Shiyi (Sydney) Ye
Sydney completed a Master of Conference Interpreting at Macquarie University in 2006 and has since worked as a freelance interpreter and translator in Australia. He is a NAATI Certified Conference Interpreter, Certified Interpreter (Mandarin and English) and Certified Translator (Chinese and English, both directions), and has been an AUSIT member since 2010.
As a conference interpreter, he has interpreted many international conferences and bilateral meetings covering various topics such as agriculture, aviation, education, finance, geoscience, international relations, mining and medicine, etc. As a translator, he has provided translation service to various federal and state government agencies, businesses and private clients in Australia. His translation of The Unlikely Entrepreneur, an autobiography by Alan Manly was published in 2018.
Having a passion for translator and interpreter training, he has been teaching since 2008 at the Translation and Interpreting Program at Macquarie University, Sydney. The passion has also led him to pursue a Master of Advanced Studies in Interpreter Training at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Over the years he has taught community interpreting and translation at various levels, advanced consecutive interpreting, simultaneous interpreting into English and mock conference interpreting, etc.