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Specialist knowledge is vital in translation and Gillian has accumulated a great deal of subject-matter awareness in hers: business, wine, tourism and sport. With over 10 years’ experience in the IT industry and more than 3 years’ in the translation profession, she has accumulated a wealth of business knowledge, as well as understanding how businesses prefer to communicate.
Gillian’s people skills, attention to detail and punctuality have become a valuable asset in her translation career, both in business and commerce, as well as in her travel and tourism translation experience.
Recently achieving a Distinction in her WSET Level 2 Award in Wine, Gillian’s interest in wines has combined with the hands-on course in biodynamic growing to develop a broader interest in organic and biodynamic viticulture and wine production.
Gillian is herself a competitive, active rower and has developed her love of sport has developed her knowledge of rowing, mountaineering and general fitness cultural differences.
For examples of Gillian's translations, please visit her website at www.gillianshaw.co.uk.
Gillian is about to begin a course on Chocolate Tasting run by the International Institute of Chocolate and Cocoa Tasting - www.chocolatetastinginstitute.org