Member since Apr '05

Working languages:
Italian to English

Ivana UK
Bilingual dual national 29 years' exp.

United Kingdom
Local time: 19:04 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English, Italian (Variant: Standard-Italy) Native in Italian
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About me:

Highly experienced translator with experience spanning almost 30 years.

Over nine million words translated to date.

Mother tongue British English.


A bilingual dual national, I have gained extensive experience in a number of fields and provide expertly crafted, meticulously researched, seamless translations from Italian into English.

Specialist fields:

•  Cosmetics

• Hairdressing

• Health & beauty

• Fashion and textiles

• Food and nutrition

• Life sciences

• Law: patents, trademarks and copyright

• Medical and pharmaceuticals: clinical trials, medical devices

• Banking, finance and insurance

• Business and commerce

• General translation

• Law: contracts

• Non-fiction


A DPSI-qualified interpreter, I also provide liaison, consecutive, whispered and simultaneous interpreting services and bring with me twenty years' experience gained as:

• Public Service interpreter for Edinburgh City Council

• Public Service interpreter for the NHS

• Legal and court interpreter within the Scottish Criminal Justice System including: Sheriff Court, High Court of Justiciary, Justice of the Peace Court, Crown Office, police stations, prisons, tribunals, lawyers' offices

• Interpreter at events, seminars and exhibitions

• Interpreter at Scottish Parliament

Professional Qualifications:

• Diploma in Financial Services - Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland

• DPSI (Diploma in Public Service Interpreting) - CIOL (Chartered Institute of Linguists)


1991: "The Wind Cave", translation of "La Grotta del Vento"

2007: "The Italian Cadastre of Artificial Cavities", translation of "Catasto nazionale delle cavità artificiali", B.A.R. (British Archaeological Reports), Hadrian Books

2008: "Adventures in Nature", translation of "Avventure in Natura", published by Children in Scotland

2016: "Flight of the Swallow", translation of the biography, "Il Volo di una Rondine"

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: 4481
PRO-level pts: 3843

Top languages (PRO)
Italian to English2858
English to Italian877
Spanish to English49
French to English39
French to Italian11
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)349
Law (general)213
Medical (general)189
Law: Contract(s)173
Business/Commerce (general)159
Construction / Civil Engineering141
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Keywords: business, finance, law, medicine, tourism, financial statements, management report, meeting minutes, accounting, annual report, audit report, company accounts, health and safety, data protection, privacy policy, privacy notice, privacy statement, GDPR, fashion, cosmetics, health and beauty, safety equipment, fire prevention, disciplinary procedures, taxation, tax return, mining, minerals, military, fortifications, archaeology, clinical trials, life sciences, life science, ethics committee approval, medical, pharmaceuticals, pharma, pharmacovigilance, medical devices, patient information sheet, scientific patents, patents, reports, manuals, brochures, pamphlets, information, data protection, privacy policy, privacy statemenr, personal data, GDPR, booklets, non-fiction, websites, luxury goods, watches, watchmaking, sunglasses, eyeglasses, fashion catalogue, Scotland, Scotland-based, UK-based, Edinburgh-based, Italian to English translator, IT>EN, native speaker, UK English, British English, bilingual, Italian and English, dual national, dual nationality, interpreter & translator

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