Robert Hindson

Robert Hindson – Translator

Translator of non-fiction books from French, Spanish or Portuguese into English. Specialising in science, technology and environment.


I have a background in Earth Sciences at degree and masters level, and have worked in the mining industry as a geologist. I have been a teacher for over 20 years across all levels of maths and sciences. I am also interested in history and politics. Having travelled widely in the Spanish speaking world I achieved an Intermediate Diploma in Spanish Translation. I have worked as a part time translator working from French, Spanish and Portuguese into English for 10 years on articles and books related to sciences and the environment. Between 2012 and 2017 I worked freelance for the following agencies: Adhoc, APT Karin Hertog, Capita Translation, AVB, Geotext and Transperfect. Over recent years I have worked on the following publications from Spanish to English

Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Physics & Chemistry
Spanish to English
  • BSc Hons Geology
  • MSc Mineral Exploration
  • PGCE Secondary Science Teaching Certificate
  • Int Diploma Spanish to English (IoL)

Work experience


Jun, 2012 — Present

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