Member of Senate

Licence, Diploma, MITI, MIL

Isabelle Perez

Memberships of professional bodies

  • University Council on Modern Languages
  • Chartered Institute of Linguists
  • Institute of Translation and Interpreting
  • Scottish Institute for Policing Research


  • MA equivalent – Université François Rabelais, Tours, France
  • PG Interpreter Trainer Qualification, Université de Genève, Switzerland

Career history 

  • French language assistant, Heriot-Watt University, 1982-1985
  • Occasional Freelance Translator/Interpreter, 1985-
  • FT academic staff member, Heriot-Watt University, 1990-

Areas of research

  • Interpreting studies, esp. Interpreter-mediated police interviews and mental health care encounters

Interests and hobbies

  • Cycling
  • Karate
  • Choir member