Introducing the Comtec Team

Here are some of the key members of the Comtec team based in the UK. We also have hundreds of expert translators around the globe who we handpick for each individual project based on their specialist knowledge. Our friendly team are all driven by the same things – their passion for languages, enthusiasm for delivering the best service possible and commitment to quality.

Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe

Director

As Director, Sophie is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the business, while looking for new and exciting opportunities to expand and improve Comtec’s services. Read More…

Dr Isabella Moore CBE

Dr Isabella Moore CBE

Director

As the original founder of Comtec back in 1981, Isabella brings a wealth of experience working in the translation industry for over 30 years. Read More…

Dan Howe

Dan Howe

Technical Director

Overseeing our technology department, Dan leads the way in developing and introducing new tools and technology, including our new translation management tool, Dovetail. Read More…

Emma Hayesmoore

Emma Hayesmoore

Head of Operations (Maternity Leave)

Portuguese, Dutch, French and Spanish speaking Emma has an array of vital responsibilities at Comtec. From translation, proofreading and project management to assisting the team in making sure our translation memory software is used effectively on all projects. Read More…

Helen Deeley

Helen Deeley

Head of Operations (Maternity Leave)

With a Masters in Modern Languages and a Masters in Translation, Helen’s passion for languages is clear. Helen works with many clients in the automotive sector and is a key contact for technical and marketing translation projects. Read More…

Susan Lankfer

Susan Lankfer

Head of Business Development

Language graduate, Susan, has been with Comtec for over 5 years. Starting as a Project Manager and working her way to Head of Business Development, she fully understands the needs of our clients. Read More…

Carole Flanagan

Carole Flanagan

Finance Manager

Carole manages our finance department, speaking to clients all over the world on a daily basis. Arranging payments in all currencies and checking conversions is no easy feat, and then there are the time zones to conquer as well. Read More…

James Brown

James Brown

Head of Operations

Multilingual James has a lot of strings to his bow at Comtec. After 4 ½ years in account management, he now works alongside Susan in our business development team. Read More…

Marianne Cowie

Marianne Cowie

Account Manager

Marianne is a Francophile who loves nothing better than immersing herself in the culture, language and music of France. She is also interested in politics, particularly French politics, which she developed during her studies for a BSc in French and English Language. Read More…

Zoe Harris

Zoe Harris

Account Manager

Zoe is a big fan of southern Spain, travel in general and spending time by the sea. She studied for a BA in Modern Languages at the University of Birmingham, and developed her passion for all things Spanish during her time in Spain Read More…

Tanya Bain

Tanya Bain

Account Manager

Tanya is a fluent French speaker with a BSc in French and Translation Studies, an MA in Translation and TESOL. She’s also an enthusiastic cook and a Great British Bake Off fan! Read More…

Mark Jones

Mark Jones

Account Manager

If you can ever get a word in edgeways, you’ll find out that Mark is a Qualified Lawyer Linguist from the University of Poitiers, with a degree and master’s in Law and a second-year master’s in Law and Languages. Read More…

Perrine Goumand

Perrine Goumand

Account Manager

Perrine is from Lorraine in France (yes, where the quiche comes from) and is not only fluent in her native French; she also speaks English, German and a bit of Swedish. Read More…

Michelle Pike

Michelle Pike

Finance and Administration Assistant

Michelle is our Finance And Admin Assistant working with Carole at HQ. She has many years of experience in accounts and finance roles across a range of industries, including engineering and yachting. Read More…

Joanna Mos

Joanna Mos

Account Manager

Joanna is responsible for new business at Comtec, focusing on the Engineering and Medical sectors. Prior to taking this role she worked as a translator, private English tutor and an international media analyst – always happy to get involved in language-related projects. Read More…

Emily Decker

Emily Decker

Project Manager

Francophile Emily is an experienced translation project manager who loves nothing better than managing huge multi-lingual projects involving many different languages (30 is her current record!) Read More…

Lizzie

Lizzie

Project Manager

Lizzie fell in love with all things Chinese when she first started learning the language. Initially it was a career decision to study modern languages and become fluent in French and Chinese. Read More…

Megan Stevenson

Megan Stevenson

Project Co-Ordinator

German linguist and translator, Megan is a passionate German football fan and likes nothing better than visiting different German towns and cities. Read More…

Sebastian Pitula

Sebastian Pitula

Project Co-Ordinator

Seb is a native Berliner with Polish heritage, however his language skills are not limited to German and Polish but include French and Spanish too. Read More…