CV Jan Andre De La Porte

JAN ANDRÉ DE LA PORTE
CONFERENCE INTERPRETER AND TRANSLATOR

Fredensgade 23, 3 rd floor
2200 Copenhagen Denmark

jandelaporte@gmail.com
http://jandelaporte.at.TranslatorsCafe.com
Mobile   + 45 26706335

PROFILE

Born 1968, in Denmark.

Multilingual; lived in USA, France, Australia, Spain and Denmark.
Multidiscipline; B.Sc., two M.A.’s
Full-time, professional interpreter and translator since 2006.

 

EXPERIENCE

  •  Recent tasks in translation and copywriting (extract)
  • Opel/GM – car manufacturer
  • Caterpillar – cat machines & engines
  • The Austrian Tourist Federation
  • Rolex – the leading name in luxury watches
  • Electrolux – world leading producer of appliances for kitchen and cleaning
  • Nilfisk – world leading manufacturer of professional cleaning equipment
  • Sony – consumer electronics
  • Tack International – business training specialist
  • Matsui – consumer electronics
  • Renault – car manufacturer
  • Bosch – leading manufacturer of electric tools
  • Lundbeck – leading pharmaceutical corporation                                                     
  • SHL – global HR training 
  • Merck – pharmaceutical company                                                                           
  • IKEA – Scandinavian modern style furniture and accessories                                 
  • LVMH – produces and markets internationally champagnes and wines                 
  • Mazda – car manufacturer                                                                                       
  • Royal Unibrew – largest beer exporter in Scandinavia                                            
  • Fanta – soft drink                                                                                                      
  • Jaguar – car manufacturer                                                                                         
  • Royal Yachting Association – training schemes for powered and sailing craft
  • Royal Canin – health nutrition for dog and cat                                                         
  • Kudos – data collection, data analysis and advisory services internationally
  • Dell – laptops, desktops, monitors                                                                            
  • Staples – offers a variety of supplies, furniture and computer technology
  • Hyundai/Kia Motors – car manufacturer                                                                                      
  • Furuno – cutting-edge, innovative marine and GPS products
  • Astra Zeneca – one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies 
  • European Parliament – translation of sessions, negotiations etc.
  • Eli Lilly and company – leading, innovation-driven pharmaceutical corporation
  • Hasbro –one of the largest toy makers in the world                                                  
  • Telia – telecommunications provider in the Nordic and Baltic countries 
  • Nivea – the world’s biggest personal care brand
  • Nortel – leader in delivering communications capabilities                                       
  • Apple Macintosh – computer manufacturer
  • AIG – insurance products and services   
  • GE Capital – provides leasing, lending and access to capital solutions
  • Tellabs – global supplier to the dynamic telecommunications industry 
  • Mercedes Benz – car manufacturer                                                                         
  • Canon- consumer electronics
  • Hewlett Packard –printers, laptops, computers, digital cameras, servers, storage 
  • Mitsubushi Motors – car manufacturer                                                                  
  • LRN – governance, ethics and compliance applications
  • The Ethnic Council for Minorities – public institution  
  • Arla Foods – northern Europe’s largest dairy manufacturers
  • Uncle Ben’s – rice
  • Sennheiser – worldwide manufacturer of audio equipment
  • Cuisinart—manufacturer of kitchen accessories and appliances       
  • Pioneersurgical – surgical technology
  • Egmont – the leading provider of entertainment in Scandinavia
  • Danske Bank – the largest bank in Denmark
  • Microsoft – software
  • Europêche – the association of fishing enterprises in the E.U.
  • Ford – motor company
  • Nespresso – the Art of Espresso
  • Dako – a World Leader in Cancer Diagnostics            
  • European Union – Directorate General Comm. website

 

Types of translations and copywriting

  • Press releases
  • PR
  • Business communication
  • Marketing texts
  • Questionnaires
  • User manuals
  • Reports
  • Advertising
  • Books
  • Technical texts

 

I have over 7 years full-time, professional experience.

