I am an outgoing, friendly and dynamic person who
thrives within a challenging environment.
Having worked as a Regional Officer of UTU, for five years
I have developed an extensive knowledge base within a broad range of areas such
as negotiation, legal matters, health and safety, equality and pensions for
I am committed to my professional development evident
by my enthusiasm to learn and my flair to apply my knowledge and transfer my
skills appropriately. I have specialised in Education and Financial sector, which has been a personal interest of mine and also a
personal interest which has enabled me to excel within this area. Other areas I
have an in depth knowledge about include; General Workers, Education,
Manufacturing, Construction, Health, Food Drink and Tobacco, Community, Local
authorities, Youth Workers and Not for Profit sector, Docks, Rail, Wider Public Sector, Ferries & Waterways, Road Transport Commercial,
Logistics and Retail Distribution, Civil Service,
MoD and Government Departments.
Being responsible for a vast range of duties has given
me the opportunity to demonstrate my aptitude and my adaptability towards
differing situations and environments.
Performing a broad variety of skills and duties has proven my capacity
to retain knowledge and apply it interchangeably to varying situations.
Throughout my duties and responsibilities I have demonstrated the ability to
work under pressure through meeting deadlines, whilst maintaining a positive
approach and a determination to succeed. My dynamic approach has been
demonstrated through presenting innovative ideas of my own and also managing
training in order to maximise the potential of others.
My commitment to equality throughout my work has been
paramount. I have managed potentially difficult situations which has challenged
me and enabled me to develop professionally whilst maintaining sensitivity and
customer focus at all times. Building close relations with others employers, stakeholders, employees
has demonstrated my confidence to communicate and my excellent interpersonal
One of the areas of negotiation involved buying goods at competitive
rates in order to manage costs and budgets, and support business growth. This
also involved gaining an exhaustive knowledge base of the available market.
I am extremely hard working and possess a passion for
working with people which I have also displayed through being a Greek Language
teacher in my spare time.
I embrace every new
opportunity and am very keen to further my learning to enable me to
develop more professionally and personally.
● 2017 CPD Advanced Hotel Management Level 4
● 2017 CPD Hotel Management Level 3 OPLEX
• 2006-2007 City and Guilds
Teaching 7407 CONEL The college of North East London/ Affiliate
• 1992-1996 University of
• 1988 –1989 Diploma in
accountants/ marketing K.E.P.A Athens.
• 1985- 1991 University of
• Shop Steward with UTU.
• Health and Safety Rep with
• Employment Law UTU.
• Employment law with Trades
Union Congress (TUC).
• Candidate Developed
Program from UTU.
• Organizing with UTU.
• 100% campaigns with UTU.
• Branches structures with
• Officers training with UTU.
• Redundancies with UTU.
• Equality with UTU.
• Race with UTU.
• Recruitment with UTU.
• Management with UTU.
Pensions with UTU.
• Greek (Native).
• English (Native).
• Spanish (Academic Level).
• Italian (Academic Level).
• Microsoft Windows 98,
2000, Me, XP, Vista, 7, 8,10
• Microsoft Office 97, 2000,
2003, 2007, 2010, 2013,2016
• Excel, PowerPoint,
Publisher, Word, Access.
• Internet, Mozilla, Safari.
A full and valid driving
September 2008-present Translator and
Interpreter in Greek Language for Different agencies
A Languages, WORD360, TheBigword, Papillontranslations, ONCALL
Network, AA Global Language Services, LSUK,
Language line solutions ,and
many others. Member of the Institute of
Translation and Interpreting .Membership Number 15137
Also member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists CIOL Number51945
Duties and responsibilities:
Fluency in Greek language.
Experience in Courts, Legal sector, Police, NHS,
Education, Local Authorities, Immigration etc.
A good understanding and in-depth knowledge of
language/country-specific cultures and adapt to different styles.
Hold enhance DBS
An understanding of the way other languages are used
by native speakers, for example informal speech and slang.
Subject matter knowledge.
Knowledge of the field in, for example politics,
economics, or trade, health, Education,
Manufacturing Community, Local authorities Wider Public
Sector Civil Service Government Departments, business, technical or
scientific field etc.
Excellent writing skills and command of grammar.
Attention to detail combined with the ability to
work quickly to meet deadlines.
The ability to use initiative in a commercial
Proficiency in the use of a range of computer
packages - knowledge of translation-oriented applications and software is
helpful, though not essential.
Good IT skills, particularly word processing good IT
skills, particularly word processing.
Eagerness to acquire new knowledge.
Excellent concentration and the ability to think
Confidence for interpreting in public.
The ability to meet deadlines.
A flair for research.
Discretion and respect for confidentiality.
The ability to remain neutral and free of bias.
The ability to network and build contacts.