My (abbreviated) CV

Renata (Wen) Hensman (nee Flacker)
Born in Zagreb, Croatia (Yugoslavia), long time ago

Croatian (by birth); German (by passport);
British (by marriage); South African (by prevalence)


English, German, Serbo-Croatian (perfectly fluent in written and spoken skills)
French (communication ability, but rusty)
Arabic (presently learning)

Family status:-
Married with children

Husband: Dr. Lawrence C. Hensman Ph.D. MICE
Branch Manager for International Consultants in Doha, Qatar
Children: Mitchell Hensman - presently studying at Imperial, London
Megan Hensman - presently attending Doha College


60's Elementary school; Zagreb, Croatia
Secondary school; Eschweiler, Germany
70's Business & secretarial college (Berufsschule); Aachen, Germany
Matric (University entrance), Oxford College; Johannesburg, SA
B.A. (1st major English Language and Literature; 2nd major German), Witwatersrand University; Johannesburg, SA

Work Experience:-

70's Secretarial work - Architectural Design; Johannesburg, SA
Secretarial work - Optical Retail; Rochester, New York, USA
Secretarial work - Shipping Agents; London, UK
Gastronomy & Tourism; Corsica, France
Gastronomy & Tourism; Bavaria, Germany
Driver on route: Belgium - Iran; Djahanian Enterprise (new vehicle importers)
Office Administrator, Translator and Executive Secretary; Metcoran, Import-Export company in Teheran, Iran
Translations of technical documentation (German - English); Siemens, Johannesburg, SA
Teaching of German and English languages; International Language Academy for Adults, Johannesburg, SA
80's Aref Engineering (own company); Acquisition and resale of heavy duty industrial cables; Johannesburg, SA
Hensman Graphics (own company); Repro, Printing, Publishing; Johannesburg, SA
90's Appleby (own company); Repro & DTP; Northampton, UK
Appleby International (own company); Repro, High-end Scanning, DTP, Publishing, Tourism, Web Design, Croatian Genealogy; Rijeka, Croatia
2000 Appleby (own company); Web Design; Amman, Jordan

Samples of personally designed/hosted/maintained Web Sites:-
(under construction) .... etc, etc

Excerpts from my previous life:-
Appleby 1997 1998 1999

Currently running Meg-a-Job, a professional engineering recruitment agency for the Middle East in Doha, Qatar

The Present

Key Skills:-
Managerial skills; Secretarial skills; Language tutoring abilities
Comprehensive computer literacy (Macintosh & PC) with extensive Desktop Publishing experience, including all popular software and HTML
Indepth knowledge of entire printing process, from conception to completion

Subjective Attributes:-
Energetic; hard working; observant with a good eye for detail; versatile;
capable of quick decisions; innovative & self-motivated

Personal Interests & Hobbies:-
Language skills; Computer literacy; Internet
Travelling; Camping; Swimming; Reading; Cooking; Gardening