 Interpretation

  • Aegis – medical conference (Athens)                                                                        2015
  • Semco Maritime – Semco Maritime is a project engineering company                     2014
  • Journalist Congress – Charlie Hebdo cartoonist presentation                                 2014
  • Physicians’ Day – industry congress and debate forum                                          2014
  • The Rockwool Foundation – supports scientific, artistic and/or social activities     2014
  • ReproHigh – EU project with hospitals in DK and Sweden across the Sound         2014
  • The National Association of Women’s Crisis Centers – visit from Morocco          2014
  • Danæg – manufactures egg products for export markets(Halmstad, Sweden)         2014
  • Rio to Roskilde Conference, Copenhagen – CSR and environment                         2014
  • Oberthur Technologies – a leader of digital security solutions, SNB meetings         2014
  • The Faroese Court – court case (Faroese Islands)                                                  2013
  • Biopharm – the Novo Nordisk research and development section                           2013
  • Citroën – international automaker (Paris)                                                               2013
  • SNCF – world leader in transporting people and goods, EWC (Paris)                    2013
  • The Hospital Regions of Zealand and Copenhagen – tender process                      2013
  • CSR – conference on corporate social responsibility                                               2013
  • FEDEC – European Federation of Circus Schools                                                  2013
  • Coop – Denmark’s largest chain of grocery shops                                                  2013
  • MDS – medical conference, patient groups and support                                         2013
  • The Court at Viborg – court case                                                                             2013
  • Dubli.com – shopping & entertainment, conference (Dubai)                                   2012
  • European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights – conference on Autonomy         2012
  • The University of Aarhus – VIDA conference                                                         2012
  • European Broadcasting Union – annual meeting                                                      2012
  • The Danish Ministry of Justice – conference on human rights                               2012
  • Novozymes – High Court case                                                                                2012
  • Carefusion – products and services focusing on medication and infections              2011
  • FEI – the international governing body for all Olympic equestrian disciplines        2011
  • Carlsberg – probably the best beer in the world – French press corps visit             2010
  • Tyco International – global provider of engineered electronic components (Brx)    2010
  • Schneider Electric – the global specialist in energy management (Paris)                 2010
  • International Conference on Organ Donation                                                           2010
  • Ardagh Glass – EWC meeting (Brussels)                                                                 2010
  • Cooper Industries – European Works Council (EWC) meetings (Brussels)             2008-2009
  • UN Day Conference – by Amnesty Int., Refugee Council, UN-assoc.                       2008

 

Ongoing interpretation tasks

  • Europol – EU law enforcement agency, board meetings (The Hague)          since 2013
  • Lifewave – health nutrition products                                                                        since 2013
  • Carlsberg – world famous brewerEWC meetings (Copenhagen, Basel, Warsaw) since 2012
  • Copenhagen Metro – employee seminars (Copenhagen and Båstad, Sweden)        since 2012
  • Opel/General Motors – car manufacturer (Frankfurt, Munich)                              since 2011
  • Amcor – a global packaging leader, EWC meetings (Brussels)                               since 2010
  • UTC Fire and Security – fire safety and security solutionsEWC meetings (Brx)    since 2009
  • Veolia Environnement – leader in environmental services, EWC meetings (Paris)  since 2006
  • The Danish Police                                                                                                     since 2005
  • District Court – Copenhagen                                                                                    since 2006
  • The Court of Frederiksberg                                                                                      since 2008
  • The Refugee Board of Denmark                                                                               since 2007
  • The High Court of Eastern Denmark                                                                        since 2007

When not listed; interpretation venue sites are Copenhagen or Denmark.

 Subject areas include:

  • Marketing
  • Public relations
  • Business
  • Press tours
  • Medical/Pharmaceutical
  • Food and beverages
  • European Union
  • Tourism
  • Environment and ecology
  • Automotive
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Legal
  • Translation of films and videos for film company                                             2005
  • Proof-reading and translation of subtitles.
  • Tour leader in the Balkans, freelance.                                                                   2004-
  • Extensive touring in Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia with Danish groups.
  • Producer                                                                                                                  2000-2004
  • Produced films (in English). NYU Film School New York.
  • Research assistant, The Danish Ministry of Fisheries.                          1997-2000
  • Wrote complex manuals for technical staff, translated into English.

 

EDUCATION

  • European Masters in Conference Interpreting (Danish, English, French) – EMCI – Copenhagen Business School, Denmark 2004
  • Master of Arts- M.A., Media and Communication, Roskilde University Copenhagen, Denmark 1997
  • University of Seville, Spain, Undergraduate Studies, 1994-1995
  • University Stendahl Grenoble, France, Undergraduate Studies, 1993-1994

 

LANGUAGES

  • Danish, English (native) A
  • French (fluent) B
  • Spanish, German, Swedish (nearly fluent) C

CITIZENSHIP

Denmark

 COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

High command of the Internet, Microsoft Office Products, Adobe.

TRANSLATION TOOLS

  • Trados Studio 2011
  • Transit
  • SDLX, Multiterm
  • Wordfast
  • Passolo