“Fantastic attention to detail, great organisational skills and a wonderful can-do attitude… a brilliant team member and a genuine pleasure to work with: I honestly don't know a single person with a bad word to say about him.”
“Approachable and fun, but deeply knowledgeable and hard-working too… I could think of no better teacher.”
“Approachable, patient and trusting, he motivates everyone around him to be the very best they possibly can be… His bubbly, fun personality coupled with his exceptional industry knowledge and experience makes Gary an absolute joy to work with and learn from… a truly excellent person to have on your team…. the crème de la crème of colleagues.”
“Everything I could ask for in a manager… a sharp editor with an eye for a good story… no matter the day - and no matter the challenges we were facing - Gary brought an upbeat attitude.”
“A constant source of support, advice and creative inspiration… always approachable, amiable and downright hilarious. It's hard to imagine a better colleague.”
“So friendly and approachable he immediately puts you at ease. He’s fun, knowledgable and patient… Everything he did made sense and he was always keen to explain the reasoning behind it… Loved working for him.”
“One of the most talented writers you will find and a masterful storyteller in written and spoken word… a fantastic nurturer of young talent… talented, patient, enthusiastic and supportive… it was an absolute pleasure to have worked alongside him.”
“A brilliant writer and editor whose wit, soul and intelligence helped create a warm, family atmosphere while delivering world-class content.”
“Terrific at so many things, it would be annoying if he wasn't such a kind, positive, considerate, likeable person. He is a superb writer… insightful, knowledgeable and adaptable... as a manager, he was incredibly supportive and encouraging… someone you can trust, respect, like and learn from. What better kind of colleague is there?”
“A joy to work with… his grasp of the digital/ online world was better than any editor I have worked with… an excellent writer and hilarious guy who actually made going into mundane meetings enjoyable!”
“Meticulous, really good fun to be around and above all, incredibly approachable… When he came into the office there was always an immediate lift in the atmosphere. He struck the balance between professionalism and striving for excellence with personal development and joyful enthusiasm to perfection. The man is brilliant and hilarious in equal measure - it’s a winning formula.”
“Any team of writers or digital content producers would benefit from Gary's editing skills, professionalism, approachability and ability to cultivate talent.”
“Very clear in providing briefs… I found him to be helpful, professional and willing to listen to any ideas.”
“A pleasure to work with, always patient and responsive while ensuring a high standard of work. He demonstrated a deep care and understanding for the brand… he managed to combine consummate professionalism with being a very approachable and friendly colleague.”
“One of the best editors I have worked under. Always friendly, he welcomes new ideas and teaches in a considered and diplomatic way… his approach to managing gets the best out of his writers due to his personable demeanour and enthusiasm.”
“One of the best I’ve worked with.”
“Gary is hard-working, thorough, reliably funny and generally a lovely guy.”
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Whether on video or before a live audience, I don’t mind being stared at.
I like to make people better at what they do. They seem to enjoy my help.