Gillian Shaw

Contact details
8 Watkins Close
Finchampstead
Wokingham
Berkshire
RG40 4ER
United Kingdom
Professional profile
Activities
Proofreading
Transcreation
Translating
Language pairs
French > English
Italian > English
Areas of expertise
Business and Finance
Food and Drink
Marketing
Sport
Tourism
Qualifications and experience

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. 

Continuing professional development
METMs
Other

Gillian is about to begin a course on Chocolate Tasting run by the International Institute of Chocolate and Cocoa Tasting - www.chocolatetastinginstitute.org