing and teaching. He is an accredited editor with Diplomate status certified by the Board of Editors in Life Sciences, USA. Currently, only 30 editors worldwide are thus qualified. He also holds the Certificate of Advanced English awarded by Cambridge English Language Assessment, Cambridge University and was elected for the second term (2021–23) to the council of EASE, the European Association of Science Editors.
Yateen’s book, Communicating in Style, was endorsed by the late John le Carré in the following words: “A gem. Courteous, unfrightening and essential. A pocket companion to Fowler’s A Dictionary of Modern English Usage.”
Yateen is a member of the board of experts, National Association of Independent Writers & Editors, USA and a member of the editorial board of Information Design Journal. For more than 15 years, Yateen has also been conducting semester-long courses and shorter training programmes for academics and researchers on writing, publishing, and presenting.