Michael Forrest

Contact details
Avenida de Alcoy 80/4A
Pego
Alicante
E-03780
Spain
Professional profile
Activities
Editing
Translating
Language pairs
French > English
German > English
Areas of expertise
Architecture
Engineering
Environment
Industry
Information Technology
Social Sciences
Qualifications and experience

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Languages (Interpreting & Translating) in French/German
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
École de Traduction et d’Interprétation, Geneva, Switzerland
Universität Leipzig, Sektion Theoretische u. Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft, Leipzig, Germany

Qualified Member, Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer, Germany (2021-date)
Certified Translator, Ordre des traducteurs terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec (2018-date)
Qualified Member, Institute of Translation and Interpreting, London, Britain (2000-2005)
Sworn Translator, Regional Court, Düsseldorf, Germany (1990-1995)

Senior Technical Translator/Editor, Cartier et Lelarge, Montreal, Canada
Senior Technical Translator/Editor, Traductions Textualis Inc., Montreal, Canada
Freelance Technical Translator, Brussels, Belgium
Technical Translator, Mannesmann Demag Sack GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

I am an Irish national and a Canadian citizen, and translate into both European and North American English variants.

Continuing professional development
Workshops