Strategic Content is a content development and digital publishing consultancy run by writer, trainer and consultant Anna Faherty.

Anna works with clients to design, develop and implement successful publishing and communications projects across multiple platforms. She has twenty-five years’ experience of working with major global publishers and has collaborated with some of the world’s best known museums. Her services include scoping and strategic planning, writing, editing and content development as well as training and workshop facilitation. She has international experience, having spent extended periods of work and study in Australia, Seychelles and South Africa.

Anna is also an award-winning writer, teacher and researcher. Her online learning courses for Nelson Croom were part of a suite that won Silver in the Best Use of Social Media for Learning category at the 2012 elearning awards and she is a recipient of the Kingston University Technology Enhanced Learning award. Her academic research interests range from the development of new business models in book publishing to effective pedagogy for enterprise education. In 2014 she received the International Journal of the Book‘s International Award for Excellence.

  • Strategic, market-focused and outcome-oriented approach to product and content development
  • Excellent research, analysis, communication and organisational skills
  • Able to absorb complex new topics swiftly and interpret them clearly to non-specialist audiences
  • Flexible team player skilled at building effective business relationships at all levels

Visiting Lecturer, London College of Communication, University of the Arts
Sep 2018-

Visiting Lecturer, Department of English, City University
Sep 2018-

Honorary Lecturer, University College London
Apr 2016-

Associate Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University
Sep 2015-

Visiting Senior Fellow, Kingston University
Sep 2016-Aug 2019

Course Leader, MA Publishing, Kingston University
Sep 2014-Sep 2015

Senior Lecturer, Kingston University
Aug 2013-Sep 2015

Lecturer, Kingston University
Sep 2010-Aug 2013

Trustee, Ragged School Museum
Mar 2009-Sep 2011

Content Manager, The Science of…
Apr 2006-Mar 2007

Communication Consultant, Southern Science
Jan 2006-Mar 2006

Communication Consultant, Kruger National Park
Feb 2005-Jan 2006

Associate Director, Palgrave Macmillan
Jan 2002-Jan 2005

Commissioning Editor, Cengage Learning
May 1999-Jan 2002

Commissioning Editor, Pearson Education
Mar 1995-Mar 1999

Assistant Editor, Hodder Arnold
Aug 1991-Feb 1994

BA (Hons) Natural Sciences
Cambridge University

PGCert Science Communication
University of Pretoria/Cornell University

PGCert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education
Kingston University (with distinction)