Valeria Aliperta (member of IAPTI and Head of External Relations, Associate of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, member of ASETRAD) is a conference interpreter and translator working from English, Spanish and French into Italian. Her fields of expertise are IT, fashion, design, marketing, legal and advertising. With a spot for blogging (http://rainylondontranslations.posterous.com) and social media (she organised the Tweet-Up at the 2010 ITI Conference), she was listed as 15th Top Twitterer and 21st Top Facebook Page in the Language Lovers 2012 contest. Along with talks and webinars, she writes articles and guest posts on branding / corporate identity and regularly contributes to the ITI Bulletin. She recently launched Rainy London Branding, an all-new sister site to Rainy London Translations, entirely dedicated to branding and identity consultancy www.rainylondonbranding.com. Along with Marta Stelmaszak, she runs The Freelance Box, a series of hands-on, no-nonsense in-person courses on the practical side of the freelance translation business (www.thefreelancebox.com).