Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV available upon request
Former British diplomat providing bespoke language services in the fields of government and politics, international relations, international development, travel and business. Offering accurate and timely translation, editing, proofreading and abstracting services. Enriches translations by drawing on an extensive and varied government background and on a profound cultural awareness developed through living ten years in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries. Member of the British Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIL) and holder of their gold standard professional qualification for translators: the Diploma in Translation.
Recent projects include training materials for a UN agency, communication campaigns for an Embassy in London, a publication on the public financing of Latin American films, police investigation case files for a foreign government and the summarising of reports for the board of a major airline.
In addition, four years’ experience in translating a wide range of business texts on a freelance basis, drawing on business studies and on the experience of working with British businesses to promote trade and prosperity whilst at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.