Hannah graduated with a First-Class Honours degree in French from the University of Sheffield. She won the David Morris Prize for French during her time there, and went on to be awarded an Entente Cordiale scholarship from the French Embassy in London that allowed her to pursue a Masters degree in Professional Translation from the ITIRI in Strasbourg. She has been translating for five years and is a professional writer and playwright living in Lille. She co-founded the Brighton Language Collective, a coworking space for professional linguists.
Alison Dickens-Doyle: The Academic
Dr Doyle is a Change Management Specialist and psychologist running her own consultancy in Dublin. She holds a PhD in Special Education and is a researcher, published author and member of the Association of Education Psychologists, the British Psychological Society and the Phycological Society of Ireland. Alison is the person we call on when a meticulous eye for detail is required. She’s also a writer with a Diploma in Screenwriting from Birkbeck College London and a certified graphic designer.
Jack Doyle: The Creative
Jack is a photographer, graphic designer and musician living and working in Berlin. He graduated with a degree in Computer Science, Linguistics and French from Trinity College Dublin and is our go-to man for all web-based projects. He can rustle up designs, websites and coding and is also on-hand for proofreading web-, photography- and music-related translations.
Pip Dickens: The Artist
Pip has a Masters in Fine Art from the Slade School of Art and is a working painter. Once a lecturer at Leeds University, she now lectures in Fine Art (painting) at Lancaster University, and is our resident art and design expert. The stories and concepts behind Pip’s abstract paintings require huge amounts of historical research, and she never lets us down when it comes to her knowledge of the arts, history and culture.
Beth Doyle: The Fashion and Cosmetics Expert
Beth graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a BA (Hons) in French and Russian and worked as a Senior Client Relationship Manager for Francophone and Anglophone clients. Today, she is a Corporate Actions Specialist and Part-Time Business Transformation Project Coordinator as well as being passionate about all things beauty, fashion and cosmetics – making her just the person you need to proofread industry-specific texts.