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Italian native with US education, residing in the UK. Qualifications in interpreting and translation, aeronautics, engineering, business, education. Over twenty years of experience in Italian/English translation and interpreting, localisation, proof-reading, language training, voice-over. Detail oriented, accurate and conscientious. Capable of handling difficult tasks and meeting deadlines with excellent results.
46-year-old male - British and Italian Nationality
Freelance INTERPRETER and TRANSLATOR
Owner, The Italian Job, Bedfordshire, England
Responsible for providing professional language services to private businesses (like Rolls-Royce,WalMart,Zanussi and IMS Health), public organisations (police forces, hospitals, courts, education establishments), and local government agencies.
1995 to present
De Montfort University, Bedford, England
Developed teaching and instructional skills while participating in a post graduate course in education.
September 1994 - June 1995
Foreign language TRAINER
Transnational Training, East Acridge, S. Humberside, England
Responsible for designing and translating training courses for Italian professionals and business organisations. Conducted simultaneous business interpreting and multi-lingual business sessions.
September 1992 - April 1994
Italian TRANSLATOR and LANGUAGE TRAINER
Language Training Centre, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA
Supervised and assessed Italian teaching programmes. Trained staff on foreign language and translation skills. Developed in-house Italian language manual.
1978 - 1984
EDUCATION & TRAINING
DPSI (Diploma, Interpreting) (Specialization: Law)
Institute of Linguists, London, 2003
DipTrans. (Diploma in Translation)
Institute of Linguists, London, 2000
PGCE. (Post Graduate Certificate in Education)
The Montfort University, Bedford, England, 1995.
MIExGrad. (Graduated Member of the Institute of Export)
Professional Business Studies
The Institute of Export, London, 1991
BSc. (Bachelor of Science)
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA, 1984
General and Aeronautical Studies
Istituto Tecnico Aeronautico, Forl