I'm a Brazilian, bilingual English-Portuguese speaker, having lived from age 2 to 18 in New York City. Attended kindergarten through full completion of senior high in that city. Also lived in Fort Lauderdale, FL., from 1996 to 2003. Now living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Have a certificate of Proficiency in English from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Rio de Janeiro, plus a number of other certificates in Finance and Foreign Trade. Started working as a freelancer translator in 1997. Before that period, held executive foreign trade positions with large Brazilian and international companies for over 20 years.
Specialization: Foreign Trade, Finance, compared US vs. Brazilian Law as applicable to the translation of legal documents. Maritime and downstream & upstream oil exploration, including ships, drilling rigs and FPSOs, their architecture, equipment, instruments, manning, and operation.