Dorothy (but known as Ann) Ann Pattison Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Dorothy (but known as Ann) Ann Pattison

Freelance translator and author
Fellow of the ITI

I was initiated into the craft of translation whilst employed as an in-house translator-abstractor with Fisons Ltd, and then went freelance, producing abstracts from foreign journals for various research institutions and commercial publications, gaining useful experience from short-term contracts in Geneva. I taught translation at the University of Surrey, London Metropolitan University, and Imperial College, and was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster until 2011.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Translation  from French and German into English
    Medical and patent translation
    Also social sciences and French history
    Creative writing

Personal Interests

    I have written  a novel "Notes out of Time" (available from, compiled two anthologies of work by Sutton Writers and had a number of children’s stories published on an App called Storytime for Kids (Lite), available on Google Play. Two local history plays I wrote have been performed by community theatre groups.


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