SELF-EMPLOYED 2002-present day
Business and HR: Business plans, company policies, annual meetings, internal communications, employee handbooks, training materials.
Finance: Corporate communications, investor information, shareholder communications, financial statements.
Law (Contract and Corporate): Contracts, confidentiality agreements, non-disclosure agreements, customer agreements, licence and service agreements, product warranty statements, terms and conditions, privacy policies, employment agreements, codes of conduct.
Reports, questionnaires and other documents related to economic inequality, education, health, human rights, politics, poverty alleviation and sustainability.
Consumer Products and Websites: Manuals (operation, maintenance, user guides), brochures, e-commerce websites.
IN-HOUSE EXPERIENCE 2000-2002
IT: Hardware, software and related publications for major PC manufacturers and IT service and business solutions providers such as IBM, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems;
Legal: Customer/non-disclosure/product licence/service agreements, product warranty statements, Statement of Work, legal documentation;
Marketing: Product catalogues and leaflets, newsletters, specific documentation for Marketing Representatives and Business Partners, opinion and customer satisfaction surveys;
Telecommunications: Call for tenders.
Full member of APTRAD - Associação Portuguesa de Tradutores e Intérpretes and MET - Mediterranean Editors & Translators
* University degree in Translation: Portuguese, English and French, (specializing in banking/finance, EU affairs and legal translation) - Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração, Lisbon, Portugal
* English and Translation Studies. Chosen by home university for a study period, based on academic merit, at the University of Salford, Manchester, England.
* Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE - Certificate of Proficiency in English), Manchester, England
* Italian Language and Culture - Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Continuing professional development
2018: Corpus guidance: a tool for understanding professional language usage, change, and variety - MET workshop
2016: APTRAD International 2016, Web Summit
2015: IAPTI Conference Bordeaux
2018: Conversion Copywriting 101 - Copy Hackers
The 2018 SEO Training Course: Building Sustainable Traffic for Business Growth - Hubspot Academy
2017: Business School for Translators with Marta Stelmaszak
2016: Business Acceleration Masterclass with Chris Durban