I have worked in Business for over 20yrs at Senior Management Level, with international companies in telecoms, recruitment, waste management and media, such as AOL and ADECCO RECRUITMENT,INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS, TAXBACK where I held posts as Customer Services and International Client Manager for over 250,000 French customers, as well as responsibilities covering business development in financial services. In addition to tendering for large recruitment projects Compaq and Gateway, I was also involved in the delivery of the recruitment projects on an international level. I am also a qualified HR Professional and have worked as HR Manager in the Telecoms Industry. More recently I have worked as a Manager in the VAT division of a global tax recovery business. I have taught English to senior executives in many organisations, developing bespoke business English courses for this purpose.
I hold a MA in French and English from Trinity College (Cambridge) Dublin, and as a Final Year Student won the French Government Scholarship to pursue a PostGraduate D.E.A course in comparative studies at the Sorbonne Paris IV. I also hold a MA in Strategic Human Resource Management from Coventry University.
I resided in the Ecole Normale Superieure as Lectrice Libre.
I have lived and worked in France and Italy for over 16yrs whereI have taught English to senior executives from Companies such as Wella Italia, Ferrobeton, Papest France,SVB Camping through the Chambre de Commerce de la Haute Marne as well as il Centro Culturale Bresciano.
TAS Spa, Eiffage Europe, Sonatrach, EDF France, EDF UK,Peugeot/Citroen, Swisstronics, Dow Chemicals, Iveco,
Terna Spa, Kiabi clothing, The Italian Ministry of Culture, Corsican Department of Environment, Ferrobeton Spain, Ferrovial Spain, Wella Italia, SVB Camping, Gardesana Tourismo, Campania Tourismo, Marles Srl, Centro Culturale Bresciano, Chambre de Commerce et de l'Industrie de la Haute Marne, Radio Maria, Menart France, Japanese International Agency for Cooperation,University of Padua, Elitable, Franco Blumer restoration, Republic of Cameroon, Republic of Benin...
and many more.
Ferrobeton: “She showed excellent organisational skills and precision in her work, we have no hesitation in recommending her as a technical translator or interpreter.”
Fernando Pallares D'Ocon, Director (Ferrobeton)
JDD Translations:" Serious translator. Fast serious work".
1977-1982 - M.A ENGLISH, and FRENCH Trinity College Dublin (Cambridge College)
1985 - French Government SCHOLARSHIP DEA SORBONNE PARIS IV.
2000 - Masters in Strategic HRM (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT) Coventry University, Warwick Business School
2013 - Dow Chemical Corporation-official panel of translators
Translation Projects :
TAS spa/year end Financials;
Eiffage Europe year end financials.
Due diligence documents for international energy acquisitions
Italian to English-Ferrovial Construction LTD/Spain/Construction documents
Ferrobeton/Spain; Construction documents/Road works/Highway division
Citroen/Peugeot: Tender documents building specifications testing centres
Projetplus IT/Italy/Website and software localisation
French to English/Marles SARL,/France/ Engineering Reports/Metallurgy/Titanium alloys/Surgical Instruments
Compliance for metallic coatings on external industrial equipment/EDF
Tender contract/Gas Petroleum LPG Tender/Sonatrach Algeria
Tender for training/railway industry/Operantis
Testing documentation radioactive instrumentation/MPG Instruments
Nuclear Power Plants H&S annexes /EDF UK
Nuclear power waste fuel ponds/waste classification&management
Engine test bench/operation manuals/Citroen/Peugeot
Tender document Hydropower station/Engineering contract/EDF France
Tender documents/electric grid materials/Terna Spa
JICA(Japanese International Agency for Cooperation)Development Project Africa
Republic of Benin : Tender submissions/ airport construction
Republic of Cameroon: Tender submissions/construction evaluations
Legal and Taxation
Personal tax returns
Tourism & Marketing/Journalism
Gardesana Tourism/Italy/Tourism Brochures
Italian Ministry of Culture/Museum catalogues
Radio Rai Uno; transcripts
Dow Chemicals/press releases
www.elitable.com, www.francoblumer.it www.albenza.com
Le Monde articles
Sociology & Academic
University of Padua: academic papers/agriculture
Department of the Environment Corsica
Import/Export processes Customs and Excise: KIABI Clothing Manufacturer
Dow Chemical/labels/scientific presentations/
Translator for Wordreference online dictionary: www.wordreference.com
Nobile Translations/France/Electrical Installations/Exhibition preparations/International correspondence/
Interpreter, SVB Camping Italy-Business.
Part-time freelance translator 1985-2005
Italia '90 - "Notti Magiche",
Contracts, Reports, Brochures, License Agreements, Heads of Agreement, Accounts, Policies
Pharmaceutical/Tech/Engineering manuals, reports, theses, contracts, procedures
IT/Software/manuals, internet, websites
Areas of Expertise -Energy/Financial/HR/Insurance/Technical/EngineeringIT/SoftwareBusiness/Financial/Political/Metallurgical/Surgical Instruments/
Available at short notice and at weekends : Minium fee €50.