Hi! I'm Alex, a British-born translator now living and working in Japan, where I translate Japanese to English for business and academia

 
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About Me

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Originally from the UK, I'm a Japanese-English translator, with over 5 years experience with Japanese language and culture. I juggled academic translation with several jobs in management consulting over 4 years before transitioning to full-time translation in 2019. 

Since then, I've translated across a wide range of subjects and styles, from theses on Bhutanese architecture and computer science to university regulations and Chinese economic white papers. 

I specialise in business and academic translation, particularly corporate documents/presentations/reports, white papers, and business interviews, but I particularly enjoy translations on Japanese economic history.

I hold a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from the London School of Economics, speak fluent Japanese, and have a sharp eye for editing other people's writing. I'm currently based in Tokyo, and in my free time I can often be found cycling in the mountains of rural Japan on my trusty road bike.

 

I can help you with:

​- Translation for business: IR reports, presentations,  press releases and more

- Translation for academia: Journal articles, white papers, conference presentations

Already have a translation? I also offer proofreading and copyediting services

I'm always looking for new opportunities, so please drop me a line

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Not only is he incredibly versatile as a translator––he handles business, technical, and artsrelated topics with equal skill––his attention to detail is excellent.

—  Journalist and writer

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