The core HE Translations team is based in Leicester, Aberdeenshire and Cornwall, with a global reach.

Qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting
Promoting the Highest Standards in the Profession

With 25 Years Experience

HE Translations has been providing professional German<>English translations since 1995.

Wide Range of Languages

HE Translations offers affordable and professional project management options for a wide range of languages.

Worldwide Service

Regardless of your location, HE Translations can provide a fast and reliable translation service!

  • Main subjects include engineering, technology, science, with particular focus on renewable energy, environment and sustainable development.
  • Herbert Eppel, the Director of HE Translations, is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Environmentalist, and is ISO Qualified ISO qualified translator logo
  • The highly skilled and competent HE Translations team is able to undertake translation assignments of any size, including comprehensive project management and a complete proofreading service.
  • Maximum quality is ensured through rigorous terminology management and other QA procedures.
  • In addition to German and English, HE Translations can offer expert translations in a wide range of other languages including Chinese, Dutch, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

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Meet the HE Translations Team

Herbert Eppel

Herbert Eppel


Herbert is the Director of HE Translations. He is a Chartered Environmentalist & Chartered Engineer and active member of: Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI), Energy Institute (EI), Association of German Engineers (VDI), German Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators (BDÜ) and several other relevant organisations and associations.
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Chris Mawer

Chris Mawer

Proofreader, Linguist, Researcher

Combined studies at Leicester University (French, German, Latin). Over 3 decades of academic librarianship, specialising in classics, and modern languages esp. French & German. Independent translation work in the 70s & 80s before the university opened its own language centre; proofreading, composition, indexing and editing.

Zoë Fleming

Zoë Fleming

Researcher, Advisor, Proofreader

Zoë has a PhD in Atmospheric Chemistry and extensive experience in environmental science research, science communication and climate change outreach projects. Born in Belgium to British parents and now living in Chile, Zoë speaks French and Spanish and some German and Italian. More info at ZoëFleming.com

Mike Gayler

Mike Gayler


BA(Hons) at The Open University (Humanities: French & Art History). Diploma in Management Studies at De Montfort University. Nearly 40 years experience of biomedical science (primarily clinical chemistry and haematology) and of healthcare management (specialising in quality, safety and risk management) within the UK National Health Service.

Ellie Steele

Ellie Steele


Ellie is from Nottingham and is in her GCSE year, going on to study German, English Literature and History A-Levels. She is a keen musician and debater, and loves art and travel - she enjoys exploring German life and culture. Ellie’s current role with HE Translations involves adding new internet sightings of German words to our growing list.

Naomi Tyrrell

Naomi Tyrrell


Naomi is our Social Media enthusiast - she is a native of Northampton and is studying Chemistry, History, Psychology and Maths as A Levels. She has two pet dogs - a German Shepherd and a Northern Inuit as well as a cat. Naomi helps out at her father’s pub whenever she can. Her favourite band is All Time Low and she loves to find time to go to concerts with her many friends.



Web Development

Andrew speaks fluent Geek, bringing out the binary best in us at TastyWebDesign.com. He replaced memories of Latin, Greek and Russian with fresh knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Javascript and HTML to gain a qualification in web development with the Open University - but still speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish, and English.

Many languages, one team of experienced professional translators

HE Translations has an informal team of highly experienced and professional translators with a wide range of subject specialisms to cater for all your translation requirements, also in a wide range of other languages including Chinese, Dutch, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

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