Member since Jul '05

Working languages:
Portuguese to English
English to Portuguese
Spanish to English
Spanish to Portuguese

Seasoned Multi-Professional > 25 years

Local time: 18:33 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese (Variants: South African, Angolan, Mozambican, Brazilian, Cape Verdean, European/Portugal) Native in Portuguese, English Native in English
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I am freelancer with extensive travelling experience, added to rich cultural and technical background.

I was born in Brazil of Dutch father and French ancestry, having studied at an American school outside Brazil for 7 years of my early and late teens next to a hydro power plant. Held more than 20 years of managerial position in major container shipping line. 

Basically speaking, this is my profile:

1- Two mother tongues (UsEN and BrPT) with certified mastery of US/UK/CA English and good command of any Spanish or EuPT (spent considerable time in Portugal).

2- Four language combinations: PT/EN, SP/EN, EN/BrPT, EuPT/BrPT

3- Experience in almost all branches of knowledge thanks to my +25 years work experience (since 1990) also in sworn translation. Also medical claim reports with certification from U.S. health plan/ insurance related agency.

4- Two years in Electromechanical engineering with focus on Power Generation.

5- Use of common CAT tools: SDL STUDIO 2019, Trados, MemoQ, Cloud-based MateCAT.

6- Flexible rates ranging $0.05 -0.10$ per word depending on projects, deadlines, payment terms and regular work flow.

For more information, please see my CV downloadable from this site, where registered >15 years ago.

Following main areas: Government biddings, power generation, engineering, information technology, aviation, maritime shipping, foreign trade, legal matters, finance and economy, medicine in general.

Bear in mind Brazilian time zone GMT-3 and not reading e-mails 24 x 7 but checking regularly. 


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