Subject areas: banking, finance, stock trading, accounts, law (especially contracts), computer software (especially SAP) and economics.
Extensive commercial experience as a credit controller prior to becoming a freelance translator.
Former part-time lecturer in German Language of Economics at Southbank University.
Postgraduate Certificate in Technical and Specialised Translation, Westminster University (Result: Distinction). The course included financial, accounting and legal texts.
Diploma in Translation, IOL (Result: Merit).
BA (Hons) Modern Languages with International Studies. Result: 2.1 with Distinction.
The final degree mark was the highest awarded to anyone on the course in the year I graduated. My marks for the German translation papers were well in excess of the marks required for a first. Final year subjects included: German; German Economics; International Economics; International Business; International Marketing; German Politics.
German A Level - Grade A
I am a full member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.
I use Trados, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Keywords: Trados, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, business, finance, contracts, law, accountancy, annual reports, banking, stocks and shares, software, economics