Iwan works on the translation, editing, and localization of Indonesian/Javanese and English language pair. His specializations include business, commerce, finance, and management. He gained a lot from the experience of becoming both a translator and copywriter in a marketing-communications agency. Iwan obtained a BA in English from Universitas Jember (Indonesia), Master of Applied Linguistics from the University of Queensland (Australia), and PhD in Applied Linguistics from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). His real passion for language and intercultural communication is manifested in translation and any creative linguistic endeavour.
Iwan is an ITI-certified Indonesian<>English translator (MITI) and a Full Member of Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIL), two reputable UK-based professional translator/linguist associations. He also holds membership in ATA, HPI, and ProZ Certified PRO Network. With over 15 years of experience, Iwan’s solid academic and professional background is the backbone to assure high standards of profession and translation.