Curriculum Vitae

Translating, Interpreting, Tuition And Assessment


Assignments are undertaken for agencies, universities, government departments, businesses and individuals across Europe.


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Key Experience gained since 1987


                     financial (economic reports, bank surveys, money and fund management reports)

                     commercial (market research surveys, marketing documentation, advertising copy, business reports, contracts, product documentation and labelling)

                     telecoms (equipment manuals and user instructions, software interfaces and technical specifications, tender documentation, regulatory requirements, licensing agreements)

                     medical (doctors� reports, patients� notes, case studies, medical equipment manuals)

                     pharmaceutical (clinical trials applications, drug licensing documentation, prescription and over-the counter medicament documentation)

                     legal topics (deeds of sale, property and insurance contracts, family, county and high court orders, pleadings, divorce settlements, European Court of Human Rights pleadings, EC legislation and reports, Council of Europe reports)

                     government information (health and safety, NHS, social security & tax publications, police appeals, reports and requests for information)

                     helped validate EU translation service�s English into Greek software

                     subtitling of films for digital release (e.g. Mrs Doubtfire, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Jewel of the Nile, Bond Films)



Simultaneous, subsequent and public service interpreting for agencies and government authorities. This includes

                     business meetings, accompanying attendees at conferences

                     interpreting between church officials

                     court interpreting (criminal proceedings, family cases, tribunals)

                     accompanying patients on doctor, clinic and hospital visits


Freelance Language Tuition & Assessment

Tailored courses for companies and individuals, from basic to post-graduate level. Experience includes

                     Foreign and Commonwealth Office (senior diplomats being posted to Greece and Cyprus)

                     Defence School of Languages (course leader for intensive language training to diploma level for UK armed forces personnel)

                     Coca Cola relocation programme (executive language and cultural training)

                     Assessment and grading for British Airways (cabin crew and ground staff)

                     Individual tuition (bank executives, lawyers, management consultants being posted to Greece)

                     One week residential course for �The Greek Experience� on the island of Kythira



Current Appointments

Imperial College of Science and Technology

Lecturer, MA in Technical and Scientific Translation (2002 - date)

Course leader for Greek module, lecturing, project supervision.



University of Westminster


Lecturer, MA in Translation (2001 � date)

Lecturing, project supervision for Greek/English combinations.


Institute of Linguists

Chief Examiner, Diploma in Translation (2000 - date)

Responsibility for standards and consistency in the setting and marking of all English into Greek papers.


University of Salford

External Examiner (2003 � date)

Lecturer to students opting for Greek/English combinations. Examiner for the Greek/English combinations on both the MA and Diploma.


Greek Consulate General in the UK

Member of the Panel of Approved Translators (1998 - date)

Translations of official and legal documentation






Membership of Professional Bodies

Institute of Translating and Interpreting

Associate (1994-2001), Member (2001)

Member of Council (2001-2002)

ITI InterpretersNetwork Coordinator (2003)


Greek Institute

Fellow (1991)


Institute of Linguists

Member (1990)


Economic Chamber of Greece

Member (1984)





Economics, University of Reading, UK



Diploma in Translation

English into Greek (with merit), Institute of Linguists, UK




Economics, Brunel University, UK




Economics II(i) equiv. University of Athens, Greece



Stage 1 Adult Education Teacher Training Certificate

Advisory Council for Adult Ed.


Further & Adult Education Teachers� Certificate, Stage 1 & 2

City and Guilds





IBM Compatible/Windows XP Platform comprising

                                          Pentium 4/1.1Ghz+Pentium 5/1.5Ghz

                                          3.5� floppy drive/ DVD/CD-RW

                                          Internet broadband

                                          HP Officejet D series

                                          Office Jet R45 Colour Printer/Scanner

                                          MS Office 2003(Word V8.0, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Multilanguage support)

                                          TRADOS translators� workbench


Professional Indemnity insurance (�100,000)



Glebe Primary School, Ickenham, Middx



St Panteleimon Greek Community School, Kenton, Middx



Hellenic Association of Translators and Interpreters


Peloponnesian Association of Great Britain



Hellenic Society of Professionals and Scientists in Gt Britain



Standing Committee on Modern Greek in the Universities


Hillingdon Community Health Council



Anglo � Greek Club, Hillingdon, Middx






Previous Appointments

London Borough of Hillingdon

Language Tutor (1987 � 2004)

Development and delivery of three classes per week for adult learners up to �A� Level

External Member, Board for course approvals, Chiltern Open College Network



University of Salford

Visiting Lecturer (1999 � 2003)

MA in Translation


Institute of Linguists

Examiner (1994 � 2000)

Marking English to Greek DipTrans papers, all options


Warwick Business School

Research Fellow (1997 � 1999)

Research for the Centre for Management under Regulation


National Extension College

Language Tutor (1994 � 1996)

Preparation through distance learning of students for the Institute of Linguists� Examinations



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