Professional Translator Specialising in Technology

Magnus was born in Oskarshamn, Sweden in 1959. He has been working as a professional translator since 1992. After studying technology, business and IT/computing at Halmstad University 1990-1993, he started his first business in Sweden (AngliaTech).

In 2005, he relocated to the UK and JM Text Ltd was started. Clients include international companies exporting to Sweden and Swedish companies expanding into international markets.


  • 1966-1975 Compulsory School, Various places, Sweden
  • 1975-1978 Upper Secondary School, Sannarpsskolan Halmstad, Sweden
  • 1978-1979 Employment, Sweden Post Office
  • 1980 Military Service
  • 1981-1985 Employment, Sweden Post Office
  • 1985-1987 Touring Musician
  • 1988-1989 Employment, Sweden Post Office
  • 1990-1992 Studies at Halmstad University (Engineering, English)
  • 1991-1992 Process operator, Diab-Barracuda, Laholm (plastics/chemical/sandwich materials manufacturing plant)
  • 1993-2005 Small translation business, Angliatech, Sweden
  • 2005-present JM Text Ltd, family translation business, Rickmansworth/Penryn, UK

Words of Wisdom

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety will lose both and deserve neither.

Attributed to Benjamin Franklin