Nathaniel Elcock trained as a translator and conference interpreter at the University of Leeds, having studied languages at York. He teaches the fourth-year French, German and theoretical translation modules, drawing on his experience as a translator and interpreter. Working both with agencies and clients direct, he has undertaken projects for some of the world’s largest and most well-known organisations. He has particular experience in the fields of intellectual property, mechanical engineering and nuclear power.
Nathaniel also provides occasional training on the MA interpreting programmes in the Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Leeds. He was formerly Tutor in Interpreting at the University of Sheffield, and Project Assistant of the National Network for Interpreting (NNI) and the National Network for Translation (NNT), both of which form part of the government-funded 'Routes into Languages' programme. This role involved organising careers and training events, and providing advice to people considering a career in language services. Nathaniel is a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL) and the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI).