Daniel Tamayo is a Translation and Interpreting practitioner and trainer. He is the owner of GlobalTradu Language Services. He started interpreting insurance and med-legal matters in 1993, and in 2007 he began conference interpreting, nationally and internationally, specializing in the following areas: Economic development, public policy, education, immigration, public health and environment studies. He interprets at UN climate summits and indigenous issues conferences regularly. Additionally, he serves as an English<>Spanish technical translator and as a Spanish editor and proofreader.
Mr. Tamayo completed a Master´s Degree in Translation Studies from the Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), where he also studied Conference Interpreting and Court Interpreting. He also completed a Master´s Degree in Hispanic Language and Civilization from the University of California Santa Barbara, graduate and undergraduate courses in Economics, and a Bachelor´s Degree in International Management.
Since 2006, he teaches Translation and Interpreting at Cal State University, Fullerton, and he taught Spanish at Cal State Polytechnic University for 9 years. He is a member of the Professional Development Committee of the Spanish Division of the American Translators Association (ATA) and a member of the team of trainers for the California Healthcare Interpreting Association (CHIA). Mr. Tamayo has been a regular presenter at conferences of TI organizations and educational programs in the US and abroad since 2009.