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Mathieu P.

Reliable French – English Translator


Native French with strong life experience in foreign countries due to internships, studies and travels. Intensive immersion experience in an English speaking country (Australia) from 2004 to 2006 (Graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration). Professional experience in the international business and the financial world (Transit agent in 2003/2004, Back office employee from 2006 to 2010).

Curious and interested in various areas (ecology, natural diets and social issues): in 2010, volunteer for a cultural association in Portugal, through the European Voluntary Service (non-formal educational program of the European Union). Creating the English version of the association's website was an introduction to the “world of translating” and a first “translating challenge”. Developing translation skills since then.

Strive to offer fluent, free-flowing and natural English texts with the emphasis on accuracy, quality and fitness for purpose.
Service Description
- Translating from French to English and/or Portuguese in a variety of fields. (tourism, transport, finance, law, sport, activism, environment)

- Blog writing in French, English and Portuguese.

- Experiences with translation of subtitles.
University of Southern Queensland ( Australia)
Bachelor of Business Administration
2005 - 2006
Jean Jacques Rousseau Institute
Certificat in International Business
2001 - 2003
Freelance translator
2013 - 2013
Freelance part-time translator Independent family-owned company operating in the oil and petrochemical industries • Translation of technical documents from French to English • Editing of technical documents
Banque National de Paris, BNP ARBITRAGE
cash management at treasury dept
2006 - 2010
Transit Agent, Maritime Import Department
2003 - 2004
International Shipping Company specialized in ocean and air freight. - Participated in the implementation of a new maritime import department - Facilitated the custom process for customers importing merchandises from Asia - Established invoices to customers - Maintained daily contact with international correspondents (customs, carriers, etc)
Payment Terms
None specified
Philipe Lebiannic
Internship in the United States of America
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