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Meet the Team

Gerda Wever, CEO

gerdaGerda holds an MA from the University of Hertfordshire, UK, and a PhD from Simon Fraser University and works with scholars all over the world. She also teaches seminars in academic writing and APA formatting, and works with and translates manuscripts in German, Dutch, and English. She has published some 50 chapters, books, columns, articles, and opinion pieces, and presented her work at international conferences (Click here for a list of Gerda's publications). She previously worked as an editor for Elsevier, world-leading publisher of science and health, and served as an editorial board member for Room, Canada’s oldest feminist literary journal. In her free time she enjoys trail running with her rescue dogs.

Jesús Moreno

jesusbioJesús holds a BA and MA in Philosophy from Simon Fraser University, as well as a IB diploma from the United World College of the Adriatic, Italy. He is a native Spanish speaker and fluent Italian speaker with wide experience translating and interpreting from either language into English. Being multilingual, combined with his academic background, has gained him valuable insight into effective coaching methods for students seeking to improve their writing skills. He is now an editor and writing coach for The Write Room, a place where his analytic skills and practical knowledge of academic writing—together with his teaching experience—have found a supportive, client-oriented niche. Jesús indulges in his passion for philosophy and literature in his spare time. He also enjoys working out.

Tara Preissl

taraTara has performed various processing and administrative duties for The Write Room and The Write Room Press since 2009. At present her primary duty is handling the invoicing and processing of payments. She has enjoyed her experience assisting Dr. Gerda Wever and looks forward to continuing to watch the company grow. Tara is also a travel enthusiast who enjoys traveling throughout Europe.