2002 – 2007 Regular work for translation centre of Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium. Wide variety of topics: information technology, sociology, mycology, scientific archaeology, Jesuit art and meditation, philosophy, literary criticism, marketing and business practice....
Translating and re-writing press releases on French products and services for the UK-based French Technology Press Bureau (late 1980s to early 90s).
Translation and adaptation of a variety of illustrated partwork magazines from French and Italian on topics such as Ships and the Sea, The Great Artists, History of the First World War, guide to computer games. Sometimes working into page layout in Quark Xpress.
Information technology, computer games, technology in general, the arts, sport.
consultancy and editorial content for Computer Success!, a 100-part weekly guide to using and making the most of a PC
IT for Britain – an illustrated brochure, commissioned by the UK government’s Central Office of Information, on how IT is affecting daily life in Britain.
1992-1996 Forward Publishing, London
Managing Director, after joining as Managing Editor
Contract publishing company producing magazines and other material for clients such as IBM, Tesco supermarkets, Cable and Wireless, HSBC bank.
Major projects included managing IBM’s Helpware customer magazine, a 100-page quarterly in 12 language editions.
1988-1992 Brown Packaging, London
Managing Editor in a company producing weekly illustrated partworks and illustrated books. Duties included managing projects and staff, as well as hands-on editing and writing. Worked on books/partworks covering a wide range of topics: history, military, children’s science, art and crafts, nature, etc.