Juan Toledo is a translator, podcaster, editor and teacher. Born in Colombia, he studied chemistry at the National University and then literature and philosophy at Birkbeck College and University College London, where he also completed a master’s degree in translation and Hispanic studies. He worked as a Touring Officer in the Drama and Dance department and later as a Cultural Manager in the Arts Division of the British Council. He edited one of the first Spanish-language newspapers in Britain,Crónica Latina, and later became director of an independent radio station in Brixton. He is currently editor and co-host of two ZTR Radio podcasts, Artefacto and The Programme, and edits the bilingual digital cultural magazine Perro Negro. He published his first collection of poetry Ocurrencias y recurrencias in 2022.