I am a former participant in the highly competitive UK Civil Service Fast Stream. Acceptance on this programme required, amongst other competencies, advanced literacy testing. The role demanded excellence in clear, concise and direct drafting. My duties included oral and written submissions and briefings to Ministers, writing presentations and public documents, and feeding back on colleagues' written work.
I have a BSc in Politics and an MSc in International Relations (with distinction) from the University of Bristol. I also have A...