Professional Information

Profession

Translator

Source Language

Japanese

Target Language

English

Specialties

Finance, specifically securities research (equities, economics, fixed income)

Background

I've been translating business Japanese since 1989 and have specialized in securities research since 1995. Managed research production departments at Lehman Brothers, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Nikko Salomon Smith Barney in Tokyo. Also a research analyst (pulp & paper) at Nikko Salomon in Tokyo. Served two years as president of the Yokohama Country and Athletic Club. Left Japan after 20 years in 2007 and have been based in Australia since. Former holder of Series 7 and 16 and gaimuin qualifications. Passed Japanese language proficiency test level 1. CFA charterholder.