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The SENSE freelance register lets you contact any one of our over 200 freelance translators, editors, proofreaders, copywriters and trainers working with English.

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Katie McCandless

Amsterdam
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Services copywriting, editing, proofreading
Specialities arts and culture, business, communications and media, literary, social sciences
Qualifications Basic Proofreading - Distinction from Publishing Training Centre
Experience Before moving to Amsterdam and starting my own business as a freelance proofreader/editor, I worked in the nonprofit sector in the United States, writing and editing grant proposals. I have a certificate in proofreading from the Publishing Training Centre in London, achieving the level of "Distinction." I can edit documents for US or UK English, and I am fluent in AP, APA, Chicago and Oxford styles. I have experience editing a wide variety of content, including academic, business and creative writing.
Native English speaker Yes
Sworn translator No

Anzelle Louw

Rotterdam
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Services editing
Specialities business, social sciences
Qualifications University of South Africa: BA (Languages and Literature - Creative Writing); University of South Africa: BA (Hons) (Linguistics - Translation Studies)
Experience Part-time freelance editing 2012-2014
Full-time freelance editing 2015-present
Native English speaker Yes
Sworn translator No

Rita DeCoursey

Leiden
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Services editing, indexing, proofreading, translating
Specialities social sciences
Qualifications University in Linguistics and Spanish
Experience Anthropology and Economic History are the fields I have done the most editing in. Scholarly articles and books for an international audience are my specialty. 20 years experience as desk editor with an academic publisher, KITLV Press.
Native English speaker Yes
Language pairs Dutch to English
Sworn translator No

Henry Jansen

Zeist
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Services copywriting, editing, translating
Specialities arts and culture, business, education, law, social sciences, sports and recreation
Qualifications Ph.D. in English (VU Amsterdam)
Experience 15 years part-time translation and editing experience; 5 years full-time.
Native English speaker Yes
Language pairs Dutch to English
Sworn translator No

Kevin Cook

Nijmegen
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Services translating
Specialities arts and culture, government
Qualifications MA from Cambridge University (UK) in French and German language and literature
Experience Almost 50 years' experience as a translator from various European languages into British English: briefly (1972-1975) at the British Standards Institution in London, followed by a longer period (1975-1983) as an "editor-translator" in the Health Legislation unit of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Geneva, and since then (1983-present) a freelance translator based in the Netherlands.
Native English speaker Yes
Language pairs Dutch to English
Sworn translator No

Joy Burrough-Boenisch

Renkum
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Services editing, training, translating
Specialities agriculture and fisheries, health and medicine, natural sciences
Qualifications MA (Oxon), MA (McGill), Doctorate in Applied Linguistics
Experience In-house (editorial officer, NSW Dept. of Agriculture, Australia). Founder member & honorary member of SENSE. Over 30 years of editing non-native English (research papers, PhD theses, etc.) of scientists & researchers at Dutch universities & research institutes. Have published on editing non-native English (e.g. in EASE Science Editors' Handbook, in academic journals, books & online - see LinkedIn page). Give lectures and workshops to language professionals in the Netherlands, European Commission, & elsewhere. Conference speaker & panellist. Have given webinars.Teach scientific English to PhD students. Lecture on editing (to university students) & give popular talks on Dutch English.
Native English speaker Yes
Language pairs Dutch to English
Sworn translator No

Karin de Ruiter

Spijkenisse
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Services language teaching, training
Specialities business
Qualifications BA
Native English speaker No
Sworn translator No

Dominique Broady

Amsterdam
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Services proofreading, translating
Specialities arts and culture, business, communications and media
Qualifications BA Modern Languages (French and Italian)
Experience Specialising in sustainable translations for eco-friendly products and services.

Translation Experience, since 2008:

- French and Dutch into English in the following fields: marketing, tourism, communications (press releases, websites, newsletters and brochures), newspaper articles, CVs, diplomas, certificates, terms and conditions;
- French into English in the following fields: contracts, development, EU affairs;
- occasionally from Italian to English in the following fields: tourism, CVs, diplomas, certificates.

Two years as an in-house translator at a translation agency (2005-2007)

Translation trainee at the European Commission (2004)
Native English speaker Yes
Language pairs Dutch to English
Sworn translator No

Barbara Hendriks-Morison

Driehuis
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Services translating
Specialities engineering and technology, natural sciences
Qualifications BSc in Applied Biology, Post graduate Certificate in Education
Experience October 1991 – April 1992
Internal translator/corrector for a medium-sized translation agency in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, for 22 hours per week.
March 1995 – October 1999
Internal translator/corrector for a large translation agency in Utrecht, the Netherlands, for 20 hours per week.
November 1999 – January 2001
Internal translator/corrector for the above-mentioned translation agency for 8 hours per week plus freelance translation.
January 2000 – March 2001
English lessons for adult groups at Corus (Hoogovens), the Netherlands; four groups of up to eight participants, various levels.
2001 – present
Freelance translation. Registered as HenMor Translations with the Chamber of Commerce as ‘one-man business’ on 1 February 2001.
Native English speaker Yes
Language pairs Dutch to English
Sworn translator No

Jane Sykes

Utrecht
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Services editing, proofreading, translating
Specialities agriculture and fisheries, education, health and medicine, natural sciences
Native English speaker Yes
Language pairs Dutch to English
Sworn translator No