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Lorne G. Ruffell, MA


Lorne has 20+ years' editing experience across a wide range of content including accounting, Asia, business, capital markets, China, copywriting, finance, Hong Kong, international affairs,  investment, Japan, Korea, law, marketing, medicine,  science & technology, securities trading, and wealth management, just to name a few. 

He holds a Master's degree in English from the University of Toronto and taught English in Asia for many years.  He did his undergrad at UWO and refuses to call it "Western University."  Before finally declaring his major in English, he studied business administration, economics,  algebra, calculus, French, and law so not your typical word nerd.  Please visit Lorne's LinkedIn profile for more information or to connect with him.

Editorial Skills

  • Copy editing
  • Editing translations
  • Online editing
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Rewriting
  • Stylistic editing
  • Translation, other
  • Writing


  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Business materials, general
  • Educational materials, general
  • Government materials, general
  • In-house publications
  • Magazines
  • Public relations materials
  • Reports, annual
  • Speeches
  • Subtitles
  • Textbooks, college and university
  • Textbooks, elementary and high school
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Websites


  • Asia
  • Business
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • Energy, mines and natural resources
  • Finance and taxation
  • Government
  • Grammar and linguistics
  • Health care
  • Industry and technology, general
  • Information technology
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Pedagogy
  • Philosophy