We will publicise a member profile every Monday here on our website, on our Facebook page, on Twitter @NWTN_UK and on LinkedIn. We are starting off with the committee members, but we hope you will all join us in this opportunity to share a little about yourself with your fellow NWTN members.
Where do you live/work?
Are you mainly a translator or interpreter or both? What languages?
Interpreter (German A, English B, French C).
What are your specialist fields?
European works councils, medical/pharma, business/sales meetings.
What’s the strangest/most interesting project you’ve ever worked on?
Interpreting during a 90-minute wine tasting where the client insisted I try all the wines as well (no spitting allowed).
Tell us about a particularly proud moment in your translation career:
That moment when delegates say, “So you have a medical/legal etc background, right?”
Tell us 2 reasons why you like being a translator/interpreter:
Variety of work and independence.
What is the most interesting place you have visited?
What are your plans for professional development or a new field you’d like to work in?
I’d like to explore/work from a remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI) hub.
Tell us something not many people know about you:
I once won an air guitar contest.