Peter is a native Chinese and Canadian who has studied and worked for twenty-six years in North America and eighteen years in Hong Kong with English as the working language. He was a senior manager in global 500 and fortune 1000 companies for many years and worked with companies and subsidiaries in China and around the world. Peter has extensive experience in business, technical, academic and general writing in English and Chinese (traditional and simplified), and translation between the two languages. He has studied Chinese culture, history, and literature since an early age.
Peter has a Ph.D., MBA and was a certified accountant. He can read, write and speak native-level English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese).
Summary of Industry Experience
Peter has translated newspaper articles on various topics from Chinese to English. These are mostly time-sensitive jobs that have to be completed in an hour or less. Local terms and proper names have to be translated correctly so a certain amount of research is required.
Summary of Product Experience
Peter has been working in translation from English (US and UK) into Chinese (traditional and simplified) and vice versa for many years as part of his job at a global 500 company and as a freelance translator.