"... Margie has a very keen attention for detail and applies her technical knowledge to her editing. Additionally, she is well versed in the writing standards of the OECD, among others, which is a key asset. In addition to her expert editing skills, Margie is also very efficient and turns assignments around in a timely fashion..."
"Margie provided substantive editing expertise for two publications relating to Pacific tourism and its effect on island agriculture and food. Margie’s excellent quality of outputs and technical judgment exceeded the requirements expected. She has good communications skills and was able to work under pressure with minimal guidance...."
"We contracted Margie to edit technical papers for the 11th Meeting of Southwest Pacific Ministers for Agriculture 2015. We were impressed with the high level of editing and understanding of the content of the papers. Margie worked within very short deadlines and always delivered.
We will not hesitate to work with Margie again."
"I would like to express my sincere appreciation for the excellent copy editing job you did on two publications...I particularly appreciated the due diligence you demonstrated in double checking the references (including thorough internet searches), your careful reviews of word meanings, and your adherence to style conventions. I also appreciated your flexibility and willingness to accommodate my busy schedule."
"...MPF [Margie Peters-Fawcett] did a great job, catching many subtle (and some not so subtle) errors and ambiguities..."
"…She handled an enormous amount of work in the Knowledge Management component of the program, where she did outstanding work in coordinating, editing, and proofreading…."
"...She is also an experienced English editor, and works very well in both Spanish and French. I've really enjoyed working with Margie and will miss the energy she brought to the team."
"Margie and I worked on the development of the first manual of donor relations [program]...raising around $12 million per year at that time...[she] made substantial contributions to the structure and content of the manual...took the lead in editing the manual...Her contribution ensured that the manual was clear and professional."
“… has an impressively broad knowledge of, and experience in, international institutions, as well as the private sector…I can unreservedly recommend her for any senior position where her program start-up and editorial skills can be used."
"Margie was a tremendous asset to the Monitoring and Evaluation team...One of her major contributions was a set of guidelines for M&E for projects using concessional finance. She researched, laid out and edited the guidelines. Her helpful attitude and generous personality meant it was a pleasure to work with her."
Margie was assigned to assist in the procedures necessary to start a very complex ten-year, US$20-million, program relating to the development of eco-standards for four major agricultural commodities...Margie did an outstanding job in coordinating the components to get the program up and running. She is an excellent program administrator, as well as editor."
"...She is a good writer/editor, has developed processes and procedures to make the program better organized...
"I found Margie to be an excellent editor, copy editor, and proofreader… She provided excellent and thorough comments, was able to listen to authors’ recommendations, and was able to make the different writing styles consistent…Given the recognition of Margie’s outstanding skills, particularly in efficiently handling the different writing styles of a multitude of international writers, she was called on by other units to edit and manage the production process of their publications…"
"...Thanks for passing this on – some good grammatical lessons. I’ve responded to queries or requests for additional information in the text/comments."