Curriculum

LANGUAGE
SERVICES
PROVIDER      

Sworn Translator
and Interpreter

English <> Spanish

Professional Translator
English <> Spanish
French <> Spanish
English <> French

Copy Editor
Proofreader
Transcriber

Teacher of
English and French
Teacher of as Foreign Languages

WORK EXPERIENCE

2003 – present

LANGUAGE SERVICES PROVIDER | Madrid, Spain

Language combination: English <> Spanish, French <> Spanish and English <> French
Specialized in Legal, Financial and Economic Translation
Sworn Translator and Interpreter of English, appointed by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in April 2006 (see letter of appointment) (see list of sworn translators appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: page 920)

TEACHER OF ENGLISH AND FRENCH AS FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Teacher of English and French as foreign languages (levels A1 to C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), preparation for official language exams and conversation lessons

2010 –2011

INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SPAIN | Madrid, Spain

Prestigious private school located in La Moraleja, offering a full international curriculum taught in English, with over 50 different nationalities represented among its staff and students. (www.icsmadrid.org)

Trainee Teacher of English as a Second Language. Secondary Education (see letter of recommendation)
Teaching internship, innovative pedagogical project and educational research distinguished with First Class Honors, Master’s Degree in Language Teaching at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

2008 – 2010

HOWREY MARTÍNEZ LAGE, S.L. | Madrid, Spain

Law firm specialized in European Union law, Antitrust and Intellectual Property, merged with the American law firm Howrey LLP. Currently: Martínez Lage, Allendesalazar y Brokelmann (www.mlab-abogados.com)

Personal Assistant to the Managing Partner
Sworn Translator English <> Spanish
Legal and Financial Translator English <> Spanish and French <> Spanish
Proofreader of legal and financial texts written in all three languages

2005 – 2008

FINCORP MEDIACIÓN, S.A. | Madrid, Spain

Company specialized in strategic business and financial counselling (Currently: Fincorp Mediación, S.L. Merchant Bankers), owned by the Chairman of the Business and Financial Section of the Spanish Royal Academy of Economics and Finance, Mr. Aldo Olcese Santonja (www.aldoolcese.es)

Personal Assistant to the President
Legal and Financial Translator English <> Spanish, French <> Spanish and English <> French
Proofreader of legal and financial texts written in all three languages (see letter of recommendation)

Summer 2005

INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SPAIN | Madrid, Spain

Assistant to the Head of Primary

Summer 2004

EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION | Brussels, Belgium

Organization representing all working people at European level (www.etuc.org)

Translation internship at the European Federation of Retired and Older Persons (known by its French acronym as FERPA) (ferpa.etuc.org)
Journalist Translations, Legal and Financial Translations English <> Spanish and French <> Spanish
Proofreader of texts written in all three languages (see letter of recommendation)

EDUCATION

2010-2011

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID | Madrid, Spain

Master´s Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education, Upper Secondary Education, Vocational Training and Language Teaching. Specialization: English

Excellent academic record with First Class Honors (see student record, 2)

End of Master’s Project distinguished with First Class Honors «A study of the effect of technology, content and culture-related activities on ESL students’ motivation»

Audio End of Master’s Project

Scholarship holder, collaborator with Comenius project «European CLIL Resource Centre for Web 2.0 Education» (Educational Web 2.0 platform for teaching European languages)

2001-2005

UNIVERSIDAD PONTIFICIA COMILLAS | Madrid, Spain

Degree in Translation and Interpreting (See diploma)
Language combination: English, French, German <> Spanish
First Class Honors in Oral and Written Expression

2002-2003

INSTITUT SUPÉRIEUR DE TRADUCTEURS ET INTERPRÈTES | Brussels, Belgium

Erasmus Grant. Second year of the Degree in Translation and Interpreting

Primary and Secondary Education schooled entirely in English and French

1996 – 2001

INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SPAIN | Madrid, Spain

Final grade (with Selectividad): 8,24
International Baccalaureate. Bilingual Diploma (see diploma)
First Class Honors in Spanish, English, Art and CAS

1995 – 1996

STOVER SCHOOL | Devon, England

1987 – 1995

LYCÉE FRANÇAIS | Alicante and Madrid, Spain

FURTHER TRAINING

Winter 2014

AULA SIC | (distance learning)

Training course in Website Translation

Winter 2014

UNIVERSITAT JAUME I | (distance learning)

Simultaneous interpreting English-Spanish: preparation exercises

May 2013

TRADUEMPRENDE | Madrid, Spain

Conference on Translation and Entrepreneurship

Winter 2013

EDUCATION FIRST | (distance learning)

Teacher Training Seminars: Testing, Blended learning, Teaching idioms, Motivating your students

Summer 2012

CÁLAMO & CRAN | Madrid, Spain

Training course in SDL Trados Studio 2009 (see diploma)

Summer – Fall 2012

INSTITUTO DE DESARROLLO EMPRESARIAL | (distance learning)

English for Special Purposes Course: Hotel Management and Commerce (see diploma)

Spring – Summer 2008

INSTITUTO DE DIRECTIVOS DE EMPRESA (IDE-CESEM) | Madrid, Spain

Expert in Business Protocol and Image Consultancy (see diploma)

Summer 2007

ISTITUTO VENEZIA – THE VENICE INSTITUTE | Venice, Italy

Intensive language course (see diploma)

Fall – Winter 2007

CÁLAMO & CRAN | Madrid, Spain

Course in Professional Proofreading (see diploma)

Summer 2006

HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY | Edinburgh, Scotland

Course in Advanced Conference Interpreting Spanish <> English (see diploma, 2)

Summer 2002

GOETHE INSTITUT | Madrid, Spain

HUMBOLD INSTITUT | Berlin, Germany

Intensive language courses, levels G-4, G-5 and G-6 (see diploma)

LANGUAGES

Spanish Mother tongue

English Bilingual

French Bilingual

German Lower-intermediate

Italian Lower-intermediate

COMPUTER TOOLS

Translation software SDL Trados Studio, Multiterm and Passolo 2009

Color printer and scanner HP Officejet

CD recording software

Broad Band Internet + Mobile Connection

Microsoft Office: Access, Acrobat. Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Word

INTERESTS

Architecture, contemporary art, design, history, linguistics, literature, travel.