Fernando D. Walker

Fernando D. Walker

English > Spanish Translator Specializing in Renewable Energy and Sustainability

Location
Argentina
Industry
Translation and Localization

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Fernando D. Walker's Overview

Current
  • Co-Founder and Translator at Iwóka Translation Studio
  • Professor of IT at Instituto Superior de Profesorado N.º 8 "Almirante G. Brown"
Past
  • Voting Member in the Board of Directors at International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI)
  • Collaborator at North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE)
  • Co-Head of the Foreign Relations Committee at International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI)
  • English-into-Spanish Language Mediator at Translation Industry
Education
  • Instituto Superior de Profesorado N.º 8 "Almte. G. Brown"
  • Instituto Superior de Profesorado N.º 8 "Almte. G. Brown"
Connections

500+ connections

Fernando D. Walker's Summary

Fernando D. Walker is an English-into-Spanish language mediator who specializes in the fields of Renewable Energy and Sustainability. He makes use of his pro-active attitude, motivation and passion to help individuals, groups, organizations and businesses involved in the Renewable Energy and Sustainability sectors deliver their messages clearly and consistently throughout the Spanish-speaking countries.

Fernando holds a B. A. in Translation and a Diploma in Interpreting. He is one of the founders of the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI) and is a certified translator under the authority of the Board of Professional Translators of Santa Fe (Argentina). He was a contributor to the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE), an association that honored his achievement as a language mediator by offering him the opportunity to participate in the revision of the Dictionary of Americanisms. He is also a professor of an IT workshop for students at his alma mater, the Instituto Superior de Profesorado N.º 8 “Almirante G. Brown” of Argentina.

Specialties:

Biodiversity,
Sustainability,
Climate Change,
Renewable Energy,
English>Spanish Translator,
Language Consulting,
Certified Translations,
Revision of Spanish documents

Fernando D. Walker's Experience

Co-Founder and Translator

Iwóka Translation Studio

Partnership; 1-10 employees; Translation and Localization industry

2008Present (6 years)

Iwóka Translation Studio provides linguistic services from English into Spanish to eco-friendly individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who want to communicate with Spanish-speaking communities effectively and in a culturally sensitive way so that they can increase their competitive edge in a globalized market while spreading their green ideas and contributing to saving the planet Earth.

Professor of IT

Instituto Superior de Profesorado N.º 8 "Almirante G. Brown"

April 2011Present (3 years 6 months)

I am in charge of an IT workshop for students of the four-year translation program at the Instituto Superior de Profesorado N.º 8 "Almirante G. Brown." The workshop consists of providing the students with the necessary tools that will allow them to be well prepared to enter the professional world.

Voting Member in the Board of Directors

International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI)

February 2013January 2014 (1 year)

Ad honorem position.

Public Company; 51-200 employees; Writing and Editing industry

2009January 2014 (5 years)

Below you will find the letter of recommendation I received from the president of ANLE, Gerardo Piña-Rosales.

Co-Head of the Foreign Relations Committee

International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI)

June 2012February 2013 (9 months)

I was in charge of coordinating and organizing the promotion of IAPTI's activities in different channels.

English-into-Spanish Language Mediator

Translation Industry

20022007 (5 years)

Provided translation services to various international and national direct clients and translation agencies with excellent results.

Fernando D. Walker's Education

Instituto Superior de Profesorado N.º 8 "Almte. G. Brown"

Diploma in Interpreting, Interpreting

20092010

Instituto Superior de Profesorado N.º 8 "Almte. G. Brown"

B.A. in Technical, Scientific, and Literary Translation, Translation

19962001

Fernando D. Walker's Certifications

  • Certified English-into-Spanish Translator

    • Board of Professional Translators of Santa Fe (Argentina)
    • License 212/01
    • February 2004
  • Member - English-into-Spanish Translator

    • International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI)
    • License 8
    • September 2009 to March 2014

Fernando D. Walker's Skills & Expertise

  1. Energy
  2. Translation
  3. Spanish
  4. Renewable Energy
  5. Environmental Awareness
  6. Wind Energy
  7. Biodiversity
  8. English
  9. Communication
  10. Wind
  11. Terminology
  12. Nature
  13. Proofreading
  14. Linguistics
  15. Language Services
  16. Copy Editing
  17. Editing
  18. Intercultural Communication
  19. Localization
  20. Technical Translation
  21. SDL Trados

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Fernando D. Walker's Languages

  • English

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Spanish

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • French

    (Elementary proficiency)

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