Simon George

Simon George

Summary

Thames Translations, based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, offering translation and Interpreting services in all languages. Tel 08700 111130 I am the managing director of Thames Translations - one of the longest established translation agencies in the UK. I also publish The Hertfordshire Business Independent, the premier business magazine in Hertfordshire. We also run The Hertfordshire Business Expo, a 6 monthly Exhibition and Conference attracting approx 700 delegates. see www.hertsexpo.co.uk Thames Translations - based in Harpenden Hertfordshire - provides high quality translation services to a broad range of professional and commercial organisations. Thames Translations utilises over 2000 'mother-tongue qualified' translators who are experts in many different disciplines. I acquired Thames Translations (now in its 40th successful year) in 1997. Our success continues to be built on a reputation for excellence, reliability and innovation. Our 'online project management' system which enables clients to monitor their projects through every stage of delivery, is an industry leader. Prior to owning Thames Translations I set up my own music business with my own studio and label. When some of our biggest selling tracks achieved international success and sales really took off, I experienced at first hand the enormous power and potential of international markets. The breaking down of cultural business barriers was one of the things that really inspired me to become involved in translations. I derive enormous satisfaction from the success of my company. And it's a real buzz for me to see clients doing well as a result of the services that our agency provides. Outside work, I relax by playing tennis, representing Harpenden in the Herts League. This is me playing at Wimbledon!, not actually during the championships unfortunately. The people you can see are mannequins, used for the making of the movie "Wimbledon" shot a few years back I also love cooking and spending time with my wife and two children.

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Website URL: http://www.thames-translations.com
Blog URL: http://thamestranslations.wordpress.com/
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David Holroyd-Doveton

"I attended the Hertfordshire Business EXPO yesterday where we had a stand for The Ecademy Digital School. Simon had organised the whole event which must have been quite a task. The event was really well run and organised from start to finish and Simon must be congratulated for putting together such a well run and supported event. He had brilliant Key Note Speakers and a good cross section os exhibitors. Well done Simon. David"

Victor Marques

"Thanks dear Simon for being in my network.. I Wish abundance for you and the one that you love...it was great the blackstar meeting on monday. Fantastic Christmas and very happy new year.. Big hug from Douro Valley. Victor Marques"

Iveta D.

"A serious businessman, thinking forward to the benefit of his clients. A pleasure "meeting you" here online, Simon - thank you for connecting, and great that there are also business developments and results. I was impressed by Simon's pro-active and focused approach. Best regards, Iveta"

Rod Sloane

"Simon runs Herts Connections an excellent networking group in Harpenden. The event has a real buzz that is due to all the work Simon and his team puts in. Make sure you pay a visit, you will enjoy it. "

MariƩme Jamme

"Impressive guy! He is definitely worth while knowing. Simon has got a strategy which can be adoptable in any organisation. He is a quick thinker, personable and understands the meaning of networking! Highly Recommended! A real asset to Ecademy. Keep the good work Simon! :-)"

Victor Marques

"Simon is fantastic friend and great networker! Life is about farming in a most humble way! Thanks a lot for belong to my group of amazing people that love to help each other. Kindest regards! Victor Marques"

Thomas Power

"One of the loveliest people you are likely to meet. Intelligent, genuine, approachable, generous, kind hearted, real. Simon is a man who knows what he wants but he won't force the creation of it, he it allows it to flow and arrive when its ready. Highly recommended, solid character. Reliable. "

Dr Ravi Jain

"When Simon speaks take heed. His advice and contributions are both powerful and true. Always willing to help others. Simon is going places! Thoroughly recommended."

Judith Germain

"Simon is great company, witty, fun, intelligent, fair and objective he is an absolute pleasure to be around. He is also a serious businessman, insightful and well connected. I have no hesitation in recommending Simon, he is great person to have in your network."

Debbie Tarrier

" Simon willingly gives his time, advice, support & friendship. I can't imagine anyone ever having a bad word to say about him... and if they did, they are probably not worth knowing. You are missing out if you haven't connected & got to know him yet, so don't waste another moment. :) "

Warren Cass

"One of the most supportive people I have met in Blackstar, he always goes the extra mile. A serious businessman with a serious business, who also knows how to let his hair down. Not only have we become friends, but I am looking forward to a long professional relationship with him moving forward."

Mark Lee

"Over the last few months I've chatted with Simon on several occasions and shared a number of 'virtual table' sessions with him at networking events. He regularly volunteers useful contributions and has a number of new business ideas for himself. Earlier tonight he picked up on something I mentioned in passing and his suggestion will help me resolve a business challenge in a simple commercial and very helpful way. On top of all this he's good company too. "

Neville Ward

"Powerful networker with an excellent network of contacts. Always willing to give of his time, experience and effort. He is the right sort of person to have on your side."

Malcolm Tullett

"Simon is just a thoroughly nice man ..!! He's definitely a giver, loads of fun and you all need to connect, right now .. !!"

Darren West

"Simon is an extremely creative entrepreneur and phenomenal networker. He has an unrivalled network of clients, suppliers and contacts. Someone you really want to have as a sounding board..And fun to be with too! "

Entrepreneur's Coach Gareth Emberton

"Simon is a true entrepreneur. He started a business and grew his expertise in the field of translation and as a result brings something very different to his sector. His vision for the future of his business builds value for his clients making a difference compared to his competitors. Whether you need a translation project completing or you wish to connect with Simon you will gain value from the time spent with him. Gareth Emberton Onward Consulting Ltd"

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