Italian to English (University of Birmingham) English to Italian (University of Birmingham)
Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Translation Workspace
2-1 BA Hons degree in Italian with distinction plus all-round Italian and English corporate experience with specific experience of legal, financial and technical sectors.
10 years in UK (investment banks, New Holland (Fiat), BT, ITEuropa, BBC - director-level PA, translation & research) and 12 years in Italy (freelance translation & interpreting, PR) ensures fresh linguistic input.
Currently full-time translator and interpreter. Recent clients include a private equity firm, major US HR company, leading accountancy companies, and a global localisation agency. I have many long-standing working relationships with excellent credentials and testimonials available on request.
PR work for largest US firm included representing US govt. dept. in MI trade fair, interpreting for Egyptian govt. org. trade representative, preparing material for publication in Sole 24 Ore, analysing press for London fund and supplying research on major pharmaceutical companies to London-based analysts.
BBC translation for 3 separate programmes on Italy and Italian Journey materials for programme and website (currently online).
Corporate presentations, HR materials for global website, and supplier interpreting for New Holland Ltd (Fiat).
Full-time PA and translator for New Holland Global HQ London for 3 years (Communications, Legal Counsel, Investor Relations, IS), senior PA temporary assignments for Salomon Smith Barney & CSFB European corporate finance and emerging markets departments.
Legal and financial research for privatisation of Telecom Italia for BZW European corporate finance - 6-month contract.
Prestigious interpreting assignments in Italy included International Gas Union trip to Florence and regular interpeting for Alfa Romeo (prospective buyers GM, visitors & students).
High standard of writing praised by Rolls Royce, Sole 24 Ore, BBC, Salomon Smith Barney, New Holland, BZW.