This language project management life – Kate (1)

“Kate – tell us about your time so far in our language project management.”

Kate – whose languages are Italian, French and Spanish – (with a passion for Arabic and a burgeoning interest in Kurdish and Farsi) – has been a PM here since 2022, joining us from another language services provider, bringing her BA in French and Italian and MA in Applied Translation Studies.

In that short time here she’s already managed over 170 projects, reviewing over 480,000 words. Among that have been some really high-profile assignments, and in this interview (below) she discusses a language project for a leading NGO that could have gone horribly wrong for them – but didn’t, because they checked with us first. And out of that came a much bigger tale…

Language project management here is always different and usually enjoyable – and as Kate mentions, will often expand your knowledge. Every day’s a school day…

Let’s hear more

Now – let’s hand over to Kate, interviewed by our MD Lynn Everson.