Sylva is a native English speaker with extensive experience in academic and market-based editing, proofreading, copywriting, and journalism. An Editor and Quality Assurance Professional, she undertakes editing, research, and writing projects for clients both in Greece and internationally. As owner of SMC Professional, major clients include the European Commission (CORDIS), European Environmental Agency, Greek Ministry of Education, and university professors, doctoral candidates, psychologists, and sole proprietors and private companies.
Her main areas of focus are doctoral dissertations (EFL and English native speakers); academic research projects (peer-reviewed publications); market and industry-specific reports/materials; content development for websites, handbooks, and training manuals; and development of emergency evacuation protocols. She also develops and optimises CVs and résumés, and offers a comprehensive and targeted personal branding service (streamlining biographical content across CVs, and social media and professional networking platforms).
In addition, Sylva is a published author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles (spanning topics on education, science, entrepreneurship, eHealth, immigration, and gender studies) and one co-authored book (Female Immigrant Entrepreneurs). She is Managing Editor of a series of entrepreneurship books (Routledge) and also Managing Editor for two peer-reviewed journals (International Journal of Technology Enhanced Education and International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies).