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Yilmaz Duzen
PERSONAL INFORMATION
 
Forename & Surname YILMAZ DUZEN FCIL, FITI, CL(I), DIPTRANS (IOLET)
Address 100. Yıl Mah., Prof. Dr. Erdal İnönü Cad., Saygınkent Sitesi F-Blok, K: 7, D: 25, Nilüfer BURSA / TURKEY
Telephone +90 (0) 224 501 0202
Mobile +90 (0) 531 031 8419
E-mail mail@yilmazduzen.com www.yilmazduzen.com
Nationality Turkish & British (dual nationality)
Date and plaece of birth 02/02/1962 Istanbul, TURKEY
Profession Conference, Business and Court Interpreter (Turkish A / English A) & Translator Turkish < > English (both ways)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (FCIL) (2008)
Fellow of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (FITI) (2008)
Chartered Linguist Interpreter CL (I) (2008)
Diploma in Translation (@ Master’s Degree)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
1985 - Present Fully vetted and approved Turkish Interpreter and Translator, for:

European Institutions: European Commission; European Parliament; ECHR; European Works Councils; European acquis conferences; delegation visits.
Government & Diplomatic: Prime Minister’s Office; Foreign & Commonwealth Office;
HMRC; UKBA; Turkish Diplomatic Mission; Turkish President; Prime Minister; Ministers; Ministers of Parliament; governors and civil servants.
Trade & Commerce: Turkish British Chamber of Commerce and Industry; UK Trade & Investment; Invest in Turkey; international fairs and exhibitions; trade missions; commercial agreements; mergers and acquisitions; economic summits; roadshows.
Legal Institutions: International Arbitration Courts - London, Paris, Geneva, Zurich; UK
criminal and civil courts; High Court; Court of Appeal; solicitors, barristers; fraud investigators.
Law & Order: Police stations; prisons; probation services; Crown Prosecution Service.
Press & Media: BBC; CNN; SKY; Euronews; national newspapers.
Finance & Banking: European Central Bank; Merrill Lynch; Morgan Stanley; insurers.
Pharmaceutical & Medical: Pfizer; Glaxo; Johnson & Johnson; Lilly; Covidien; Novo Nordisk.
Automobile Manufacturers: BMW; Volvo; Toyota; General Motors; Ford.
Global Sporting Events: UEFA; FIFA; UCI; Formula 1; London Olympics 2012.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
 
1981 - 1985 UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA
BA (Honours) Degree in Languages and Linguistics
Study abroad at the University of Caen, Normandy, France (1983-1984)
1984 - 1985 UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA
Diploma in Conference Interpreting (trained to European Economic Community Interpreting Standards)
2001 CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LINGUISTS
Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (Law option)
2001 NEW SCOTLAND YARD
Assessment Test for London Metropolitan Police Interpreters
2001 CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LINGUISTS
Diploma in Translation
OTHER LANGUAGES

French (C), Russian (Subsidary Level)

ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS
Between 1991 and 2010, I served on the Councils and Committees of ITI, CIoL, APCI and NRPSI, represented the interpreting profession at the highest levels (Ministry of Justice, ACPO, EULITA), organised annual training programmes, seminars and conferences, took part in seminars, talks and lectures and gave television and radio interviews. All of this necessitated a high degree of interaction and communication with the governing bodies of my professional associations, and with my colleagues.
CONTRUBITION TO PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
I have served as a Member of the governing bodies of the following professional associations and held the following posts and positions:
2009 - 2011 National Register of Public Service Interpreters’ Committee
2006 - 2010 Director and Member of Council of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting:
Interpreters’ Representative on Council
2004 - 2008 ITI – London Regional Group Committee, Interpreters’ Representative
1998 - 2001 National Register of Public Service Interpreters’ Panel of Experts
1998 - 2000 Association of Police and Court Interpreters’ Admissions Panel
1997 - 1998 ITI Interpreters’ Steering Committee
1994 - 1996 Disciplinary Board – Chartered Institute of Linguists
1993 - 1996 Applications Committee – Chartered Institute of Linguists
1993 - 1996 Director and Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists
1992 - 1194 Association of Police and Court Interpreters Committee
1991 - 1993 Chartered Institute of Linguists Interpreting Division Committee
INTEREST

Networking with fellow interpreters and translators, mentoring (I have been a mentor for the ITI Orientation Course since 2008), Continuing Professional Development

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Signatory to the Official Secrets Act (United Kingdom) 1989
Sweet & Maxwell checked Expert Witness to Civil & Criminal Courts in the UK (Formerly)
Bursa 16th Notary Public certified sworn translator & official interpreter
Ministry of Justice approved official interpreter for all Turkish courts
Additional services: revising; editing; transcribing; subtitling; interpreter training; translation tutor; examining
Rates available on request
References available on request

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