Translation services

Upward Systems can offer professional technical translations from

  • French
  • German
  • Dutch

into English.

CV of our project manager for translation services, Christine van der Ham:

Professional Experience


Project manager for Upward Systems translation services

1997 – 2008

Director of European Language Services
Clients include medical research centres; pharmaceutical companies; UN branches at Geneva; US and French state corporations; Siemens; SNCF; agencies.
1988 Council of Europe
Trainer in Report Writing for non-native speakers of English
1974-1990 Bradford College, U.K. Senior Lecturer. Professional English language training to adults, specialising in open learning systems, scientific, technical and commercial English


  • engineering
  • transport
  • general medicine
  • pharmaceutics
  • software manuals
  • international law


  • French – English (mother tongue)
  • German – English
  • Dutch – English


Oxford University, UK MA in German and French 1967
University of Kent at Canterbury, UK MA in Applied Linguistics 1976
Guy’s Hospital Medical School, London University, UK
MSc in Human Communication 1983
Royal Society of Arts Diploma in TEFL 1976
Oxford University Certificate in Education, 1971