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Meet the team
Our experienced team has been helping businesses to benefit from the UK’s best translation and interpreting services for more than 22 years. Here are some of our principal members of staff…
Shawn Khorassani - Chairman
Shawn is a business architect with a keen eye in identifying and growing opportunities. He became a Chartered Engineer before starting Prestige Network with Shohreh and is listed in the International Who’s Who. He is also a passionate footballer and has a Black Belt in Karate!
Shohreh (Sherry) Fleming - CEO
Shohreh is a graduate of Business Studies from Leeds University. She is passionate about business and is a genius with figures. She is confident and bold and is the driving force behind Prestige Network, ensuring that it continues to grow and adapt to the changing needs of a very diverse database of clients from both the commercial and public sectors. She is also enthusiastic about personal growth, health and self development and she is a keen swimmer.
Anthony Fleming - General Manager
Anthony Fleming has a background in IT, Business, Coaching and Training. He is a creative trouble-shooter and always finds a solution to difficult problems - he thrives on results! Anthony's history with Prestige Network spans a period of 9-10 years; previously running the Operations Department. He loves to travel and has lived in numerous countries such as Israel and Sierra Leone. He is also passionate about personal growth, health and self development.
Meryem Munro - Commercial Manager
Originally from Turkey, Meryem came to England and studied English at Newbury College. Since joining Prestige Network in 2005 she was promoted to Interpreting Manager in 2007, to Operations Manager in 2009 and then to Commercial Manager in 2012. She has a great combination of being excellent with people and a sharp commercial mind. She has a BA (hons) Librarianship from Istanbul which has provided her with good organisational and customer service skills.
Peter Townsley - Strategic Operations Manager
Reading-born Peter - who went to school in Newbury and studied for a BTEC National Diploma in Computer Studies at Newbury College - joined Prestige Network as a temporary 'Language Administrator' after answering an advert in the Newbury Weekly News. He was quickly promoted to be the Assistant Operations Manager and is now (2012) the 'Strategic Operations Manager' and a key member of the Prestige Management Team.
Ewelina Frak – Translation Project Manager
Ewelina joined the Translations Department in 2008. She has an MA in Russian, specialising in Translation, an MA in Bilingual Translations and a Diploma in Business & Management and has 5 years experience as a professional translator. She manages Prestige Network’s translation, transcription and special projects.
Susie Czuczor – Interpreting Manager
Susie came to England from Hungary in 1998 to study English. She has been with Prestige Network since 2008 working in the Operation department. Susie is the Interpreting Manager. She speaks fluent Hungarian and English and she is studying French at the moment.
Helena Krajciova – Interpreting Assistant
Helena is from Slovakia and can speak Slovak, Czech and English fluently. She came to the UK in 2006, joining Prestige Network in 2007 in the Operations Department. She has a flexible approach to her work moving between the Operations and Finance Departments as needed. Helena is a valuable member of the Prestige Team.
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