The team is efficient and flexible, and follow the guidelines set out by the European Standard – BS EN 15038:2006. Your translation will be managed by a qualified Project Manager who is responsible for understanding your cultural and linguistic preferences and requirements.

Your Project Manager will supervise all stages of the translation from quote to delivery.

Levent and Banu are co-founders of TTC. They play prominent roles in the team.

Levent Yildizgoren
Managing Director

[three_fourth_last] Levent is ultimately responsible for TTC. He is an experienced English to Turkish translator and a member of ITI (Institute of Translation and Interpreting). Levent is also member of the General Council of ATC (Association of Translation and Interpreting). He is also a PRINCE2 qualified project manager.


Banu Yildizgoren
Finance Director

[three_fourth_last] Banu is co-founder of TTC and she is a typesetter by trade. Banu is in charge of the accounts department and looks after TTC’s finances, making sure that the company is operating o healthy margins and paying everyone on time. She has a BSc in Mathematics and Computing and is bi-lingual in English and Turkish.


Abi Cooper
Operations Manager

[three_fourth_last] Abi started working for TTC in 2000. She is responsible for overseeing all of the projects that are undertaken on-site. She ensures that clients are satisfied with the work that we are producing, and she supports the production team throughout the lifecycle of all projects. Abi is Trados trained and has an NVQ in Customer Service. She is also a PRINCE2 qualified project manager.

Abi’s working hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm (GMT).

Hobbies: Abi enjoys playing Netball and has been playing in the Thurrock and Basildon leagues for four years. She likes to read and enjoys travelling to the USA. Direct line: 01245 216930 Skype: abi_ttc


Nurcan Yorulmaz
Senior Project Manager


Nurcan is responsible for the smooth running of individual projects. She has been working for TTC since 1999. Nurcan is bi-lingual in Turkish and English. Nurcan is Trados trained and has an NVQ in Customer Service. She is also a PRINCE2 qualified project manager.

Nurcan’s working hours are Monday-Friday, 7.30am-4pm (GMT).

Hobbies: Nurcan enjoys jewellery making as well as reading books and watching movies with her daughter. She is also a keen photographer and loves walking her dog in the summer. Direct line: 01245 216937 Skype: nurcany


Denise Robinson
Project Manager and
DTP Specialist

[three_fourth_last] Denise started working for TTC in 1997. She is also responsible for the smooth running of individual projects. She is our in-house DTP specialist and works with Indesign, Quark, Illustrator, etc. Denise’s working hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5.30pm (GMT). Denise is Trados trained and has an NVQ in Customer Service. She is also a PRINCE2 qualified project manager.

Denise’s working hours are Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5:30pm (GMT)

Hobbies: Denise enjoys watching movies and good comedies, and socialising with friends and family. Direct line: 01245 216932 Skype: den_ttc



Firat Yildizgoren
Project Manager


Firat is the newest member of the TTC Project Management Team and started running projects in 2010. Firat has also worked at TTC during summer holidays from school and university since 1999. Firat is fluent in English, Turkish and German and also speaks a little French and Spanish.

Firat is a PRINCE2 Qualified Project Manager, and is responsible for the smooth running of projects and helps the rest of the team with quality control with Turkish and German.

Firat’s working hours are Monday-Friday, 10.00am-6.00pm (GMT) | Direct line: 01245 216931 | Skype: firat_y




Janet Patch
Account Manager


Janet joined TTC in 2007.  In her time at TTC, her role within company evolved as the company grew and as of 2012 she moved into a sales and marketing function.  She is passionate about sales and appreciates that it is all about making good relationships with people and knowing which products could best fit their needs.  She understands that the skills required to be a good salesperson are listening, problem solving, perseverance and time management – she has these in abundance.  Her past corporate background has provided her with a wealth of experience which she draws from on a daily basis. | Telephone: 01245 216934




Mikail Mokuena
Business Development Manager


Mikail joined TTC in December 2012 as a Business Development Manager. His passion for business, excellence in customising solutions to clients’ needs drove him to earn an M.A. in Corporate Governance and Administration from Anglia Ruskin University.

He has worked in the City with Multinational Corporations where he acquired an outstanding professional background in dealing with domestic and international client portfolio. For Mikail, there is no client request that cannot be solved.  His unfailing pursuit of perfection drives him to continually improve his knowledge of the translations industry and standards through attending and sponsoring industry seminars and conferences.

Mikail speaks fluent Southern and Northern Sotho, an intermediate level of Zulu, Xhosa (Southern African Languages) and basic Bahasa Malay. | Telephone: 01245 216930