professional with strong translation skills in English and Spanish pairs,
experienced in scientific/ environmental, socio-economic and international
development topics with over 25 years of distinguished performance in both
corporate and educational environments.
Degree in “International Studies”,
Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, 1979
Coursework: Financial Mathematics, Statistical Methods, Management Science,
Information Systems, Operations Research, and General Accounting: Business
Administration Graduate Program, Universidad
Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas, Venezuela, 1984
Language Skills: English (oral and written proficiency), Spanish
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office applications: Word (high
proficiency); Power Point (high Proficiency); Excel (high proficiency); Outlook
(high proficiency), Publisher (high proficiency) Access (Intermediate proficiency).
Adobe Acrobat Pro (high proficiency).
PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE
(English to Spanish, Spanish to English). From 2005 to the present date, have completed over 100
translations of documents, reports and technical notes mostly in scientific / environmental
related topics, such as:
Impact Assessments (include mining projects, hydropower projects, translator
and reviewer of an 11,000-page Impact Assessment for the construction of an
Interoceanic Canal, among others), mostly with a basic structure that includes
components of Biology and Social and Economic baselines, Legal Framework and
Climate Change (includes 17 documents - Technical Notes and Case Studies - for
the IADB: Water and Sanitation division, Services for Applying Hydro-BID in
support of Infrastructure Projects, and others )
Health and Safety
(includes a complete H & S guide for a major paper manufacturing company)
include International Organizations (IDB, World Bank), International
Corporations and Consultants in the sectors of oil and gas, mining,
construction, paper, as well as foreign and domestic utility company.
Translated to Spanish the book “Confronting
Climate Uncertainty in Water Resources Planning and Project Design: The
Decision Tree Framework” to be published by the World Bank Group.
Translator - MW Translation Services LLC Owner-Translator. Since 2005 to present. (Description above).
Engineering Group, PA. Office Manager.
From August 2016 to the present date. General office management and
Resources Management (ERM). Administrative
Assistant 2. From August 2011 to July 2016.
Environmental and Sustainability Consultant) Private environmental consultancy
business with projects worldwide, activities of assistance go far beyond the
administrative scope. Within these activities are translations (English to Spanish, Spanish to English) of an array
of technical reports to clients in the US, Central and South America and Europe,
as well as formatting reports for clients following very strict standards for text,
tables, figures and presentations.
International University- Southeast
Environmental Research Center (SERC). College of Arts and Sciences. Research
September 2010 thru July 2011.
Inc, import/export and trading
company. From September 2009 to May 2010. Executive-Administrative
Assistant. Reporting directly to the CEO.
for a New Humanity, international
non-profit organization. From October 2008 to June 2009. Regional Director for Outreach in South
America and Assistant to the Office of the CEO.
In charge of outreach and
activities in South America specifically as translator and editor of the
Spanish pages of the website as well as translation of articles for the English
and Spanish newsletters.
Other professional experience further
back in time is available upon request.
Currently in track to obtain the State of Florida Court Interpreter
American Translators Association (#268612)
Dr. Fernando Miralles- Wilhelm - Interim Director, Earth System Science
Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland – firstname.lastname@example.org – (305) 776-8128
Dr. Mauro Nalesso - Water And Sanitation Lead
Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank- email@example.com –
Mr. Alberto Vega - Principal Program Manager, Amec Foster Wheeler – firstname.lastname@example.org –