Ursilan is a native Malay speaker and has a degree in Marine Engineering from Maine Maritime Academy, Maine USA and diploma in translation from the Malaysian Translation Institute (ITNM). He is a member of the Malaysian Translators’ Association (Persatuan Penterjemah Malaysia) and Institution of Engineers Malaysia.
He spent 10 years in the Royal Malaysian Navy and later with a power plant engineering company for five years.
In 1998 he started his translation service, initially on a part-time basis, which later became fulltime in 2002.
He participates in international conferences on translation, the latest being held at Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Malaysia with the main topic “Translation in the Field of Education”.
Among the notable translation project that he did in 2004 was heading a team of translators in translating Microsoft Works version 7 into Malay.
Aida is also a native Malay speaker and she has a degree in Accountancy and an MBA in Marketing from the California State University and a diploma in translation from the Malaysian Translation Institute (ITNM). She has 9 years’ working experience as an auditor for the Malaysian central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia.
She also has working experience as Marketing Manager for an international franchise company.
Aida is well-versed with banking and financial institution texts and also marketing copies due to her professional experience.
Our other partners are from various professional backgrounds (pharmacy, law, linguistics and others), which contribute positively to the result of our translation. Large volume of translation work will be managed and edited by Ursilan & Aida for consistency and quality assurance.