Yao Shun translation services
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Peter Fan
Peter Fan
General Manager

Peter has been a professional translator for 29 years. Leveraging his broad experience, he has led his team through highly demanding assignments for both the public and private sectors. His specialist strengths include financial, legal, governmental, business and literary projects.

Peter remains one of only a handful of Hong Kong linguists who have been admitted to or are simultaneously accredited/recognized by translation authorities in the US, the UK, Australia and the PRC. In 2006, he became the first four local linguistic professionals honoured as an "Expert Member of the Translators Association of China", and in 2009, he was elected council member of the Association.

From 1997 onwards, Peter has lectured extensively on financial, business, legal and technical translation at universities. He has also given 18 interviews to the local media such as The Hong Kong Economic Times, Sing Tao Daily News, Ming Pao, RTHK and Metro Finance.

Peter's qualifications are listed below:

Academic Attainments:
  • Master of Arts in Translation and Interpretation
  • Master of Arts in Computer-Aided Translation
  • Final Diploma in English and Chinese
  • Advanced Diploma in Translation, Hong Kong Translation Society
  • Diploma in Translation, CIoL (UK)
  • Higher Certificate in Legal Translation
  • Examiner of the Diploma in Translation of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, UK (1999-2008)
  • Holder of Qualification Certificate of Translation Proficiency of the PRC
  • Holder of NAETI Certificate of English Translation of the PRC
  • Visiting Professor, Zhuhai Campus of Beijing Institute of Technology, PRC (2007-2010)
  • Part-time Lecturer in Translation, CUHK
  • Part-time Instructor in Translation, HKU SPACE (2007)

Professional Memberships:
  • Member and Certified Translator (Eng/Chi) of the American Translators Association
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, UK
  • Accredited E/C & C/E Translator of NAATI, Australia
  • Expert Member (專家會員) and Council Member of the Translators Association of China
  • Honorary Council Member (名譽理事) of the Translators Association of Guangdong, PRC
  • Life Member of Hong Kong Translation Society

Industry Awards:
  • Grade I Award for thesis submitted at The 2nd National Symposium on Pragmatic Translation, 2006
  • Grade I Award for thesis submitted at The 3rd National Symposium on Multilingual Translation Theories, 2002

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Chartered Linguist
CIOL,United Kingdom

CIOL, United Kingdom

Certified Translator
NAATI, Australia
Translators Association of China

Senior Member
Translators Association of China

Certified Translator
ATA, United States

Certified Translator
STIBC, Canada