Member since Dec '09

Working languages:
French to English
Italian to English
English to Italian
English (monolingual)

Howard Sugar

Local time: 11:38 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Food & DrinkLaw (general)
Energy / Power GenerationCooking / Culinary
EconomicsLaw: Contract(s)
Finance (general)Petroleum Eng/Sci
Medical: PharmaceuticalsBusiness/Commerce (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 336, Questions answered: 203, Questions asked: 89
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 11
Translation education Master's degree - Johns Hopkins University
Experience Years of translation experience: 26. Registered at Dec 2009. Became a member: Dec 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
About me
I am an American living in Rome, Italy. I lived in France for several years and graduated from the Institue des Etudes Politiques de Lyon, France with the equivalent of a BA and did graduate work in international economics at Johns Hopkins University School of International Studies which included a year in Bologna, Italy as well as in Washington D.C. (I also worked in the African Studies division of Johns Hopkins University for a while). I am married to an Italian (also with a Johns Hopkins MA so any work I do in Italian is controlled by an native speaking Italian with an excellent knowledge of English) and have lived in Italy for nearly eighteen years.

My ares of work cans be summarized as follows

Energy – in-house translator for Enel, contracts, articles , in-house training documents, technical specifications for pubic tenders, public tender offers, joint ventures for the purchases of gas and oil fields, Esso – contracts for lubricants, asphalt, distributors, sponsorship

Art and Archaeology – Books and articles for the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, including the English sections of the new internet site, as well as various art exhibits.

Pharmaceuticals (FDA drug trials for Italchemici) in-house linguist for Serono for several years)

Financial Statements - including those of Parmalat, San Egidio, Valentino, TIM and Turner Broadcasting, (third quarter results for Enel)

Legal contracts - including those on behalf of Enel, ExxonMobile, Toshiba Medical Systems, Serono, Tim, Banca Nazionale di Lavoro, SONGINVEST Bank

CD-ROMS and books on food, wine and tourism, (including the course books for the Associazione Italiana Sommeliers)

Speeches (Camera dei Deputati , Nexans, Enel, Presidenza del Consiglio (Italian Prime Minister's Office), President of the Constitutional Court)

Press Releases – Enel, TIM

Economics - summaries of the annual report of foreign trade for the Istituto Nazionale Per il Commercio Estero, articles for various professors of the Facoltà di Scienze Politiche -Università di Roma

Religious -the original internet site and daily news for the Vidimus Dominum sites of the Union of Superiors General, articles and contracts for the San Egidio Association, Christian Brothers, and Crocia Via

Interpreting (French English) Interpol, Italian Ministry of Public Education, UniMed, Bulgari, English-Italian (TIM)

My hobbies include cooking, classical guitar and woodworking
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Total pts earned: 368
PRO-level pts: 336

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Finance (general)52
Law: Contract(s)31
Mechanics / Mech Engineering24
Law (general)14
Medical (general)12
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Construction / Civil Engineering12
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Keywords: Italian, finance, energy issues and engineering, food

Profile last updated
Aug 29, 2014

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