Global Lingo has built up a strong reputation based on the high-quality language services we have provided to our clients for more than a decade. We ensure that your content is accurate, consistent and culturally relevant in multiple languages.

We employ over 40 full time staff in five global offices, with a freelance translator and transcriber base of over 6,000 people. We pride ourselves on a first-class customer service combined with delivering projects on-time and within budget.

Our global office structure allows us to provide a 24 hour, 5 days a week service to our clients. No matter where you are in the world, we will always be just a phone call away.

Why choose Global Lingo?

  • Highly personal service
  • Dedicated Account Managers
  • Specialist industry linguists and writers
  • Rigid quality assurance processes
  • Internationally recognized quality and security standards
  • Right balance of human and technology
  • Dedicated project tracking platform, GloZone

Our Figures

150+ Languages Translated, Transcribed, and Interpreted
7 Key Sectors
5 Global Offices

Our Senior Management Team

Andrew Trotter
Andrew TrotterChairman & Founder
Andrew founded Global Lingo in 2006 in London. With previous industry experience, Andrew wanted to create a new kind of language provider focusing more on service and quality. With an entrepreneur’s vision and a small team of freelancers, Andrew rolled up his sleeves and began growing the business into what it is today. He remains on as chairman of the board.
Karl Eastwood
Karl EastwoodChief Operating Officer
With over 10 years’ experience in finance and operations roles, Karl joined Global Lingo in 2011. Over the years, Karl has played a very significant role in developing Systems and Processes at Global Lingo, as well as helping to expand our global presence. Currently based out of the Chicago office, Karl is our Chief Operating Officer working closely alongside Andrew Trotter, Chairman and Founder of Global Lingo to execute the company vision through the leadership of the Senior Management Team and overseeing global technology and company financials.
Jonathan Sutton
Jonathan Sutton Non-Executive Director
Jonathan Sutton is an advisor to the Global Lingo board and provides the directors with relevant financial expertise, gained through a career as a chartered accountant. He is a partner at Dixon Wilson, Chartered Accountants, and a Non-Executive Director of private companies. He is an adviser to UK-based families and their businesses, advising on financial and tax matters in the UK and overseas.
Sarah Radford
Sarah RadfordGlobal Operations Director
Sarah joined the Global Lingo senior management team at the beginning of 2017 to oversee the Professional Writing Services division. Sarah now manages all our global teams of specialised Project Managers across the world. She has overall responsibility for operations, workflow, and service delivery for over 3,000 meetings, conferences, and live events annually. Sarah previously worked for Ubiqus Group, and has over 10 years’ experience in operations management.
Jonny Bates
Jonny BatesNorth America Sales Director
Jonny has nearly a decade of experience within the Localisation Industry and joined Global Lingo more than 5 years ago. Since then he’s worked out of our offices in the UK, Romania, Singapore and moved across to the USA in 2017 to head-up our newest office in Chicago.
Adeline Loh
Adeline LohRegional Manager - Singapore
Adeline has more than 7 years’ project management experience in the language services industry gained while working with large localization companies in Singapore. With an ability to manage complex multi-lingual projects, Adeline has a real enthusiasm for learning new concepts and staying current with advancements in industry technology. As Singapore Country Manager, Adeline is committed to differentiating Global Lingo in Asia through quality of output and flexibility.
Mara Butuza
Mara ButuzaGeneral Manager – Romania & Linguist Management Team Leader
Mara joined Global Lingo in February 2015 as a Linguist Recruitment Coordinator after having worked as a freelance translator, interpreter and language trainer for almost four years. Mara is the General Manager of the Cluj-Napoca office, the largest operations site, which she strives to continue growing. She oversees the vendor management process, procurement strategy, departmental documentation, linguist communications, and linguistic quality assurance processes in conjunction with the Project Management teams.
David Brett
David BrettEMEA Sales Director
David joined Global Lingo in January 2020 with 8 years’ experience building and growing sales teams in the language service industry.
David oversees the Sales and Account Management teams in the EMEA region. He is responsible for developing our existing EMEA presence in the strategic key target verticals, including E-Learning, Legal & Financial and Market Research.
David’s expertise lies deep within the Market Research sector, so his understanding of the end to end processes and workflows of conducting international research enables us to act as a trusted advisor to our research clients.
Sandip Roy
Sandip RoyAPAC Sales Director
Sandip joined Global Lingo in May 2019 as APAC Sales Director. He has 15 years of experience in managing international Sales & Business development, Operations, Project management & Profit center management, in various industries. For the past 10 years, Sandip has worked in the Localisation industry.

At Global Lingo, Sandip is responsible for the implementation of the APAC region’s Sales strategy in line with Global Lingo’s global vision. He is based out of our Singapore office.

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