I moved to the Netherlands in 1989 having completed a bachelor degree in Performing Arts and a certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. My expertise draws on a broad range of experience. Most importantly, I love language!
I worked for fifteen years as an English language trainer in the Netherlands, specializing in advanced writing skills. This gave me an expert technical knowledge of English writing, and a detailed comparative understanding of English in relation to Dutch, invaluable for producing accurate and natural translations.
My literary translation skills benefit from my arts background and many years working in the performing arts. From 1997 to 2006 I was joint artistic director of live art group Private Thoughts in Public Places.
I am a member of the Society of the Authors Translators Association.