Education and Experience

  • Master's degree in Interpreting and Translation
  • Continued education in law, economics, marketing, management, advertising, and marketing research
  • Intense reading and constant monitoring of developments on financial markets
  • Several years of full-time experience as a marketing research executive and strategic planning consultant
  • Longstanding experience in writing marketing presentations and strategic documents

Résumé at a Glance

  • Bilingual childhood (German and Norwegian). Schooling partly in Norway, partly in Austria.
  • 1985-1991: Graduate studies in interpreting and translation at Karl Franzens University in Graz, Austria.
  • 1989-1990: Student exchange year at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • 1990-1992: Conference interpreter and translator in Graz, Austria.
  • 1992-1994: International Research Coordinator in Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1995: Strategic planner in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • 1996-1998: Consultant for integrated communication concepts in Puerto Rico, U.S.A.
  • 1998-2002: Translator and interpreter in Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Since January 1, 2003: Translator and transcreator in Salzburg, Austria.

professional memberships

American Translators Association

German Federation of Interpreters and Translators