Michail Sachinis, guest editor of this issue, is currently researching on translator training at Imperial College London, with a focus on aligning student needs and market requirements in a translation course. He has studied translation at the Ionian University (Corfu), Autonomous University of Barcelona, University of Surrey (Guildford) and Imperial College London. He has also taught translation both at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and he has collaborated with a number of English universities, notably Imperial College London, Roehampton University London, University of Surrey, Middlesex University London and London Metropolitan University. Furthermore, Michail possesses extensive professional experience, as he was worked as a translator, proof-reader, terminologist and language instructor. He has also spent some time working as a translator in the European Parliament in Luxembourg and he is a member (MCIL) of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. Besides English, he is fluent in Greek, Spanish and German.