Marc Orlando

Professor Marc Orlando

Director of the Translation and Interpreting Program
Macquarie University
Sydney, Australia


Marc Orlando holds a PhD in Interpreting and Translation Studies from Monash University (Australia), a postgraduate degree in multilingual education from the Ministry of Education of France, and a MA in English Studies (Linguistics and Translation) from the University Bordeaux Montaigne (France).

His research interests are in the training of translators and interpreters, and in the synergies between practice, research and training, as well as the impact of new technologies on the T&I professions. His 2016 monograph ‘Training 21st Century Translators and Interpreters: At The Crossroads of Practice, Research and Pedagogy’ deals with these topics.

Marc is also an active professional conference interpreter and translator, certified by NAATI, and a full member of several professional associations (AIIC, AUSIT).

He is the current coordinator of the Research Committee of AIIC, the International Association of Conference Interpreters.

He served on the NAATI Technical Reference and Advisory Committee (Australia) from 2016 to 2021.

From 2018 to 2020, he was Vice President of CIUTI, the international conference of T&I university institutes, and Chair of its Asia-Pacific Office.

Before joining Macquarie University, Marc worked in Translation and Interpreting Studies at Monash University for 12 years.


PhD (Interpreting and Translation Studies)

Monash University (Australia)

Postgraduate Degree in Language Education - Bilingual and Multilingual Education

Ministry of Education of France

Master of Arts (MA) - English Studies (Literature, Linguistics and Translation)

University Bordeaux Montaigne (France)