Writers


Craig Derbenwick

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Craig is an investment writer based in Chicago, supporting our U.S. based clients. Craig has a B.A. with Honors in English from Northwestern University, an M.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, and a Certificate in Integrated Marketing from the University of Chicago. He also earned the Claritas Investment Certificate (now […]

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Rachel Christie

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Originally from New Zealand, Rachel has a solid background in marketing publications having worked in London for over ten years as a writer, project manager and consultant. Much of her career has been in financial services, completing contracts for clients like Fidelity Investments, Self Assured and M&S. With a flair for creative interactive content, multi-talented […]

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Mark is a writer and editor with more than 15 years’ experience. In addition to writing for asset managers, private banks and other financial services companies, Mark has strong experience of editing and producing content to activate banks’ sponsorship campaigns. A former journalist for The Telegraph, Mark is the author of several books, which have […]

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Mat Oakley is a former journalist with Bloomberg and Dow Jones, where he primarily covered equity and commodity markets. He has worked in Australia, Laos, Fiji, Thailand and has been based in Singapore since 2004.

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Garry joined Copylab in 2017, having spent eight years working in investment writing roles at Lazard Asset Management, M&G and Barings. Prior to this, he worked as a researcher for a B2B publisher and then as an RFP writer. Garry’s experience encompasses all aspects of investment writing, from fund reporting and thought leadership to sales […]

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Maggie’s 30 years in the media include seven years at the Daily Record and 18 years freelance for the national and Scottish press. She has undertaken copywriting projects for the re/insurance industry, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow Caledonian University and NHS Health Scotland. PR clients include Scottish Refugee Council, Glasgow Caledonian University and Netball Scotland. […]

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Sam has been a financial journalist since January 2005. Following an early career spanning advertising and television production, she has worked for a number of trade newspapers and magazines, including editing Financial Times Business’s flagship investment title. Since becoming freelance in 2013, she has worked across a number of trade and consumer-facing publications, including The […]

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Tim Hall joined Copylab in January 2018, bringing with him more than 11 years’ financial editorial experience. He has worked with leading global asset managers, brokerages, and securities exchanges while based in London and Moscow. His experience covers a broad range of sectors and asset classes, editing and translating publications from international teams of fund […]

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Stuart has over 30 years experience as a copywriter and 15 years experience as a workshop and course designer/leader (specialising in writing for business, tone of voice and presentation skills). He’s currently leading the Copylab team on developing and implementing tone of voice for NS&I. Other large-scale tone of voice projects include Scottish Life and […]

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Farah began working for Copylab in 2014 while attending the University of Glasgow to complete her Master of Letters in writing. She was previously a copy editor for a large US automotive publication after having received her BA in English from the University of Michigan. Farah returned to the US in 2016 and has continued […]

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