David Farbey

Technical Communication Specialist in London, United Kingdom

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I'm a retired R&D tax and grants reports specialist, a semi-retired technical communication consultant and technical writer and an aspiring photographer.

My last full time role was as Technical Consultancy Director for Myriad Associates a specialist R&D Tax Relief and R&D Grant Funding advisor.

Previously I had a 20+ year career in technical communication in the technology sector, during which time I wrote, edited, designed, developed, and delivered a wide range of technical and business documents for employers and clients in many industry sectors. For 10 years I was a part-time Associate Lecturer for the distance-learning MA in Technical Communication course at Sheffield Hallam University.

I was a volunteer Council Member of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators, and I chaired TCUK, the UK's leading annual conference for Technical Communication professionals, for four years (2012-2015). Subsequently I was Council Member responsible for Professional Development and Recognition, which included education, training and CPD.

I'm an active member of the Green Party, which campaigns for the environment and for progressive politics, and I'm also a Fellow of the RSA where progressive ideas to improve society are explored and developed.