Roy Allkin, Co-founder and Director, Wolfestone Translation Ltd

ATC Chairman
Member ATC Membership Committee
Member ATC Conference Organising Commitee

Roy Allkin is the co-founder and Operations Director of Wolfestone Translation Ltd Ltd

Vice Chairman

Jesper Sandberg, Executive Chairman, STP Nordic

Vice-chair ATC
Member ATC Conference Organising Committee
Member ATC Membership Committee

Jesper Sandberg graduated in Denmark in 1990 with a vocational Master's degree in technical, legal and commercial translation and interpreting.



Cherie Plaice, MD, Wordfish Translations

ATC Treasurer
ATC's EUATC Representative
Member Conference Organising Committee 

Cherie Plaice is the founder and MD of Wordfish Translations (formerly SBC Translations). 

General Secretary

Geoffrey Bowden, General Secretary

Geoffrey has served the Association of Translation Companies for 37 years and will be retiring at the end of June 2017.

Council member

Isabella Moore CBE, Co-Director, Comtec Translations
Chair, PR & Public Affairs Committee
Member ATC Ethics Committee

Isabella is Co-Director of Comtec Translations , which Isabella originally founded in 1986, sold in 20002 and re-acquired with daughter, Sophie Howe, in 2007,

Council member

Paul Stewart, Director, Wessex Translations
Member ATC ISO Advisory Panel

Member ISO Mirror Group

Paul Stewart is director of Wessex Translations Limited, the longest standing member of the ATC. Paul holds the National Diploma in Agriculture from Harper Adams University College, and a Diploma in Management Studies.




Council member

Levent Yildizgoren, MD, TTC wetranslate

Levent is the Managing Director of TTC wetranslate . He is a seasoned English-Turkish translator and a PRINCE2 qualified project manager. Levent has been in the translation industry since 1992.


Council member

Lynn Everson, MD, Lifeline Languages
Member ATC ISO Advisory Panel

With an MA in Translation, Lynn is MCIL (Spanish) and MITI (French) and founded Lifeline Language Services in 1990 to provide emergency response language to the haulage industry.

Council member

Ruth Partington, Founder, RP Translate
ATC Membership Committee
Chair ATC Conference Organising Committee

Ruth Partington graduated in 1986 with a degree in Russian and Italian from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London.

Council member

Mark Robinson, MD, Alexika

Member of the ATC PR and Public Affairs Committee

Mark has a degree in German Studies from the University of Lancaster, a Diploma in Translation from the Chartered Institute of Linguists and an MBA from Cranfield University.


Council member

Christine Weightman, CEO ETLS International

Member PR & Public Affairs Committee
Member ATC Ethics Committee

Christine Weightman, the Chief Executive of ETLS International, has been working in the translation profession for more than 25 years, after an earlier career in management.


Co-opted Council member

Raisa McNab, Quality & Training Manager, Sandberg Translation Partners (STP)

Co-opted Council lead on standards

She chairs the ATC's ISO commenting group. At STP she is responsible for it’s quality management system and translation services standard certification.



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