CV

Education
  • Diploma in Translation Preparatory Course (2013)
    London Metropolitan University
  • BA in Modern Languages (First Class Honours):
    French and German with Spanish (2007-11)

    Newcastle University
  • Spanish Language and Culture Course (2010)
    Enforex, Alicante
  • German Language and Culture Course (2008)
    Ludwig-Maximilian Universität, Munich

 

Professional memberships
  • Institute of Translation and Interpreting
    Qualified member (MITI)
  • ITI Cymru Wales
    Member
  • Chartered Institute of Linguists
    Member

 

 

Experience
    • Senior Editor/Translator (2013-2014)
      Eclipse Translations
    • In-house Translator (2011-2013)
      Eclipse Translations
    • Poetic translations (2011)
      Welsh National Opera
    • Academic translations (2010-11)
      Newcastle University
      • German-English
        Literary and humorous travel writing extracts
      • French-English
        Journalistic pieces covering economy/immigration
      • Dutch-English
        Literary extracts of the wartime novel Het bittere kruid
      • Catalan-English
        Journalistic pieces covering Catalan culture
    • Translation of an artistic project book (2010)
      Entrez Sans Frapper


Selected CPD
      • EU revision workshop (2015)
        ITI London
      • ITI Conference (2015)
        Newcastle upon Tyne
      • Technical translation: Finding the right terminology (2015)
        ProZ
      • Becoming a legal translator (2015)
        Roehampton University
      • Spanish into English quality assurance (2015)
        ProZ
      • Terminology for Finance & Business – Level 3 (2014)
        ProZ
      • Museum visit and terminology sessions (2014)
        Chartered Institute of Linguists, Newcastle
      • Clear Writing, Clear Benefits (2014)
        eCPD Webinars
      • Setting Terms and Conditions and Negotiating Quotes (2014)
        ITI Cymru Wales, Cardiff
      • Social Media and Blogging for Professional Purposes (2014)
        ITI Yorkshire, Leeds
      • German in Style (2013)
        eCPD Webinars
      • Translating Culturally Challenging Terms (2013)
        eCPD Webinars
      • Translation, language learning & social media seminars (2013)
        Language Show, London
      • Elements of Style (2013)
        eCPD Webinars
      • Getting away from the Source (2012)
        eCPD Webinars
      • Translation & social media seminars (2012)
        Language Show, London
      • Technical Writing for Translators (2012)
        eCPD Webinars
      • Criminal Law and Procedure for Legal Translators (2012)
        eCPD Webinars
      • Contracts and Contract Formation for Legal Translators (2012)
        eCPD Webinars
      • The English Legal System for Legal Translators (2012)
        eCPD Webinars
      • Translation Techniques (2012)
        eCPD Webinars
      • Transcreation: Recreating a text for the target audience (2012)
        eCPD Webinars
Presentations given
      • The path to professionalisation: approach and conduct
        Portuguese Translators and Interpreters Association (Aptrad) conference, Porto, 2016
      • Mind the Gap: Overcoming strife within the translation industry
        European Language Industry Association, (Elia)
        Together conference, Barcelona, 2016
      • Promoting yourself and engaging with the industry online
        Tutor, Setting Up as a Freelance Translator course,
        Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI), 2016
      • Twitter: making your mark on the translation community
        NWTN, Manchester, 2016
        Language Show Live, London, 2015
        ITI Wessex, Portsmouth, 2015
        ITI WMG, Birmingham, 2015
        ITI Cymru Wales, Cardiff, 2015
      • Making Your Name in the Translation Industry
        TraduEmprende, Barcelona, 2013
      • Getting into Translation
        Cardiff University, 2014, 2015
        Newcastle University, 2013

 

Selected publications
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