Meri Paterson

The ideas business and other interests

CV

This is a headlines-only version of my CV. If you’re interested in more details, you may email me.

Currently

Senior Consultant, GreySpark Partners (January 2019–)
I work in the FinTech strategy team, helping investors assess opportunities and technology vendors make most of theirs.

Career history

Analyst Consultant, GreySpark Partners (December 2017–)

Commissioning Editor, Piatkus Non-Fiction, Little, Brown Book Group (March 2015–August 2016)
I acquired new titles for the business and personal development list. Projects included:

9780349413051 (1) 9780349411378 9780349411903Single-Minded by Claude Littner

Assistant Editor, Octopus Publishing Group (January 2014–February 2015)
I project-edited some of my own titles, including:

More Time to Think Roast Figs Sugar Snow Little Leon Sweet Treats Little Leon Lunchbox

Editorial Assistant, Octopus Publishing Group (September 2012–January 2014)
I provided editorial and administrative support to the editorial department, working on illustrated non-fiction books.


Education

Imperial College Business School (2016–2017)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Graduated with Merit

Aberystwyth University, Wales (2010–2011)
English with Information Studies (Erasmus student exchange)
Member of Debating Society

University of Tampere, Finland (2006–2011)
BA English Translation with Comparative Literature

Tampereen Lyseon Lukio Senior Secondary School, Finland (2002–2005)
International Baccalaureate Diploma


Skills and interests

Volunteered for The Society of Young Publishers (January 2013–August 2016). Committee positions included Special Events Coordinator and Marketing Manager.

Completed a 50,000-word novel draft for National Novel Writing Month in November 2012.

Languages spoken: English, Finnish, Swedish, elementary German

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Last updated: July 2017