Management Team

Managing Director, IP Services

Charles Sitch

Career Highlights
  • Managing Director, IP Services (April 2017 – Present)
  • 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
Scope of Role

Managing Director: overall managerial responsibility for patent translation and filing services including online platform, inovia.

Key Experience

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.