Martin Derrick BA (Hons) MITI

born 1956 in Bristol, UK, married with 2 children



1980                  Award of bachelor's degree with honours in German by Portsmouth Polytechnic after a four-year study period, including one year at Freiburg University in Germany

1980 - 1981       Study of Russian while employed as a linguist by the British intelligence agency, GCHQ

1981 - 1986       Staff translator for Colin Brazier, a small agency near Stuttgart, Germany

1986 - 2000       Self-employed translator in Mönchengladbach, Germany

since 2000          Self-employed translator in Thornford, UK

since 2003          Fully qualified member of the ITI (British Institute of Translation and Interpreting)


         More than 30 years of experience, including 19 years' residence in Germany

         Unique qualification in view of many years' experience as a regular translator for leading German and international companies and law firms

         Regular clients include companies in numerous sectors, software houses and advertising agencies

         Tools include: Microsoft Office Suite, SDL Trados Studio, Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard

         Regular commissions primarily in the fields of advertising; architecture and building; business; finance; engineering; information technology; law; manufacturing processes; media; paper and packaging; software; snow and avalanches; telecommunications; woodworking; and transport




Derrick & Brady, Martin Derrick, 5 Church Road, Thornford, Sherborne, DT9 6QE, England

Tel. + 44 1935 873800, Fax + 44 1935 873801, E-mail