Working languages:
Dutch to English
French to English
Flemish to English

Native English in real life too

Native in: English Native in English
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PLEASE NOTE: I am a fully qualified professional native English translator (really, not just wishful thinking), but I have chosen NOT to request or display the unofficial, site-specific red "P" badge.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcreation, Copywriting, Transcription, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Law (general)
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightHuman Resources
Advertising / Public RelationsTourism & Travel
Marketing / Market ResearchCooking / Culinary

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
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Translation education Master's degree - BA and MA in French from New York University
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at Jul 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Dutch to English ()
German to English ()
Flemish to English ()
French to English (New York University)
English (Native speaker)
Memberships Stridonium
TeamsJe suis Charlie
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Events and training
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Professional (human) translations from French, Dutch (Nl and Bel) and German into
idiomatic, grammatically correct
UK or US English by a genuine
native English translator

Linguistic background
I hold university degrees in French to MA level. Dual UK
and US national having lived in France,
the Netherlands, Germany and currently living in Brussels, I am fully fluent in all source languages and also fully conversant with the differences between NL and BEL

A true generalist
translator able to translate a variety of fields, such as legal
(contracts/agreements of all sorts, travel and health insurance policies, IP,
pleadings, statements of defence, counterclaims, rulings, GDPR texts,
publications in Official Gazettes, terms and conditions, etc.), I am also a
very experienced marketing specialist in areas that include consumer-level
automotive texts, tourism, hotel and restaurant websites, luxury products etc. Other fields include
property/real estate (i.e. property ads, leases) HR, Health & Safety,
gastronomy(including menus, recipes and cookbooks), opera, vocal technique,
classical music, speeches (for government officials, university heads inter
alia), correspondence of all sorts, newspaper and academic articles, bios,
critics' reviews, etc.  

I also do
back-translations, proofreading, editing, transcriptions and translations from audio files and am willing to consider PEMT.

Please note:
I only accept texts that I know I can do well to a high professional standard. 

Please contact me via Proz for my CV, rates and all additional personal information.

Keywords: Native English, professional translator, professional writer, legal translation, opera specialist, vocal technique, marketing specialist, tourism, literary, classical music, research, no nonsense, idiomatic

Profile last updated
Dec 7, 2020

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