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Name: DAVID SHERIDAN       Age: 45
Nationality: BRITISH        
Tel. 07757 557 951      
E-mail: david@davira.demon.co.uk        

 

BRIEF SUMMARY OF EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

1976-77 ST. GREGORY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL, ARDWICK, MANCHESTER

1980-81 COLLEGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION, CRUMPSALL

1986-89 UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

BA Honours in Russian Studies.

Areas of Study: Russian Language, Russian and Soviet Literature, Russian and Soviet History, Russian philosophical thought. Included a term studying in the USSR.

I won the Walters Scholarship Prize for my first year’s work.

Graduated with a First Class degree.

Being a fluent Russian speaker, since graduating, I have worked continously as a freelance translator and interpreter.

SKILLS

SUMMARY OF WORK EXPERIENCE

Feb-Jul 1999 TEMPORARY WORK

I worked as a temporary Computer Support Administrator in the computer support section at Thorn UK plc in Theale. Whilst there, I:

1997-98 SURREY TRANSLATION BUREAU

I worked as a Project Manager for Surrey Translation Bureau. This involved:

1994-95 RACAL ELECTRONICS LIMITED

I was employed on a temporary contract (to cover maternity leave) by Racal Electronics in their East European Trade Division as a Marketing Officer. Whilst there:

1989-94 MANCHESTER BUSINESS SCHOOL

I worked at the Manchester Business School as a Research Associate in the CIS Research unit. I was engaged in organising course programmes for groups of middle- and top-level managers from the Soviet Union which were run primarily with the assistance of the British Council. Whilst there I:

AT PRESENT

I work and as a freelance interpreter/translator for a number of agencies and organisations on an ongoing basis. I have also, since leaving Racal, worked for them as a freelance translator. Some of my more interesting projects have been:

PERSONAL INTERESTS

I am a keen photographer and enjoy most sports. I am also quite a keen chess player, although I have not played competitively since 1984 when I was on the National List of the country’s top two hundred players. I also enjoy watching soccer and American football.

REFEREES

References from referees can be provided upon request.

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