Member since Nov '18

Working languages:
German to English
English to German

Anette Pollner
Marketing, literature, psychology expert

London, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 02:17 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English, German Native in German
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What Anette Pollner is working on
Sep 10 (posted via  Im working on translating children's books, something I've done quite a bit during the last few years, and I'm creating subtitles for classical music again. Lots of poetry! Also awaiting a non-fiction book. ...more, + 1 other entry »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Transcreation, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Copywriting, Website localization, MT post-editing, Editing/proofreading, Desktop publishing, Software localization
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteraturePsychology
Advertising / Public RelationsCinema, Film, TV, Drama
EconomicsFinance (general)
Tourism & TravelMarketing / Market Research
Government / PoliticsPrinting & Publishing

Experience Years of experience: 22. Registered at Apr 2018. Became a member: Nov 2018. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS


I am a fully bilingual native speaker German/English with a German passport who
spent most of her professional life in London. I have extensive translation
experience in both directions and am dual native speaker.

As a published English language
author (HarperCollins UK) and translator with German publishing houses, I
specialise in fiction and non-fiction at the most challenging levels.

I also have extensive experience with
commercial translations with very high volumes, mostly in the field of psychology,
marketing, environment and finance.

I love translating every day.


  • Literary translations for prestigious German

  • Almuna of ‘Emerging Translators’ Elite
    Programme by New Books in German (Charlotte Ryland)

  • Commercial copy writer/content creator

  • Literary author, published by various
    different publishers under pen names, including a novel published by
    HarperCollins UK in 2013

  • Bilingual work record in English and German at
    Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Asian NGOs, US commercial writing agencies,
    Jonckers Translations, Hanser Verlag, HarperCollins UK, Ravensburger
    Verlag, Random House, Dumont Verlag

  • Professional Powerpoint, Excel and MS word

  • Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan bilingual presentation
    specialist in London

  • Proven ability to both work independently and
    in a team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (I am a
    professional counsellor and group leader)

  • International work experience in London,
    Germany and Asia




Translator and Writer

1995 - present


Dumont Verlag

April 2018 – ongoing

Translator, German – English

Non-fiction translation project, popular science


Random House

February 2018 – ongoing

Translator, German – English

Non-fiction translation project, psychology


Fischer  Verlag, Germany

Translator, German – English

Non-fiction translation project, psychology


Rowohlt Verlag, German

Translator, German – English

Literary translations


Ravensburger Verlag, Germany

October 2017 -  

Translator, German – English

Literary translations


Hanser Verlag,

January – May 2017

Translator, German – English

High end literary translations, including comedy


Jonckers Inc,
International Translation Agency

Translator English-German and German-English (dual native speaker,
languages tested by in-house tests). Freelance with ongoing contract. High volume
marketing translations


1998 – 2018

Translator German-English and English-German for many small companies in the
UK and Asia


Verystory Ltd.

2011 – ongoing

Founder of innovative creative writing workshop series

Over 2,000 students in Bangkok, Lisbon and London so far

Also developing marketing material and teaching a ‘creative flow’ method
of writing that takes the pain away from writing. Famous authors and leaders of
the business community are among my students.

Counselingwise, Boulder, Colorado, US

2015 – 2017

Freelance writer, psychology, medical and wellness, SEO optimisation

High volumes per week


BigChilli Magazine, Bangkok

2011- 2017

Monthly English language life skills
advice column, psychology, wellness, medical

Athens Publishing, Bangkok
2013 - present

Author (ghost writer) of widely
distributed official ASEAN-wide English language handbooks

Environmental, public health,

Script writer and script supervisor
for non-fiction popular science motion clips

Environmental, public health,

Novels/articles about International

Finance, investment banking


NCS, Bangkok
2009 - 2017

  • Bilingual psychotherapy counsellor

  • International client list from Asia, US,
    Europe, Australia

  • Bilingual team leader and workshop leader

  • Project management:  Developed, managed and delivered over 60
    creative writing and life skills workshops

  • Team member in international volunteering

Bangkok Opera (now Opera Siam)


Programme Director

Surtitle translation/transcreation of
‘The Valkyrie’ by Richard Wagner

Bilingual role including extensive
translation project managment services for the entire company for the
production of German operas in Asia and cooperation with German and English


Director of Puccini’s ‘Turandot’

JPMorgan London


Bilingual English German Graphics and
Presentation Specialist

Night shift supervisor

Produced, translated and designed
presentations and dealbooks/pitchbooks in a team

Worked on the evening shift and on
the overnight shift

Goldman Sachs London


Bilingual English German Graphics and
Presentation Specialist

Produced, translated and designed
presentations and dealbooks/pitchbooks in a team

Worked on the evening shift and on
the overnight shift



am published under two different pen names. One of them is published by
HarperCollins UK.


Advanced Diploma in Humanistic/Integrative Counselling

CPPD London 2001

Graduate of

By New Books in German

(Elite Translators Training)


Keywords: literary, subtitles, localisation, MTPE, poetry, children's books, voice-over, marketing, fiction translator, non-fiction translator,, dtv, Dumont, Ravensburger, Fitchlearning

Profile last updated
Apr 9

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