Kate A. Taylor
Honorary Regional Secretary for Toscana
The Regional Secretary for Toscana, Kate Taylor, is the Director of Additaly Ltd (London and Florence). A New Zealander with dual NZ/UK citizenship, Kate has a Bachelor of Arts and Post-Graduate Diploma in Translation from the University of Auckland.
Kate has lived in and around Tuscany since 2002, initially working on vineyards, managing accommodation facilities and assisting with wine trading in Italy and abroad. She later worked as a professional translator and spent several years translating press releases for an Italian news agency. Since 2008, through close collaboration with the professionals at JMU Law Firm in Florence, she has acquired experience in the legal, real-estate and construction sectors, assisting foreign clients with property transactions, due-diligence investigations and projects. During this time, Kate has specialized in legal and technical translation, international client relations and property management.
Additaly Ltd, a luxury real-estate & consulting firm, with registered office in London and local office in Florence, was formed in November 2013, as a result of this collective experience. The company operates throughout the Italian territory and specialises in assisting English-speaking clients, both private individuals and companies, with any aspect of the purchase, sale, renovation or construction process, providing full legal and technical assistance throughout.