Professional translations from German into English since 2003, with well over 2 million words published. Along with corporate websites and a variety of business texts, I have translated over 25 financial reports for Austrian and Swiss listed companies, including every report for PORR AG since 2007.

Price per line (55 characters including spaces) between EUR 1.40 and EUR 2.00; hourly rates for proofreading, editing, formatting and other text services of EUR 50-80 per hour (plus VAT where applicable).

I have experience in writing English texts for financial reports, speeches and complete promotional brochures for some of Austria’s largest companies including OMV. Clients praise my meticulous research, speed, reliability and – above all – texts which make sense and are easy for international readers to understand.

Prices are usually EUR 80-120 per hour.

As one of a handful of people in Vienna to hold a linguistics degree and a DELTA, combined with over a decade of teaching in top companies and the Austrian Parliament, I can help you to achieve exactly what you need when preparing for a presentation, meeting or interview in English.

Prices range from EUR 70-150 per hour.

Education: B.A. (Hons) in English and Linguistic Science, 2.1 at York University, completed in 2000. RSA DELTA (Diploma English Language Teaching to Adults) at ITTI Hastings in 2003.

Professional experience: freelance translator and copywriter since 2003, business English teacher in Vienna since 2000. Positions in UK residential summer schools from 1998 to 2006, mostly as Course Director responsible for overall management including welfare, academic management and finances with 450 international students aged 7-21 and 50 staff at peak.

Languages: native speaker of British English; fluent German; native-speaker standard of spoken Bulgarian. A-level Russian; GCSE French and Latin.

IT: highly proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro. Experience with various CMS systems (typo3, wordpress) and K4 Webeditor. Basic MemoQ.

Hobbies: strong interest in cooking and baking as well as learning about and developing new ideas in food with a focus on researching and challenging accepted approaches. Passionate card player (incl. Tarock, bridge, belote, PL/FL/NL Holdem, Omaha).

Galina Collet
phone: 0043 699 1187 4256
skype: galina.collet

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Collet Ltd.
ul. Aleksandrovska 91
Burgas 8000, Bulgaria
phone +43 699 11874256
mail: office[at]

Commercial Register
Domiciled in Burgas, Commercial Court of Burgas, Registry No. 201975530
VAT Number: BG 201975530

Address in Austria
Galina Collet
Halbgasse 21/2/12

It goes without saying that all projects are handled in the strictest confidence and that I am happy to sign any non-disclosure agreements required. I personally translate/write every project and only outsource any work with the express prior agreement of my clients.