Robin Bennett - Founder and Trustee Director
Robin founded The Aktuel Translation Group (incorporating PTI) in London in 1992, after graduating from London University (Royal Holloway) with a degree in Modern Languages.
Aktuel Translations has grown steadily since to be one of the most respectedtechnical translation agencies in the world and was recognised by the Who’s Who of British Business as one of the fastest growing companies in the UK in 2003. Robin also writes books and lectures on Entrepreneurship.
Married with 3 children, he will play just about any sport (poorly) when time allows.
Charlie Homewood - Managing Director
Charlie Homewood finished his degree in French and German at the University of Durham in 2012 and has been our Senior Project Director since August 2013, being primarily involved in an operational role: namely quoting, sourcing translators, quality control and business development.
Charlie’s interests include cricket, squash, acoustic guitar and irony.
Francesca Scaccabarozzi - Project Director
Francesca is from Italy and graduated from the University of Bergamo in 2016 with a Master’s Degree in foreign languages and literatures (focusing on English, French).
In 2014, she spent a semester as an exchange student in the US, and after working in translation for a couple of years in Italy, she came to the UK in May 2018.
She enjoys reading, watching movies, travelling and swimming.
Carys Robins - Senior Project Manager and In-house Translator
Carys graduated from the University of Bath in 2020 having studied French and Italian.
She joined us in January 2021 for an internship and has since become a translator and project manager. She also manages our Twitter account.
When not in the office, Carys is usually doing something sporty.
Rosie Cooper - Project Manager and In-house Translator
Rosie graduated from the University of Durham in 2022, having studied German, French and Music on the Liberal Arts programme.
Within this she particularly enjoyed German language and culture, and interdisciplinary modules.
Outside work, she enjoys playing the clarinet and saxophone in wind bands, singing in a choir, reading, sewing and running.
Poppy Robertson - Project Manager and In-house Translator
Poppy graduated from the University of Oxford in 2022 with a master’s degree in German.
At university, she particularly enjoyed working with and translating medieval literature and manuscripts.She joined Aktuel as an in-house translator in 2022.
When not in the office, Poppy is usually singing – often to the annoyance of her housemates.
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