Profile Full-time, free-lance, professional, bi-lingual translator with 20 years’ experience working mainly between Norwegian and English. Passionate interest in language and applied linguistics. Lived and worked in many different countries, including Norway, UK, Kenya, Spain and Sweden. Married to Patrick, who is English. Two grown-up children, but sadly no longer a dog.
Background and qualifications Read philosophy, linguistics and English and American language and literature at the University of Tromsø, Norway. Final Diploma (English), Chartered Institute of Linguists. Intermediate Diploma (German), Chartered Institute of Linguists. Advanced Diploma in Spanish for Foreigners, University of Salamanca.
Diploma in Translation (Norwegian), Chartered Institute of Linguists. Previous employment includes Tri-lingual PA in the City of London. PA to Swedish shipbroker in London
Marketing executive in large translation company, London. Partner in translation and design company, London. TEFL teacher, Nairobi. Membership of professional bodies etc. Full member of the ITI. Full member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.
Included in the panel of approved NORLA translators.
Member of LinkedIn. I do not currently use any translation memory software.