About Me

I have been working with languages for many years:

  • Fluent in French and Italian, English mother tongue
  • 5 years' residence in Italy, 2 years' residence in France
  • Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation (Italian > English, awarded a merit in two of the three papers taken)
  • Joint Honours degree in French and Italian from Cambridge University including a year spent studying Art and Literature at the Facoltà di Lettere at Florence University
  • MA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London focusing on Italian Renaissance topics
  • 8 years' experience working in the cultural tourism industry in Europe and Worldwide
  • Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, member of the Italian and French language networks; London Regional Group; Media, Arts and Tourism (MAT) Network and contributor to the ITI Bulletin; editor of the ITI French Network newsletter Au Courant.
  • Attended the 2013, 2015 and 2017 ITI conferences
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists
  • Member of the Mediterranean Editors & Translators association; attended METM12 conference in Venice, attended and presented at METM13 conference in Poblet, METM17 in Brescia and METM18 in Girona.
  • Member of the Association for Art History; attended the 2014 conference.
  • Member of the Society of Authors (Translators Association)
  • Regular film reviewer for independent World Cinema website DogandWolf.com
  • Sports fan and fitness enthusiast. Regular club level tennis player and team captain. Live tennis tweeter for @ByTheMinTennis Member of the LTA and the British Association of Tennis Supporters (BATS).
CV and references are available on request