Bid Writers

Here is a selection of our experienced bid writers

We have others and, if you need a specialist in sectors that we don’t currently cover, we will go out and find someone for you at no extra charge. Please note that, owing to client confidentiality, we cannot share samples of the writers’ work and some of the writers are unable to disclose the names of a number of their clients.

An unusual hybrid of bid writer/manager and creative copywriter, Vanessa is responsible for public and private sector contract wins worth tens of billions. With over two decades’ experience of devising strategy, managing and writing content for highly competitive markets, she brings B2C creative flair to the bid writing process. Skilled at reading between the lines to identify end customer ‘hot buttons’, she is equally adept at communicating clients’ points of difference and USPs. 

Having worked globally within both client marketing teams and advertising agencies, Vanessa is used to refining documents originated by non-native English speakers and writing in a style that achieves cleaner, more accurate translations into multiple languages.

She has held government security clearance for tenders to departments including the MoD and MoJ, and their equivalents across the EMEA region.

Her clients have included:

  • Motorola
  • Harland and Wolff

A senior communications, marketing and bid professional with over 25 years’ experience, Sharon has played a leading role in crafting winning bid submissions for high-value highways and infrastructure tenders. She supports clients with review and challenge as well as expertise in bid writing. 

A collaborative, end-to-end member of every team she works with, Sharon makes a difference at every stage of the bidding process. Her strategic insights and cross-industry knowledge support teams at the bid kickoff and response planning stages. Her collaborative working style means she works closely with technical experts to bring the right level of technical detail and evidence as responses develop. She excels In the final stages of a submission, bringing creativity and meticulous editing skills to ensure a polished, consistent and compelling product. Sharon combines bid-writing with communications, PR and journalism, recently with a well-received series of articles for Lloyd’s Register Foundation and for the HSE’s Discovering Safety programme. She has compiled and edited annual reports for Tier 1 companies and the NHS.

Her clients include:

  • Amey 
  • Solutions4Health
  • Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust
  • OHLA construction
  • Kier
  • Stantec

A construction industry bid writer by background, Patrice has crafted winning public and private sector tender responses for some of the UK’s largest building companies. Having gained an MA in creative writing, she has since branched out into creative copywriting and editorial content – experience that has honed her story-driven approach to proposal writing and given her an impressive grasp of the broader marketing landscape.

Whether she’s writing bids, case studies, articles or brochures, she maintains a clear focus on aligning her clients’ key messages with their end-users’ challenges. She is also a skilled InDesign user, and can deliver impactful layouts to complement her persuasive copy. 


Her clients include:

  • Willmott Dixon Construction
  • Tilbury Douglas
  • Aptus Construction
  • Mullenlowe Group
  • Resilient Human
  • Chilmark Cricket Club
  • Libera Brand Building

A bid writer, content creator and PR professional, who has worked for a portfolio of cross-sector B2B and B2C clients spanning tech, professional services, legal, government, civil engineering and healthcare. As well as writing winning proposals, she has worked on bid strategy at national and regional levels, and runs workshops and masterclasses to upskill internal bid teams.  

Unusually, Michelle has experience both of drafting public sector contracts and of evaluating  tender responses – giving her a deep understanding of how bids should be shaped for maximum impact.  

Her clients have included:

  • Telent
  • EY
  • Colas
  • Siemens
  • Pearson
  • Qatar Airways

With 20 years’ experience as a bid writer, copywriter, and editorial professional, Tony is equally at home working with public, private and voluntary sector clients.  His multi-sector experience spans civil engineering, construction, rail, utilities, highways, education and nuclear power. Specialising in translating technical information into persuasive, bid-winning content, he is happy to embed within cross-functional bid teams and contribute to every stage of the process from planning through to proofreading. 

His clients include:

  • Kier Highways
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Bombardier–Hitachi 
  • Carillion
  • Alstom Rail

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