Member since Dec '13

Working languages:
Turkish to English
Italian to English
French to English

Andrew Gilmour
Dilleri var bizim dile benzemez!

Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 14:34 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Finance (general)
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersGovernment / Politics

Turkish to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.07 GBP per word
Italian to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.05 GBP per word
French to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.05 GBP per word
Preferred currency GBP
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Check
Translation education Other - UK Civil Service Entrance Exam
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at Nov 2011. Became a member: Dec 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (BA Hons London Univ)
Turkish to English (UK Civil Service Exam)
Italian to English (UK Civil Service Exam)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Lexibar diacritic tools

Recent work: Turk > Eng - HR papers, on-screen product user instructions. Ital > Eng - project management papers, chess opening system book (see end).

Translated Italian (1987-90) & Turkish (1990-94) in the UK Civil Service for FCO, MoD, DTI, etc.

Translated Romanian and other languages used in Holocaust insurance claims for ICHEIC (2000-02).

Passed UK Civil Service Entrance Exams in Italian & language aptitude (1985) and Turkish (1989).

BA (Hons) Degree from London University in French Language & Literature with Italian (1984).

QC-er of complex insurance data input at Capita for a Lloyd's underwriting syndicate (2002-09).

Insurance exam qualifications gained: Lloyd's LIT (2002) and C.I.I. IFC2 (2004).

Experience of assessing and grading machine translations of Turkish to English (2011-13).

Worked for a commercial law firm as archivist/clerk (1998-2000).

Candidate Master of chess, individual and team prizes won;

I have beaten International Masters 3 times and drawn with one once.

Translated the chess book "The Hippopotamus Defence 2.0 and Semi-Hippo" by Alessio De Santis (2018) for "New in Chess". 

Keywords: insurance, reinsurance, business, history, politics, chess, consumer surveys, sport

Profile last updated
Jul 1

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