Robert G. Lee has been an American Sign Language/English Interpreter for over 25 years, specializing in medical and conference interpreting. He is Senior Lecturer in Deaf Studies and Course Leader for the Postgraduate Diploma and MA in BSL/English Interpreting at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, England. He has served on the Boards of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers, and the Association of Sign Language Interpreters (UK) as well as serving on the Professional Standards Committee and the Publications Committee of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (US). He currently is a member of the Committee of Experts for the European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters (eflsi) as well as the Editorial Board of RID’s Journal of Interpretation. Robert has authored or co-authored numerous articles on linguistics and interpreting as well as having presented at conferences in the US, Canada and Europe.