Educational qualifications

  • Oxford University
    – BA Hons (I) German and Russian
    – MA
  • Bradford University
    Postgraduate diploma in translating and interpreting
  • UK Chartered Institute of Bankers
    Diploma (8 subjects)
  • Certificate – Dutch as a foreign language (advanced level)
    Continuing Professional Development
  • Regular courses in my specialised fields

Professional experience

Freelance translator/editor since 1996

Registered in the:

  • Dutch Register of Sworn Interpreters and Translators (registration number 136) for Dutch and German to English

Member of:

  • NGTV (Netherlands Society of Interpreters and Translators)
  • SENSE (Society of English-language professionals in the Netherlands)
  • SNVT (Translators and Interpreters Network)

Banking career

Various commercial positions at:

  • ABN AMRO Bank N.V. (1990 – 1995)
  • National Westminster Bank PLC (1985 – 1990)