Chartered Translator, Jaquelina Guardamagna is the founder of ‘Translator in London’. With two BA degrees, Jaquelina offers English-Spanish translation, interpreting and internationalisation consultancy services to Corporations, Business Owners, Diplomatic and Government Departments from the UK, Spain and Latin America. Jaquelina has been elected as Member of Council at CIOL in 2017 and serves as Member of the Editorial Board of ‘The Linguist’ magazine since 2015. Jaquelina has been sharing her advice on good business practice through seminars at the Language Show since 2015 and through publications at ‘The Linguist’ journal.
After graduating as a Translator from the National University of Cordoba in Argentina Jaquelina was awarded a scholarship by the University of Westminster in London, where she completed courses not only in Translation but also in International Relations, Cross-cultural Communications, Academic English and Teaching. In 2003, she graduated as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language whilst working as Manager of an international language school.
In 2005, she completed a course on Translation for Media, Subtitling and Voice-Overs at City University. She worked as an interpreter on Live TV at ‘This Morning Show’ in 2013 and as a translator for ITV and ITN.
She received a certification in Effective Search Engine Marketing and Copy-writing in 2010 by the SEMPO Institute.
Jaquelina has also worked as an interpreter in press conferences for the Ministry of Tourism of Argentina and the Ministry of Education of Puebla, Mexico. She has been a Teacher of Spanish at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and an Examiner at the Ministry of Defence.