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BACK TO FREELANCING FRANCE/CANADA for direct Clients in Mining and Engineering and various agencies in the US, Canada, France and Germany since July 2010. Also some Humanitarian volunteer assignments in West Africa thrown in. Burkina Faso in 2013, Togo in 2014 and translations then candidates assessments for TWB. Alternate location in Montréal, Canada and Vannes, France. Dual citizenship Canadian and French.
In translation full-time since 1991 alternating freelance work with salaried and management positions Translation Coordinator for a Canadian/French Nickel Mining Project (Hatch-Technip), based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia then Brisbane, Australia Oct 2008-Jan2010. Lead Financial Translator, BDO, International Accounting firm Montreal. Feb 2007- Aug 2008
Translation Manager in Australian- Canadian Mining Co in relation with a nickel mine development in New Caledonia April 2005- June 2006
Various assignments : in-house replacement of lead translator Engineering firm in Montréal; in-house assignments coordination and terminology support for several accounting and HR software localization projects in Montréal (SDL).
Past life, before translation, in international development in several African countries, in private and public sectors; international accounting in the US and French subsidiaries of US companies.
Certificate in International Cooperation, MBA international management, Project management graduate degree
Certificates and various workshops and seminars in translation; ATA 1991 and CPTIAQ (now OTTIAQ) 1993 (Canada) certification English-French
Keywords: ATA certified translator, International development, accounting, financial, legal (contracts), HR, ERP software localization, tourism, environment, engineering companies, mining, Studio 2017, French native, translation coordinator, Quebec, Canada certified translator, aid terminology, Logiterm, Translators Without Borders,