Working languages:
English to Chinese
Chinese to English
Dutch to Chinese
German to Chinese

Qing Chen
Interpreter EN-ZH|Translator EN/NL/DE>ZH

Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Local time: 12:09 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Chinese (Variant: Mandarin) Native in Chinese
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Qing CHEN, founder of Palimpsest C., a young and diligent interpreter with an educational background that spans four countries AND experience with projects for some the world's most prestigious institutions and comanies.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting
Specializes in:
Cosmetics, BeautyBusiness/Commerce (general)
ManagementEnergy / Power Generation
Tourism & TravelEducation / Pedagogy
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2, Questions answered: 5, Questions asked: 2
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Translation education Master's degree - University of Surrey
Experience Years of experience: 9. Registered at Jan 2009. Became a member: Apr 2016. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English (Cambridge University (ESOL Examinations), verified)
Dutch (Universiteit Gent, verified)
English to Chinese (Business Interpreting University of Surrey, verified)
Chinese to English (Business Interpreting University of Surrey, verified)
Memberships CBTI-BKVT, IAPTI
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Events and training
Professional practices Qing Chen endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).

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Let your vision speak Chinese.
English-Mandarin Conference Interpreter
English/Dutch/German>Simplified Chinese Translator

Native Chinese Mandarin speaker (born and bred in China), resident in Europe since 2006, currently based in Ghent, Belgium

√ Specialized in Business Interpreting with broad industry experience

√ Also a sworn translator (Dutch into Chinese), with oath taken at the Court of First Instance Ghent

√ Skills kept up-to-date through Continued Professional Development (webinars, courses, workshops, conferences) 

MA in Business Interpreting, BA in Linguistics&Literature: English and German

√ Members of International Association of Professional Translators & Interpreters (IAPTI) and Belgian Chamber of Translators & Interpreters (CBTI/BKVT)


Business/commerce ⌂ Education ⌂ Fashion/beauty ⌂ Finance/investment
Hospitality ⌂ Management/HR ⌂ Politics/economy ⌂ Technology/innovation ⌂ Tourism/travel ⌂ Sustainability/energy


♦ Governmental institutions ♦ NGOs ♦ Non-Profit ♦ Higher Educational Institutions ♦ Enterprises ♦ LSPs ♦ Individuals


★ English-Chinese (Mandarin) Simultaneous/Consecutive/Whispering Interpreting | bidirectional

★ English/Dutch/German into Simplified Chinese Translation

★ Terminology Research

★ Transcription & Voiceover

★ Chinese Social Media Content Management (weibo, wechat etc.)

Do it with passion or not at all.
I will always walk that extra mile for you, and with you.

Qing Chen | Palimpsest C.

At your service | Tot uw dienst | Zu Ihren Diensten | 恭候您的垂询 !

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