Presenter - Dr Han Xu

Dr Han Xu

National Council Member
New South Wales, Australia


Han Xu is a professional interpreter (Mandarin-English), holding certification/accreditation from NAATI and CATTI (China Accreditation Test for Translators and Interpreters). She is both an experienced lecturer (Monash University) and a practising interpreter, specialising in conference interpreter in business, diplomatic and educational settings. Her PhD research looks into how interpreting services are used in legal interviews, with a focus on lawyer-interpreter working relations and their impact on the effectiveness of interpreted legal interviews. Her academic interests include conducting interdisciplinary studies to empirically investigate different aspects of interpreting activity, such as issues related to interpreter role, ethics, training and professionalism. Han sits on the AUSIT National Council where she applied her knowledge to raise the professional status of translators and interpreters in Australia.


Master of Arts

Sichuan University


University of New South Wales