Elaine Enslin is trading as Words Infinity, a registered sole proprietorship with the purpose of editing and proofreading.*
She is a member of both the Professional Editors’ Guild (PEG) and the Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA), and an individual member of the South African Translators’ Institute (SATI). Furthermore, Elaine is registered as an HR Professional with the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP), which is the quality assurance body of HR professionals in South Africa.
Elaine currently freelances as subeditor and proofreader for Interact Media Defined, a trade magazine publisher with a stable of established titles mainly focusing on mining; HVAC&R; building services; and water and sanitation. She subedits and proofreads nine of its printed titles, comprising RACA Journal; Cold Link Africa; Plumbing Africa; Water, Sewage & Effluent; The Civil Engineering Contractor; Plant Equipment & Hire; Quarry Southern Africa; Mining Mirror; and African Mining.
She is also engaged as supplier to perform ad hoc quality assurance (QA) work for management consultants LR Management Group.
Other former professional associations include those of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Kimberly-Clark, and GIBB Engineering & Architecture.
Elaine’s accolades include:
- Postgraduate Programme on Editing (with distinction) – University of Pretoria
- Honours Bachelor of Commerce with specialisation in Industrial Psychology – Unisa
- Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction) with specialisation in HR Management – University of Pretoria.