David Alun Jones
I was born in England but aged eight my family returned to North Wales.
As an English speaker, my immersion into the entirely Welsh world of the local primary school was a revelation
and brought about a lifelong fascination with language.
a freelance translator in 1993 after
in-house experience with the Reuters
on-line financial news service.
Since then I have gathered
a wealth of experience in the translation
industry and undertaken translation
projects covering a wide range of subjects.
I have a BA Hons. Degree
in Spanish and Politics, Postgraduate
Diploma in Technical and Specialised
Translation and I am a full Member of
the UK's professional association, the
Institute of Translation and Interpreting
I have been a
speaker at ITI Scottish Network seminars
and offered mentoring and assistance to new translators.
I live and work in Edinburgh, Scotland and
I'm married with two children.