Len Forster (translator)


Well-traveled, well-educated translator with extensive background in business and investments. I translate literature, first, because I love to read, and, secondly, because I love to share what I read in Spanish with those who love to read in English.

Len forster

Professional and Work Experience

Currently Employed As:

Freelance Translator/Interpreter (Spanish - English):  Works of modern fiction, legal/financial articles, magazine articles, classroom materials.  1995 to present.  Estepona, Málaga, Spain and Atlanta, GA USA.

Adjunct Professor: Stetson College of Business & Economics of Mercer University, MBA for International Students Program.  Currently employed.

Corporate Personal Coach:  Self-employed.  Providing personal and individual coaching to middle managers of public (and other) companies, specializing in recently transferred executives who are speakers of English as a second language.  2005 to present.  Atlanta, GA.

Previously Employed As:

Adjunct Professor:  Mercer University English Language Institute, teaching of English and Pre-MBA program to international students.  2012 to 2015.  Atlanta, GA USA

Owner/Director:  Heretic Language School, teaching of English and Spanish.  2000 - 2005.  Estepona, Málaga, Spain.

Interpreter:  Court of Primera Instancia and Marbella Hospital.  1997 to 2005. Estepona, Málaga, Spain.

International Business Consultant:  International Business and Banking. Consultant to Individuals and Businesses.  1967 - 2000.  Atlanta, GA USA and Estepona, Málaga, Spain.

Registered Investment Advisor/Registered Principal (NYSE):  Supervision and management of investment portfolios.  Atlanta, GA 1968 - 1993.

Adjunct Professor:  Adjunct Professor in Personal Financial Planning, University of Kentucky Community College, Prestonsburg, KY.  1985 - 1987.

Financial Counsel:  Isphording, Payne & Muirhead (a Florida law firm), responsible for client financial/business planning and design of qualified retirement plans.  1975 - 1976.

Search and Rescue Aviator:  U.S. Coast Guard, NAS Jacksonsville, FL and Elizabeth City, NC, USA.  1963 - 1967.

Technical Support Specialist:  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Mercury and Apollo Projects.  1962 - 1963.

Work Related Education:

Graduate Certificate in Translation, English to Spanish, Georgia State University, 2013.

Graduate Certificate in Translation, Spanish to English, Georgia State University, 2013.

Bridging the Gap Professional Medical Interpreter Training (40 hours), 2014.

MBA, Nova Southeastern University, 1982.

BA, Florida Atlantic University, 1977.

Work Related Publishing:

The Language Heretic's Super Crash Course in Spanish Conversation & Culture.  AuthorHouse Publishing, UK, 2004.

I grew up in Miami and spent nearly 20 years living in España, so I have a great familiarity with both Latin American Spanish and the Spanish of España.


Native language: English
Translates from: Spanish
Translates into: English

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Books fully translated by this user:

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Author review:
Estoy muy satisfecho con la traducción. Len siempre dispuesto a comentar cualquier matiz del texto, cuando fuera necesario para tener una traducción perfecta
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