Professional English to Portuguese Translator and Interpreter in Luanda, Angola - Peter

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English and Portuguese Translation Services in Luanda, Angola
Professional English to Portuguese Translator and Interpreter in Luanda, Angola - Peter
Professional Portuguese to English Translator and Interpreter in Luanda, Angola - Antonio

Peter is a professional English to Portuguese and Portuguese to English translator and interpreter based in Luanda, Angola.  He is one of the designated English/Portuguese translators and interpreters by the US Embassy in Luanda, Angola.

Please see below for his resume.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

US EMBASSY, LUANDA, ANGOLA
- Managing Director Ventral, Lda, Project Manager Prazer de Ler, Lda 2009 to date
- Contract English/Portuguese Interpreter (supported US Ambassador, currently supporting Embassy and corporate visitors as and when needed) 2008 to date
- Meetings with Ministers, top government officials and industry leaders

YOVANA TRADUÇÃO, INTERPRETAÇÃO E SERVIÇOS
- Portuguese/English Translator & Interpreter (coordinating large team of translators and interpreters servicing African Cup of Nations Angola 2010 Local Organizing Committee) 2008 to 2010
- Operations Manager 2001 - 2007
o Drafted, reviewed and negotiated client and staff contracts
o Grew client base from 5 to 30 steady clients
o Managed client portfolio, including conflict resolution
o Sourced and managed translators and interpreters

ESCRITÓRIO DE TRADUÇÃO E INTERPRETAÇÃO 2000 - 2001
- Account & Client Relations Manager
o Negotiated and managed translation and interpretation contracts.
• Major contract managed was ChevronTexaco (CABGOC)

UNIVERSIDADE CATÓLICA DE ANGOLA 2000 – 2001
- English language lecturer

OBEKPA PETROLEUM LIMITED 1997 - 2000
- Translator / Interpreter & Special Assistant to the Board
o Wrote reports and handled bank transactions
o Translated & interpreted at high-level board meetings
o Assisted Chairman’s and Group Chairman’s travel plans

SAMPLE OF CONFERENCES AND MEETINGS INTERPRETED AND/OR TRANSLATED

World Bank First READ Global Conference / Moscow-Russia 30 Sept. – 2 Oct. 2009
DELTA AIRLINES – Air operations inspection mission to Angola 22 July 2009
OPIC and EXIM Bank visit to Angola (Ministry of Finance, Transport, Press Conferences) 17-19 June 2009
UNESCO IBE / UNEVOC Workshop – Mainstreaming Cross-cutting issues into Angola Curriculum 19-24 April 2009
Visit of AFRICOM Commander, Admiral Fitzgerald, to Angola 16-17 Nov. 2008
GTZ – German Technical Cooperation – Survey on Technical Education / Vocational Training and Labour Market in Angola (Worked with international consultants) 13 August - 5 September 2008
(EU Parliament Deputy Speaker) Dr. Luisa Morgantini-led EU Election Monitoring Mission to Angola 5-8 August 2008
Visit of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala- World Bank Managing Director to Angola 22-23 July 2008
Weatherford Audit by Fulbright and Jaworski, USA, Luanda, Angola 8 -13 July 2008
MPLA Congress (Led team of 6 French, Portuguese and English Interpreters) 27-30 August 2007
Visit of World Bank Director, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili to Angola 14-16 June 2007
Angola Oil and Gas Conference (Led team of 4 Interpreters) 2002
SADC Summit of Energy Ministers, Congo, Kinshasa 2002
SADC Parliamentary Forum Elections Observation in Malawi (Worked with MPs from Angola and Mozambique), produced reports and liaised with parliamentary staff) 2001

EDUCATION

Prazer de Ler, Lda, Luanda, Angola 2008
BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR LITERARY WRITERS (BY MALKURSOS, BRAZILIAN CONSULTING FIRM)

Prazer de Ler, Lda, Luanda, Angola 2007
FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING (BY EDITORA VIDA, BRAZILIAN PUBLISHER)
Alliance Francaise, Luanda, Angola 2002
CERTIFICAT D’ETUDES DE FRANÇAIS PRATIQUE 2ÈME DEGRÉ

Instituto Camões, Luanda, Angola 1999
PORTUGUÊS SEM FRONTEIRAS I - III

Embassy of Brazil, Lagos, Nigeria 1998
PORTUGUÊS PARA ESTRANGEIROS

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun-Nigeria 1997
BACHELOR OF ARTS - Modern European Languages
[Second class honors upper division - French Major & Portuguese Minor]

French Language School, Lagos, Nigeria 1995
FRENCH IMMERSION COURSE

Federal Government College, Lagos, Nigeria 1990
WEST AFRICAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE

St. George’s International English School, Rome, Italy 1985
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL