Deborah's Profile

Current Occupation: Freelance voice-over artist (since 1989)    


Previous Occupations: Producer and presenter in Chinese, BBC World Service. (London, U.K.)

Presenter & journalist in Cantonese & Mandarin, Broadcasting Company of China. (Taiwan)


Languages Spoken and Written:

Cantonese  (mother-tongue; fluent)

Mandarin (fluent)

English (fluent)

Amoy (Fujian dialect)


Experiences in recent years:

  1. Corporate/ internal training & video (Mandarin & Cantonese):
    London Gateway / DP World (Mandarin, in-vision, Sept 2012)
    SKF, BP, Premium Farnell, BT, HSBC, Shell, TNT, Panasonic, the Foreign Office, Xerox, Schneider, NovoPen, Amway, M&S, etc.

  2. Publicity/ advertising (Mandarin & Cantonese):
    British Airways, “Visit Britain” Campaign, Rolex “Ashes and Snow” Exhibition publicity, Forevermark, London 2012 Olympic Bid, BBC, Telco, Shanghai Pudong Airport bid, Absolut Vodka, United Nations 2010 International Year of Biodiversity, 2012 London Olympics’ Mascots video, 2013 “Origin Green” for Irish Food Board, etc.

  3. Museums, art galleries (audio guide) , public performances (Mandarin, Cantonese & English):
    Victoria & Albert Museum [English] (2008),

    British Museum, [Mandarin] (2008), Liverpool Cathedral (2009)

    Invalides, Paris (Mandarin) (2010)

    St. Paul’s Cathedral [Mandarin] (2010)

    Narration of Chinese State Circus U.K. tour, …

  4. On-line video, product users’ manual, public broadcast, public services (Cantonese & Mandarin):
    Microsoft, Amnesty International, Food Standards Agency, NHS, Department of Health, City Guilds, BBC, (former) Deputy Prime Minister’s Office, Hewlett Packard, Department of Work and Pension, Transport for London, CSA, United Nations and many more.   

  5. In-flight announcements:
    British Airways, Cathay Pacific, El Al, Lufthansa, KLM, South African Airlines, AirItalia, Dragonair, Emirates and many others.

  6. Language teaching materials & examination (Cantonese, Mandarin & English)
    published by Berlitz, Harper Collins, Harrap, Linguaphone, Edexel, U.K. Foreign Office, etc.

  7. IVR, telephone prompts (Cantonese & Mandarin):
    British Airways, Glaxo SmithKline, Warnaco, Gallup, McAfee, Reuters and many more.

  8. Documentary voice-over (Mandarin & English)

Programmes broadcast on BBC, Five, Discovery, National Geography, etc.

I.     Animation- dubbing.



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