Dr Simon Lavery, Associate
Simon read English at the University of Bristol, and was awarded his PhD in medieval English studies at Cambridge. He has taught English (including linguistics) at tertiary and degree level for many years.
He has published several academic works, as well as prose fiction and a literary blog. He has been a director of a company specialising in conducting independent investigations, providing quality assurance and proof-reading support in the delivery of reports and official documents.
Simon provides FM clients with professional writing coaching, focusing on providing assurance and writing for a public audience.
He takes a particular interest in providing written documents for public consumption that are both factually accurate and clearly expressed.
Simon has supported FM authors in the following work: 
  • Governance reviews
  • Independent Investigation reports
  • Serious Incident reports