Managing Director, Patent Translation & Filing
- Managing Director, Patent Translation & Filing (April 2017 – Present)
- Director, RWS Group (2009 – April 2017)
- Managing Director, RWS Translations (2007 – 2009)
- Deputy Managing Director, RWS Translations (2003 – 2007)
- Translator (1999 – 2003)
- Senior Translation Checker (1997 – 1999)
- Translation Checker (1993 – 1997)
- BA (Hons) French and German, Durham University
Managing Director, Patent Translation & Filing: overall managerial responsibility for patent translation and filing services including online platform, inovia.
Highly experienced leader with extensive market and industry knowledge: with over 24 years of experience in various positions across RWS, Charles uses his deep knowledge of the translation and intellectual property industries to help inform the company’s strategic direction.
Strong commercial skills: as an established leader within RWS, Charles takes overall responsibility for supplier management, acts as a senior point of contact for major client accounts, and leads on contract negotiations.
Personnel management: based at Head Office, Charles acts as a key point of contact for staff across the business and oversees the flow of work between departments.