in electrical engineering at Imperial College in 1999, I worked in Tokyo for fourteen
years in manufacturing. I became a full-time technical/business translator in 2015
and have completed thousands of translation projects since then.
University Business School, United Kingdom, MBA (distance learning)
2008 Japanese Language
Proficiency Test Level 1
2000 Loughborough University,
United Kingdom, MSc in Renewable Energy Technology
1999 Imperial College, United
Kingdom, BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
From 2015 JPT
Translation Ltd: Self-employed Japanese-English
2002-2015 MSK, Suntech, Solar Frontier,
RES Japan: Various roles at three solar
panel manufacturers and a wind
farm developer in
Tokyo (sales & marketing, product management, project management, etc.)
2000-2002 IT Power: Renewable energy consultant in Reading, UK (wrote
reports for World Bank, EU, NEDO, etc.)
1995-1996 Project Trust: Volunteer English teacher in Toya Village,
Hokkaido, Japan on gap year
Master's Thesis published in IEEE Power Engineering
Numerous magazine articles and presentations at international exhibitions
Translated many business materials from Japanese into
English since 2002.
Completed about 500 projects a year since 2015, including major corporate
and government projects.
Science and technology, general business, electric
power, semiconductors, environment, CSR,
IT, internet, automotive, etc.
Manuals, annual reports, product catalogs, magazine articles, press releases, websites, standards, financial reports,
Trados 2017, Windows 10, Microsoft Office 365
"Despite tight deadlines, he always gives us a
good translation and he has helped us a lot. Every time I see his highly
professional translations, I feel grateful and impressed."
K San, Company OS
"He is a
sincere, professional translator. It's lucky for us to get to know him."
E San, Company O
you. Trust you James, it’s very nice English. I couldn’t write such good
English no matter how long I tried."
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