Ian Douglas Trickett
Date & place of birth: 6 May 1949, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Nationality: British and French
Moved to Valencia, Spain. Continuing as a freelance translator.
Moved to the Tarn region to continue working as a freelance translator.
Director of a centre for language training, translation & interpreting service in Dordogne, France, the sarl Langues Vives, which organised residential language courses (English, Spanish, French as a Foreign Language and German) for an essentially business clientele (senior executives, engineers, technicians). FFL clientele essentially targeted mature Americans and British wishing to perfect their knowledge of French language, culture, heritage and art de vivre generally. The company was also active in the translation field.
Sworn translator for the Bordeaux Court of Appeal.
Translator with executive status at Thomson Branche Médicale (CGR) headquarters in Paris. In charge of translation & drafting of sales, marketing and technical literature in the field of diagnostic imaging (radiology, CT scanners, MRI, radiotherapy etc.).
Self-employed as director of a debt-collecting company. Collecting & legal experience.
French teacher in the UK (secondary education in the private sector) and freelance translator.
Manchester University. M.A. French Studies. Master’s Degree thesis on "The relationship between reader and writer in Les Chants de Maldoror by Lautréamont".
Manchester University. B.A. Honours French Studies. Thesis on "The Watercolours of Cézanne "
Poetry, sculpture, painting, visual arts, photography.