Member since Aug '08

Working languages:
Spanish to English
Portuguese to English

Availability today:
Availability not set

December 2017

Rhona Desmond
Quality Translation & Language Services

London, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 17:48 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
  • PayPal accepted
  • Send message through
Feedback from
clients and colleagues

on Willingness to Work Again info
3 positive entries
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. Because this person is not a Plus subscriber, to view his or her SecurePRO™ card you must be a Business member or Plus subscriber.
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, Transcription
Specializes in:
International Org/Dev/CoopMedical (general)
Medical: Health Care

Spanish to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.05 GBP per word / 15 - 20 GBP per hour
Portuguese to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.05 GBP per word / 15 - 20 GBP per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 23, Questions answered: 13, Questions asked: 11
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Master's degree - University of Westminster
Experience Years of translation experience: 16. Registered at Aug 2008. Became a member: Aug 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Rhona Desmond endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
About me
English mother tongue with the following language combinations:

Spanish > English Portuguese > English

MA in Translation & Linguistics
BA (Hons) in Spanish & Latin American Studies

Translation experience: Contributing translator to the Institute of Race Relations' European Race Bulletin since 2001. The documents I translate are mainly media reports and academic papers.

Interpreting experience: Sessional interpreter (Spanish > English) for the NHS and Social Services since 2000 as well as doing medical translations.

Revising/Proofreading/Copyrighting experience: Experience in all these fields and work in Word Trackchanges and Comments

General experience: Holder of several part-time posts in the NHS since graduating, which have helped develop my writing and keyboard skills, plus insight into various disciplines to expand language skills and subject specialisation.
Arts-based education adds to list of interests as well as subject knowledge

Recent areas of translation: human rights, health, general business/commerce, law, marketing, creative and media, esoteric practices/philosophy

Equipment: Toshiba Equium A100-147; Epsom Stylus CX9300F (Printer, scanner, photocopier); mobile phone; Broadband Wireless Internet Connection; MS Office 2003, Memopal online backup solution, Norton 360 anti-virus software

Resident and registered for tax in the UK
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 23
(All PRO level)

Language (PRO)
Spanish to English23
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences7
Top specific fields (PRO)
Government / Politics7
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4
Law: Contract(s)4
Business/Commerce (general)4
Education / Pedagogy4

See all points earned >
Keywords: Spanish to English translator, Portuguese to English translator, traductora del espanol al ingles, traductora do portugues ao ingles, immigration, human rights, international development, international organisations, international cooperation, general medical, medical, healthcare, advertising, public relations, business, commerce, certificates, diplomas, licences, CVs, general, conversation, greetings, letters, government, politics, legal contracts, marketing, market research, general science, anthropology, architecture, arts, arts and crafts, painting, restoration, cinema, film, tv, drama, education, pedagogy, esoteric practices, yoga, meditation, history, nutrition, philosopy, psychology, tourism and travel, interpreting, editing, proofreading, revising, copyrighting

Profile last updated
Jun 19

More translators and interpreters: Spanish to English - Portuguese to English   More language pairs

Your current localization setting


Select a language

All of
  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search