global directory of translation services
 The translation workplace

Member since Oct '08

Working languages:
French to English

Simon Cole
My words - your meaning

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Local time: 20:44 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
Feedback from
clients and colleagues

on Willingness to Work Again info
2 positive entries

Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation
Specializes in:
Construction / Civil EngineeringMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Science (general)

French to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 GBP per word / 40 - 50 GBP per hour
Preferred currency GBP
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 98, Questions answered: 71, Questions asked: 19
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Experience Years of translation experience: 9. Registered at Feb 2008. Became a member: Oct 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MS-Visio, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Professional practices Simon Cole endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Simon Cole

Trained as a microbiologist, I worked for 23 years in technical support with industrial customers, solving process filtration problems mostly in the pharmaceutical industry. Lots of experience of GMP, process engineering, validation, SOPs and processing techniques. I travelled in much of Europe and many more distant parts of the world to visit industrial plants, managing support teams and contributing to the European senior management team, giving me a good basis in business management and finance. I was directly involved in implementing ISO9001 Quality systems in technical divisions in two companies.

I started translating in May 2006 and cover a wide range of projects, including Pharma (of course), but ranging from precision engineering, industrial machine tools, CAD studies of the Great Pyramid of Khufu (or Cheops) at Giza and major construction projects, to marketing proposals, scientific papers, air accident reports, business training courses, finance (IAS/IFTS2007), Quality Management (ISO9001) and Medical Device quality (ISO13485).
Keywords: Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, filtration, microbiology, building, construction, science, technical, preceision engineering, medical, polymers, management training, accounting Pharmaceutique, biotechnologie, microbiologie, bâtiment, technique, plastique, polymères, gestion, formation, comptabilité

Profile last updated
Nov 28

More translators and interpreters: French to English   More language pairs