Born in Cambridge, England, and a dual citizen of the UK and Peru, Stephen Light has lived much of his life in South America. He is a freelance Spanish-English translator, with clients in Peru, the United States, Spain and Colombia.

With more than fifteen years’ experience in the publishing industry as a translator, editor and writer, he has contributed to dozens of publications, including magazines and more than thirty books on a variety of subjects.

His clients include academics, publishing houses, translation companies, travel agencies and tour operators, universities (UCSUR-Lima University Press, USIL-Cusco, etc.), private and public sector institutions (PROFONANPE [Peruvian National Fund for State Protected Natural Areas], INC [Peruvian National Institute of Culture], Peruvian Ministry of the Environment, Peruvian Ministry of Culture, Regional Government of Cusco, PROMPERU [Peruvian Tourism Promotion Board], DIRCETUR [Cusco Regional Office of Foreign Trade and Tourism], EMUFEC [Municipal Office of Cusco Festivities], among others), and museums (Larco Museum, Amano Museum, Raimondi Museum, Huaca de la Luna Site Museum, Casa Bodega y Quadra Site Museum, Saint Dominic Priory-Qorikancha Museum, Lima Cathedral Archive and Museum, Central Reserve Bank of Peru Museum, The Wall Park-Lima, Huaca Pucllana Site Museum, etc.).