• HE Translations

    Professional multi-language services since 1995
    and experts in German <> English translation

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  • The Madhouse Effect - New 2018 edition out now

    The Madhouse Effect: “How climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy” has been reissued with a new chapter covering the Trump era. HE Translations was a key linguistic collaborator in the hot-off-the-press German edition.

    Read more and get the book and translation
  • Deutsche Übersetzung von The Madhouse Effect

    Wie die Leugnung des Klimawandels unseren Planeten bedroht, unsere Politik zerstört und uns in den Wahnsinn treibt
    Erscheint Anfang Juli 2018

    Mehr lesen bei DGS-Franken


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

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

20+ Years Experience

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

Project Management

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.
  • 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 Dutch, French, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

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Meet the HE Translation Team

Herbert Eppel

Herbert Eppel


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

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.



A 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 Dutch, French, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

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.



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.

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