* Politics - European Union (particularly documents relating to Common Foreign & Security Policy, Common Defence, and Treaties of Amsterdam and Maastricht), NATO.
* Maritime - loading of cargo, shipbuilding, transportation.
* Music - classical, pop, technology (including instruction manuals).
B.A.(Hons) French and Music, University of Hull, UK (1997)
Postgraduate Certificate of Education, University College of Ripon & York St John, UK (1998)
M.A. Translation Studies, University of Portsmouth, UK (2000)
Associate Member of the Institute of Linguists (UK)