EDUCATION:

1981 BACCALAUREATE (literature branch) – Metz, FRANCE
1983  BACHELOR OF LAW, Metz, FRANCE
1985 MASTER DEGREE IN PUBLIC LAW (LL.M.) Law school, Metz, FRANCE
1986-87 ADVANCED DEGREE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW (Graduate level), University of Nancy II, FRANCE
1986 REGIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADMINISTRATION – State Public School, Metz, FRANCE
1982 NATIONAL SCHOOL OF ADMINISTRATION (ENA -Preparation)– Paris, FRANCE
2009 DIPLOMA – Spanish as Foreign Language (Highest Level) - Cervantes Institute, Spain

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

- French: native
- English: advanced, fluent, spoken, written
- Spanish: advanced, fluent, spoken, written

 

TRANSLATION & INTERPRETATION:

2002- present TRANSLATOR-INTERPRETER
English>French; English>Spanish (translation)
Spanish<>French (translating and interpreting):
Registered translator – US Embassy and French Embassy in Quito, Ecuador

 

AFFILIATIONS AND REPRESENTATION:
2007- present Member of ATA (American Translators Association)
Member of ATIEC (Asociación de Traductores e Intérpretes del Ecuador)
FIT Affiliation (Fédération International des Traducteurs)
2009-2011 PRESIDENT of the Ecuadorian Translators and Interpreters Association ATIEC

Translation fields of expertise (among others) : general (media, articles, brochures, etc.); legal (all kind of documents: procedural, judgments, reports, etc.); international arbitration; public and private law (criminal, labour, commercial, taxes, etc.); international public and private law; contracts; business and finance; patents; accounting, audit, consulting; elections; human & civil rights; human resources; insurance; communications & telecommunications; defence; aviation; logistics; environment; world heritage.

International and regional conferences interpretation (among others): Hemisphere Defense Ministers Summit, Organization of American States, International Union of Architects, Latin American Parliament (Parlatino); Mediation and arbitration (Florida), Belgian Development Cooperation Agency, Organization of World Heritage Cities, Biarritz Forum, Inter-Parliamentary Union.

Representative list of clients, private and public sectors: UN, UNICEF, UNIFEM, UNASUR, National Corporation of Telecommunication (CNT), French Embassy in Ecuador, Belgian Embassy in Quito, Ecuadorian Ministry of Defense,  Ecuadorian Internal Revenue Services (SRI  Ecuador), State Attorney General Office (Procuraduría General del Estado, Ecuador), Plan International, AGA Ecuador, Linde International, Municipality of Quito.

 

OTHER RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:

1986-1989        CHEF DE BUREAU (work with local governments and public authorities)
Préfecture of Meurthe-et-Moselle – Nancy, FRANCE
1989-1992 CHARGÉE DE MISSION (work with public officials, enforcement of national
 policies) Préfecture of Moselle and Lorraine – Metz, FRANCE
1990-1992 INSTRUCTOR - FUTURE CIVIL SERVANTS (A Level).
IRA (Regional Institute of Administration Metz - France)
1993-1995 ASSISTANT MANAGER (International Trading, goods & commodities)
GLOBAL COMMODITIES SERVICES INC., Miami, FL – USA
1994  GENERAL MANAGER (International Trading)
WORLD WIDE COMMODITIES, INC. Miami, FL - USA

2000-2002 GENERAL MANAGER
SELECTWORKS Cía Ltda., Quito ECUADOR (services, outsourcing)
1995-2002 LEGAL COUNSEL
ARONEM AIR CARGO S.A., Quito, ECUADOR (Airport services)
2003- 2010 PRESIDENT
  GENERALAIR S.A., Guayaquil, ECUADOR (Airport services)
2003-present GENERAL MANAGER
  ARONEM AIR CARGO S.A., Quito, ECUADOR (Airport services)
2002-present MEMBER OF NATIONAL & REGIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS-
BASC (Business Alliance for Secure Commerce,
www.wbsco.org), ECUADOR
2011-présent PRESIDENT BASC PICHINCHA, Quito- ÉQUATEUR

 

ACHIEVEMENTS:

- Legal counsel, specialized in public and international laws;

- Initial professional experience in the State administration (France, French and European law), then fundamentally dedicated to business management and organization activities (mainly international trade, contracts and services);

- Law practice shared experience in France, Spain, United States and Ecuador: public and private law, commercial law, aeronautical law, criminal law, labour problems among others;

- Consultant and International Arbitrator, Ticamer (Conciliation & Arbitration International  Court MERCOSUR) Quito, September 2003; Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator/ Qualified Arbitrator Training, Fort Lauderdale, November 2003; Florida Supreme Court Certified County Court Training, Fort Lauderdale, April 2004

- Business owner:
- World Business Leader Person 2007 and 2008: World Confederation of Businesses
- Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 and 2009: Latin American Quality Institute

 

OTHERS:

- Computer systems: Windows (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.), Internet.
- CAT Tool: Fluency, SDL Trados 2015
- Last specialized course: Advanced Legal Writing in English (Georgetown University, November 2012)




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French/Spanish/English