Member since Jun '11

Working languages:
German to English
French to English
Spanish to English
Dutch to English

Jonathan Holland
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Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
Media / MultimediaJournalism
EconomicsScience (general)
HistorySocial Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Finance (general)Advertising / Public Relations

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Blue Board entries made by this user  3 entries

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Translation education Master's degree - CASS Business School, London
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at Nov 2008. Became a member: Jun 2011. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to English (BA (Hons) French, German, Economics; MBA)
French to English (BA (Hons) French, German, Economics; MBA)
Dutch to English (BA (Hons), MBA; six years spent working in Netherlands/Belgium)
Spanish to English (BA (Hons), MBA; five years spent working in Spain/Argentina/Chile)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, DejaVu, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request

Personal details and

Born in Derby,
England. Educated and brought up in England. Twenty years spent living in
Germany, eight years in France, six years in the Netherlands/Belgium, five
years in Spain/Argentina/Chile

Twenty-five years’
full-time experience as a freelance translator: German>English,
French>English, Dutch>English, Spanish>English

Ten years’ experience
in sales, marketing and finance with German, British and American industrial
companies (E.ON AG, MY Holdings PLC,
International Business Products Inc.) including two years as credit analyst and
five years as export sales manager

Airborne infantry
soldier for six years (1984-1990) in the British Army Reserve (10th
Battalion of the Parachute Regiment)



MBA (Master of
Business Administration) - Cass Business School (London) 1987-89

BA (Hons) French,
German and Economics - Loughborough University (GB) 1978-81

Graduate Diploma of
the Chartered Institute of Marketing (GB) 1988

Graduate Diploma of
the Institute of Export (GB) 1986

A-levels -
Mathematics, French, German, and General Studies at Derby School, Derby,
England 1978


Specialist areas:

Banking and
stockbroking, economics, finance, commercial law, management, marketing (e.g.
equity and bond analysis, annual reports, commercial contracts, company websites,
advertising, new issue prospectuses, reports on interest rate products and
derivatives, technical analysis)

Technology, science, environment,
biodiversity, IT, journalism, social sciences, travel, tourism, leisure, sport,
music, history, cinema, drama



Music: former member
of the Derby Youth Orchestra and Loughborough University Campus Orchestra
(French horn); I have been performing in bars as a guitarist/singer for the
past twenty years

walking: I am a qualified Mountain Leader (certified by the British
Mountaineering Council to lead groups in mountainous terrain)

Triathlon: hundreds of
triathlons, cycling races and open water swimming races completed

Diving: PADI open
water diving certificate

Sailing: laser dinghy
sailing certificate

Kayaking: whitewater
kayaking certificate

Reading: mainly
history, biographies, science, current affairs


CAT tools:

SDL Trados Freelance

Déjà Vu X2

Keywords: Business, marketing, accounting, finance, banking, economics, stockbroking, equities, bonds, journalism, news, articles, communication, management, logistics, science, current affairs, politics, transport, shipping, cinema, arts, reviews, sport

Profile last updated
Jan 18

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