Thomas Young
Professional Translator


Corporate Communication and Journalism

Thomas Young is an experienced British translator providing a premium service in French-to-English translation. He specialises in corporate communication and journalism, translating copy in publications such as company brochures, news magazines and press releases. Clarity and concision are his guiding principles.

Thomas Young

Thomas Young is a member of the SFT (France’s leading union of professional translators) and has signed its code of professional conduct.


'Thomas is an excellent writer. He's meticulous and never loses sight of who he's writing for. Those are qualities I really value in a professional translator.'

Carmelo Cancio
Director and Founder, Cancio Communication

'Thomas showed particular talent at condensing technical writing to its essence and he excelled in the precis writing assignments. His writing style was notable for its clarity. He was able to capture the meaning of longer, difficult passages within tight, easy-to-follow sentences.'

Gavin Evans
Journalist and Tutor, London School of Journalism

'I've been working with Thomas for several years now. He's our translator for most of our communication. We work together with great trust and transparency ... And his support is decisive as we're a listed European firm so our communication has to be irreproachable!'

Julie Fernandez
Chief Communication Officer, Econocom


Style guides

The Elements of Style, William Strunk Jr

 On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction, William Zinsser

 Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage, Jeremy Butterfield, ed.

Essential English for Journalists, Editors and Writers, Harold Evans

 New Hart’s Rules: The Oxford Style Guide, Anne Waddingham, ed.


Thomas Young is a sole trader registered under French business registration number (SIRET) 824 727 937 00032

EU VAT number : FR 70 824 727 937