Specialization
Politics, literary, financial, trade, IT, international arbitrations, road shows, IPOs, due diligence, retail, telecommunications, environment, mining, energy, advertising, food, agriculture, medical, legal, sports, media, education, food, pharmaceutical.
Experience

CONFERENCE INTERPRETER - 1993 to present
U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT - 1996 to present
INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATIONS- 2000 to present
U.S. FEDERAL COURTS - 1995 to present
STATE SUPERIOR COURTS - 1993 to present

Qualifications
U.S. State Department - Approved Portuguese Seminar and Administrative Interpreter.

Administrative Office of the Courts, New Jersey - Approved Portuguese (Master level) and
Spanish interpreter (Journeyman level).

American Translators Association (ATA) - Member since 2013

The American Association of Language Specialists (TAALS) - Member since 2013
Conference Interpreting Assignments (Portuguese)
World Business Forum (WOBI) David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, NY, November 2016
Academy Awards nominee dinner with Brazilian director Alê Abreu, Hollywood, CA, February 2016
United Nations, Global Compact Meeting, General Assembly Hall, June, 2015
VEITH Confernnce for cardiologists, Hilton Hotel, NYC, November, 2014
Brazilian pension fund managers meeting with investors at J.P. Morgan, NY, October 2014
Secretary General to the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon, Food security summit, Intercontinental Hotel, NY, September 21, 2010
Award Cermony for Brazilian President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva, Waldorf Astoria, September 2008 São Paulo
Governor Geraldo Alckmin, New York Stock Exchange NY, 2005
FTAA Ministerial Summit Miami, 2003
Nobel Laureate José Saramago, New York Public Library NY, 2002
United Nations Beijing + 5 Conference UN, 2000
Education
New York University, Bachelor of Arts, January 1990. Majored in Journalism and minored in Spanish.
Personal
Native speaker of Brazilian Portuguese. Fluent in Spanish.
Translations

Books

SERGIO Y.
by Alexandre Vidal Porto
Europa Editions (2016)

LIFE AS IT IS
Selected Short Stories
of Nelson Rodrigues, 314 pgs.
Host Publications (2008)

THE LITTLE CAPOEIRA BOOK
by Nestor Capoeira, 150 pgs.
North Atlantic Books (1995)


Screenplays

BOSSA NOVA
starring Amy Irving (2000).

Member of Pen America since 2012

Winner of Machado de Assis Medal (2016) for outstanding contributions to Brazilian culture.