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About Genesys

Genesys was set up as a partnership by three principals in 1995, becoming a limited company in 1997. Later, two of the three retired at different times, and since 2003 Frances Follin has run the company, now Genesys Consultants Limited, trading as ‘Genesys’.

Genesys’ clients have included:

The Chartered Institute of Bankers, the Home Office Probation Service, Oxford University Press, Wiley Blackwell, the Association of Art Historians, the Management Charter Initiative, the Institute of Leadership and Management, the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners, the Tate Gallery, the Royal Institute of British Architects, Central Law Training, the Royal College of Art, International Compliance Training, Northumbria University and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.


frances follin managing director of genesys consultants editorial and proof reading services for publishingFrances Follin began her career in the printing industry, producing corporate annual reports and other financial materials, and fine art catalogues and commercial colour publications, for a City printing company. Later she worked in financial advertising and in print production roles for training materials publishers before founding Genesys with her two original partners. She has many years’ experience of editing and producing a wide variety of texts and has a wide range of contacts gained during her career.


  • Frances holds three degrees from London University:
    – BSc Biology
    – BA Art History
    – PhD Art History
  • Communications, Advertising and Marketing Education Foundation (CAM) Certificate in Communications Studies with distinction in Communications Practice
  • CAM Diploma in Advertising and Marketing with distinction in Marketing Strategy.

Professional associations

Frances is a member of the Association of Art Historians (AAH) and the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP). She has served as a trustee of the AAH, and has presented papers at AAH conferences and run workshops at SfEP conferences.

Frances’ profile is on LinkedIn




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About Genesys

Genesys Consultants Limited t/a Genesys

Registered address and place of business: 20 Norlands Crescent, Chislehurst BR7 5RN

Registered in England and Wales No. 4629693