Close this message

Emma Murray

Emma Murray - Ghostwriter

London, United Kingdom

Ghostwriter and author (business management, higher education, psychology) with over 15 years' experience working with professional clients.

Overview

Firstly, many thanks for reviewing my profile. Let me tell you a little about me. I am originally from Co. Dublin, Ireland but I have lived in London for almost 20 years. I attended university in Co. Dublin, where I graduated with BA Honours Degree in English and Spanish, and later, a higher diploma in Business Studies and IT. Following my move to London in 1999, I worked in financial services for almost a decade before becoming a full-time freelance writer. Since then, I have collaborated on many different types of projects with professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds.

My specialist topics include: business and management, higher education, and psychology.
I have collaborated on many ghostwriting projects (books, articles etc.) with some very interesting people. For confidentiality reasons, I am unable to disclose the names of some of my clients (many of whom are in the public eye) , but I am permitted to share the following list with you:

Mike O’ Toole, MD, Morgan Stanley
Brad Borkan, SAP Software Solutions
Jason Manolopoulos, CIO, Dromeus Capital
Lewis Gordon Pugh, Maritime Lawyer
Dr Michael Sinclair, City psychologist
David Taransaud, psychotherapist
Graham Johnson, journalist and author
Heidi Neck, professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Babson College, Boston.
Chris Neck, professor of Management, Arizona State University.
Jeff Houghton, professor of Management, West Virginia University.


Publishers I have worked with include: SAGE, Wiley, Wiley-Capstone, How To Books, Karnac, Arcturus, and Crimson.

I write in both US English and UK English.

As an author, my current projects include academic texts: Management (Wiley 2016); and Entrepreneurship (Sage 2017).


Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Education & Reference Philosophy Psychology Self-help & Self-improvement Social & Behavioral Sciences

Work experience

Marketing Executive

Northern Trust, Canary Wharf, London

May, 2005 – May, 2007 (about 2 years)

Preparing Request for Proposal (RFP) case studies based on extensive market research
Writing articles and white papers
Drafting speeches and presentations for local management

Business Development and Marketing Manager

The Capita Group

January, 2004 – April, 2005 (about 1 year)

Preparing and writing proposals and quotations targeted at new and existing business
Writing industry and regulations papers for existing clients
Writing and preparing the Monthly Report based on market research and industry updates
Writing for in-house publications and the company website.

Contractor, Sydney Australia

Deutsche Bank/ Bank of America, Sydney

August, 2002 – May, 2003 (9 months)

Feb 2003 – Apr 2003 Settlements Team, Deutsche Bank, Sydney
Oct 2002 – Jan 2003 Corporate Client Services Team, Bank of America, Sydney

Associate - Equity Operations

Morgan Stanley

May, 2000 – July, 2002 (about 2 years)

Supporting all client related queries from trading to settlement
Client Relationship Management
Internal liaison for sales traders/settlements/Prime Brokerage/Compliance
Writing client reports and presentations based on extensive market research
Developing/testing/presenting new systems

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset

Heidi M. Neck, Christopher P. Neck, Emma L. Murray

From Heidi Neck, one of the most influential thinkers in entrepreneurship education today, Chris Neck, an award-winning professor, and Emma Murray, business consultant and author, comes this ground-breaking new text. Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset catapults students beyond the classroom by helping them develop an entrepreneurial mindset so they can create opportunities and take act... read more

From Heidi Neck, one of the most influential thinkers in entrepreneurship education today, Chris Neck, an award-winning professor, and Emma Murray, business consultant and author, comes this ground-breaking new text. Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset catapults students beyond the classroom by helping them develop an entrepreneurial mindset so they can create opportunities and take act... read more

Organizational Behavior: A Critical-Thinking Approach

Christopher P. Neck, Jeffery D. Houghton, Emma L. Murray

Organizational Behavior: A Critical-Thinking Perspective, by Christopher P. Neck, Jeffery D. Houghton, and Emma L. Murray, provides insight into OB concepts and processes through a first-of-its kind active learning experience. Thinking Critically challenge questions tied to Bloom’s taxonomy appear throughout each chapter, challenging students to apply, analyze, and create. Unique, engaging cas... read more

Organizational Behavior: A Critical-Thinking Perspective, by Christopher P. Neck, Jeffery D. Houghton, and Emma L. Murray, provides insight into OB concepts and processes through a first-of-its kind active learning experience. Thinking Critically challenge questions tied to Bloom’s taxonomy appear throughout each chapter, challenging students to apply, analyze, and create. Unique, engaging cas... read more

Management

Christopher P. Neck, Charles Lattimer, Jeff Houghton

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Alan Sugar Way: 10 Secrets of the Boardroom's Toughest Interviewer

Emma Murray

Alan Sugar is a business legend. When it comes to business, Sugar is both feared and fearless. Shrewd businessman, inspirational figure and sweet-talking star of The Apprentice, this man knows how to strike a deal. The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Alan Sugar Way draws out the universal lessons from Alan Sugar's remarkable success and identifies 10 strategies that can be applied to ... read more

Alan Sugar is a business legend. When it comes to business, Sugar is both feared and fearless. Shrewd businessman, inspirational figure and sweet-talking star of The Apprentice, this man knows how to strike a deal. The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Alan Sugar Way draws out the universal lessons from Alan Sugar's remarkable success and identifies 10 strategies that can be applied to ... read more

How to succeed as a Freelancer in Publishing: The Complete Guide

Emma Murray, Charlie Wilson

How to Succeed as a Freelancer in Publishing: The Complete Guide This book tells you how to build a successful freelance business around supplying publishing services. The publishing industry depends on freelancers: writers and editors, proofreaders and designers, PR and typesetters. For those in the know, there is a wealth of opportunities on offer. Graduates, retired professionals, in-house ... read more

How to Succeed as a Freelancer in Publishing: The Complete Guide This book tells you how to build a successful freelance business around supplying publishing services. The publishing industry depends on freelancers: writers and editors, proofreaders and designers, PR and typesetters. For those in the know, there is a wealth of opportunities on offer. Graduates, retired professionals, in-house ... read more

Share this profile :)

It's time to tell the world about this Reedsy profile!

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 200+ profiles.

276ee6489a7913bd1d8138dd363ee7b709a78b10

Daniel McNeill

Prize-winning, best-selling, Harvard-educated ghostwriter. Author of acclaimed books in science, business, and many other fields.

Los Angeles, CA, United States

60fc76d399d470dd04a3d3a7b3cf26570fa766a9

Toni Robino

I love helping people turn great ideas into books. A number of my clients have titles on the NYT bestseller list.

Colorado, United States

To view 200+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

To view 200+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

Sign up to read the full review

and view 200+ profiles.