Working languages:
French to English
German to English
Italian to English


Local time: 02:39 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation
Specializes in:
Aerospace / Aviation / SpaceAstronomy & Space
Business/Commerce (general)Computers (general)
Finance (general)Government / Politics
International Org/Dev/CoopIT (Information Technology)
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1730, Questions answered: 1380, Questions asked: 264
Glossaries Colin's French English, Colin's glossary
Translation education Other - Institute of Linguists (Dip Trans)
Experience Years of experience: 32. Registered at Aug 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (Master of Arts Hons, University of Dundee)
German to English (Master of Arts Hons, University of Dundee)
French to English ()
French to English (Chartered Institute of Linguists)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, DejaVu, FrameMaker, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat Exchange, DreamWeaver, Excel, Framemaker, frontpage, Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Events and training
Powwows attended
- Space
- Finance/general business
- IT (software, hardware, networking)
- Telecommunications
- History, politics, current affairs

Scottish, living in France since 1989.

I began working as a staff translator in an international organisation in January 2003.

ProZ member since August 2001.


2003: Obtained Institute of Linguists' Diploma in Translation (French-English) with Distinction in all 3 papers (General, Technology, Social Science).

1995: Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (Pre-doctoral Diploma), Université de Grenoble III, France. Mention très bien.

1989: Master of Arts Honours in French and German, University of Dundee, Scotland. Degree obtained: 2/1 (Upper Second).


-Currently working as an in-house translator in a Paris-based international organisation.
-Freelance translator with broad experience, going back to 1990. Particularly experienced in the fields of space, business, stock markets, finance, economics, information technology and mobile telephony.
-Technical Writer with Hewlett-Packard's Business Desktop Division, Eybens by Grenoble, France. Have had a very large number of manuals published in the areas of PC hardware and software and Internet/networking software.
-Technical Writer with Sun Microsystems' International Center for Network Computing, Meylan by Grenoble, France.
-English teacher at Université de Grenoble, France. Taught classes in French-English literary translation.

Profile last updated
Jul 16, 2009

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