As CEO of You Are Write Editing and Translation Limited, Gillian Whylie is a consultant editor, proofreader and communications specialist. From 2003, she spent seven years working as an Editor and Proofreader with the United Nations and related specialised agencies in Geneva, Switzerland, then seven years as a Technical Editor at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Geneva. Prior to that, she performed public relations and journalism functions in several commercial areas, including the Caribbean maritime industry.
Gillian Whylie is enthusiastic about French cuisine and wine, dance, jazz, travel, languages, swimming and the promotion of healthy lifestyles. She is President of the Alliance Française de la Jamaïque, and a member of the Jamaican German Society as well as the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (UK).