Southland Independent Book Consultants

Below are the Independent Book Consultants listed within the Southland Region.

Jaimie-Leigh Jonker

Freelance science editor

  • Proofreading
  • Copyediting
  • Substantive editing (structure and content)
  • Revising and rewriting
  • Academic editing (all of the above, for academic papers and theses)

Jaimie-Leigh has a background in research science with a PhD in Zoology from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and a BSc in Zoology from the University of Otago. She has hands-on experience in publishing academic research papers and articles for the general public, and editing abstracts, conference presentations, research papers and undergraduate, Masters and PhD theses. Her editorial experience includes working with non-native English speakers to bring their writing up to a fluent standard. To round out her editorial know-how, Jaimie-Leigh has undertaken the Diploma in Publishing from Whitireia Polytechnic.
Whether your work requires a simple proofread or a thorough working over, Jaimie-Leigh can provide high quality editing services, for everything from technical scientific research papers to non-fiction books aimed at the general public.

Jaimie-Leigh welcomes enquiries and would love to help you perfect your writing.

Contact details: Jaimie-Leigh Jonker, Ph: 022 173 2029, Email:

We are always looking for more people to add to this directory so if you are competent, professional, able to provide a service and would like to be listed on this page please contact us.