With more than 25 years of experience as interpreter in the Foreign
Ministry of P.R. China, the United Nations and as a Freelance I can provide professional
interpretation and also organize a team of highly qualified interpreters,
editors or translators upon request.
During my period as a
freelance interpreter I have worked with some high profile events like the
launching of two new models of Lexus in China, Bombardiers introduction of
maintenance of aircrafts on regional airlines etc. During this period I have
broadened my experience and knowledge to fields within technology and science
as a complement to my previous experience within the Foreign Ministry of P.R.C.
and United Nations of Geneva. I have been working in China but also several
times for UN organizations in Geneva, Bangkok, Vienna and most recently The
Hague. Here are some of the main conferences I have worked for: Interpretation
for APEC, CCTV, Intel, Bombardier, Nokia, ILO, BOAO Forum, CLSA, Lexus, UNESCAP
Bangkok, UN Vienna and OPCW in the Hague. I have also done translation for several international
corporations including an MBA degree essay.
Interpretation Service of
the United Nations in Geneva where I served meetings at UNCTAD, CD, HR, UNHCR,
UNFCCC, ILO, UNCC, UNEP, ESCAP, HABITAT, ICC, UNCD, UNGA etc. held in Geneva,
Copenhagen, Berlin, Cairo, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Istanbul, Bonn, Rome, Kyoto,
Recife, Lyon, Bangkok, the Hague and New York.
Interpretation and Translation of the Foreign Ministry of P.R. China. I was
assigned personal interpreter to heads of states, governments and other senior officials.
In the mean time I worked as translator, reviser and chief conference
interpreter for international meetings on various subjects held in China and
abroad. I also held temporary contracts as interpreter and verbatim reporter
for IAEA, ILO, WMO, UNOG and UNGA.
Elaine Zhu Bärnsten
Contrada Caldara SNC
Phone: +39 345 6154224