Member since Oct '13

Working languages:
Spanish to Dutch
Catalan to Dutch
English to Dutch
Dutch to Catalan
Dutch to Spanish

Hans Geluk
Business/HR career, MA Translation(Dist)

Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
Local time: 17:07 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch
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What Hans Geluk is working on
Nov 22, 2016:  Just finished a Collective Agreement from Spanish into Dutch! ...more »
Total word count: 20000

Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Human Resources
ManagementLaw: Contract(s)
Finance (general)Linguistics

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 638, Questions answered: 290, Questions asked: 8
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Translation education Master's degree - London Metropolitan University
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at Oct 2013. Became a member: Oct 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Dutch (London Metropolitan University)
English to Dutch (Chartered Institute of Linguists)
Memberships NGTV, APTIC
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Hans Geluk endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Dutch by birth, in 1998 relocated to Barcelona where I combined a 13-year career in Financial Services and HR at a multinational company with translation projects in the fields of Human Resources, Management, Learning & Development, Employee Engagement, Human Rights, Linguistics, and Advertisement.

Thorough knowledge of Catalan/Spanish language and culture, and of Spanish labour law. Certified by several large and small translation companies for translations from English, Spanish and Catalan into Dutch, and from Dutch into Spanish and Catalan. My translations into Spanish and Catalan always include a review by a native speaker. I am interested in both business and literary translation.

I hold an MA in Dutch Linguistics (Leiden University, 1998), a Master's in Human Resource Management (EADA Barcelona, 2010), and an MA in Translation with distinction (London Metropolitan University, 2014). I am a member of both the Dutch and Catalan Translators' Associations: NGTV and Aptic.

I work narrowly together with a Spanish/Catalan translator (Eduard Playà) and together we can guarantee a complete service offering between the languages Dutch and Spanish/Catalan, providing quality translations that are always translated and reviewed by two native speakers. This additional review is always included in our competitive rates.
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Total pts earned: 674
PRO-level pts: 638

Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish256
Spanish to Dutch130
Spanish to English89
English to Dutch70
Dutch to Spanish64
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)66
Law: Contract(s)64
Marketing / Market Research44
Education / Pedagogy28
Construction / Civil Engineering24
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects1
With client feedback1
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English to Spanish1
English to Dutch1
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International Org/Dev/Coop1
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