Mark Biss is a process analyst / technical writer in Melbourne, Australia. He has 20 years’ experience remediating documentation in different industries. Mark combines process logic with plain language to minimise the “cost of confusion”. Mark has an MBA (Monash University), Graduate Certificate in Linguistics (Open University) and Six Sigma certification.
Robert Eagleson has been involved in ground- breaking plain English work in Australia. He contributed extensively to the first plain English legal document (a car insurance policy) in 1976. As commissioner in charge of the plain English reference to the Victorian Law Reform Commission, he demonstrated that even complex legislation could be written in plain […]
Dr Neil James is Executive Director of the Plain English Foundation in Australia, which combines plain English training, editing and evaluation with a campaign for more ethical public language. Neil has published three books and over 90 articles and essays on language and literature. He is a regular speaker about language in the media throughout […]
Managing Director Words and Beyond (Australia) Christopher is a sea-kayaker, a former lawyer, a past- president of Clarity, a plain-language advocate and practitioner, and chair of the International Plain Language Federation’s Standard’s Committee. He founded (and sold) Cleardocs. com and founded, and is the Managing Director of, Words and Beyond.