About us

Helius has been providing services to publishers for over three decades,

Helius is based in Rochester and Brighton, UK, and is run by Julie Gorman and Rich Cutler.

Julie Gorman is fascinated by science and literature. After graduating with a BSc(Hons) degree in chemistry, she gained certificates in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and English for Special Purposes. Her first job in publishing was as a journals production editor for Elsevier. She later joined Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, again as a journals editor.

Rich Cutler has had a life-long interest in the sciences and the visual arts, and has a BSc(Hons) degree in chemistry and an MA (Distinction) in fine-art photography. He is also drawn to language, and helped to write the Bloomsbury English Dictionary and the Collins English Dictionary. He started his publishing career as a journals production editor at Pergamon Press, leaving to become a books production editor at Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. He is an Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) – and holds its highest qualification of Registered Copy-editor.