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Financial translation agency with expert translators and multilingual journalists focusing on the shipping industry

Our expert financial translation agency provides shipping and maritime businesses with impeccable Scandinavian translation, sharp journalism and insightful business intelligence for clear communications. From business journalism to your own dedicated Swedish translator, we draw on over 25 years of experience to deliver the highest possible standards.

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Andrew Draper
Director. BA, MCIL

    Journalist, editor, linguist, project manager. Honours degree in Scandinavian Studies from University College London (1986). Nordic correspondent in Copenhagen for international media from 1990-95, plus other periods of work and study in Denmark. Currently directs the translation and journalism operations of Nordic International. A chartered linguist, Andrew is one of only two people in the UK to hold this status in the Danish-English language pair.

    Passions: learning the accordion, riding his Triumph Bonneville motorcycle (advanced rider with the Institute of Advanced Motorists), serving as President and experienced Level 2 coach at Rhondda Swimming Club.

    Clair Gwilliam
    Office Manager. BA

      Office Manager. BA degree in Town Planning from Polytechnic of the South Bank (1987). Formerly a design and conservation town planning officer and school teacher, Clair now keeps a tight ship and manages our financial and administrative affairs.

      Passions: Pilates, playing guitar, Welsh hill walking and playing in a band when time permits. She is a competent linguist and speaks Danish and Welsh in addition to her native English.

      Annette Graf-Walker
      Project Manager. MA

        Translator, proofreader, linguist, project manager. Master's degree in English and German from University of Southern Denmark (2000). Secondary school teacher (2002-05). Works as translator and project manager. Bilingual in German and Danish.

        Passions: running in forests, keeping fit, travel and old cultures / religions.

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