Bio

Freelance editor for international organizations and companies. Over 20 years’ experience as a full-time professional English editor for the United Nations — in Vienna, Bangkok and Geneva. 

Academic background   Languages, literature, translation and clinical psychology. National University of Ireland: B.A. (hons) French and Spanish language and literature, with German as subsidiary subject; and M.A. (hons) Spanish language and literature. University of Vienna: certificates in translation studies — German/Spanish/English. Member (T-4) of the International Association of Conference Translators (AITC).

International and national organizations I’ve worked for
Economic Commission for Europe
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Office at Geneva
United Nations Office at Vienna/Centre for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Environment Programme
World Health Organization
International Atomic Energy Agency
Council of Europe
Austrian Standards Institute/International Information Centre for Terminology
Mexican National Institute for Nuclear Research.

Where I’ve held training workshops in editing or writing
United Nations Office at Geneva
Economic Commission for Europe
Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations System
United Nations Environment Programme
International Trade Centre.