Valeria Aliperta (member of IAPTI and Head of External Relations, Member of the IoL, ASETRAD and TRADINFO) is an Italian native speaker and a freelancer from 2006. Valeria studied a BA in Translation from the University of Genoa and an MA in Conference Interpreting in Forlì and now works as a freelance from English, Spanish and French into her native Italian. After an Erasmus programme in Spain and a Leonardo programme in London, Valeria moved to the UK for good and launched Rainy London Translations, a business now running for the 7th year. Her main activity these days involves creative text and interpreting all over Europe. Along with talks and webinars for associations and international conferences, she writes articles and guest posts. She has also just launched a new project, The Stylish Freelancer (www.thestylishfreelancer.com), a blog that talks style, productivity, business and freelancing life in general.