Work Experience

Translator (1998–)

Certified professional English–Hungarian freelance translator in Hungary, member of the American Translators Association, ATA-certified from English into Hungarian, and ‘Certified PRO’ on ProZ. With a bachelor’s degree in finance (BFin) and one in theology (BTh), specializing in finance, FOREX, investments, audits & certifications, official documents & transcripts, software & mobile application localization as well as Christian literature & protestant theology. Technically savvy, advanced user of computer-assisted translation tools (primary tool: memoQ – also: SDL Trados Studio, Wordfast Classic/Pro), dedicated internal systems (AGITO, Translation Workspace, SAP, WordBee etc.), and the most popular office suite (MS Office). Quick learner when specialized software required. Much attention to detail and effective communication in projects.

Interpreter (1991–)

Qualified professional expert interpreter, offering consecutive interpreting in church, seminars, conferences and motivational speeches, for individuals and teams of various nationalities in front of audiences of a handful to 12,000 people. Serving on short-term mission trips to Hungary and Romania as interpreter / driver / cultural adviser. Simultaneous interpreting from the booth for Christian / business seminars & conferences. Sworn interpreting at court since 1998.

Trainer (2005–)

Training translators in using translation memory (computer-assisted translation) software and tools (official Wordfast trainer).

Managing Director (2006–)

Exim Pro Ltd. (Békés, Hungary) – professional language services, international trade & commerce in Europe, overseeing and facilitating design & printing projects.

Founder–Project Manager (2017–)

Skilled Linguists & Christian Linguists (online) – business and Christian language services providers.

Foreign Relations Manager (2014–2016)

Managing foreign relations for Hungarian Gypsy Missions International (Békés, Hungary) founded in 1996 as a missions branch within the Hungarian Pentecostal Church. Managing GypsyAid, the charity arm of HGMI.

Committee member, chair (2005–2017)

Member (2005–) and Chairman (2013–2017) of the Hungarian Pentecostal Church Auditing Committee.

Vice President (2002–2004)

“There Is Still Hope” Association (Bekes, Hungary) – financial planning and accounts, social work and management tasks for an NGO committed to helping disadvantaged people groups in and around Hungary.

Pastor (1998–2002)

Tree of Life Church (Bekes, Hungary) – pastoring youth (1998–2000) and a rural church plant (2000–2002) full-time after earning a BTh from Pentecostal Theological Collage, Budapest (Hungary).

Insurance Consultant (1997–1998)

AEGON Hungary, Inc. (Budapest, Hungary) – offering financial consulting and retirement planning services and selling life insurance and unit-linked insurance.

English Teacher (1991–2000)

Teaching English to children and adults in Békés and Budapest, Hungary.


Interpreter (2017)

Eötvös Loránd University
Department of Translation and Interpreting, Budapest, Hungary
English–Hungarian, Hungarian–English interpreter (economy & management)

ATA certification (2017)

From English into Hungarian
Certificate #533970 (click here to verify)

Translator (2016)

Eötvös Loránd University
Department of Translation and Interpreting, Budapest, Hungary
English–Hungarian, Hungarian–English translator (economy & management)

Economist with Finance major (2009)

Szent Istvan University
Faculty of Economics
Békéscsaba, Hungary

Certified Translator & Interpreter (1998)

The Municipality of Békés
Administrator of Békés
Translator and interpreter certification license (1/1998)

Pastor–Theologian (1998)

Pentecostal Theological College
Faculty of Pastoral Studies
Budapest, Hungary

English (ESL) Teacher (1992)

International Language School (ITTDC)
Teacher Training Course (300-hour methodology course)
Budapest, Hungary

Language Examinations

The Oxford Examination in English as a Foreign Language
University of Oxford (Oxford, United Kingdom)
English (monolingual), Preliminary Level
058982 (1991)

English for Speakers of Other Languages
Pitman Examinations Institute (London, United Kingdom)
English (monolingual), Advanced
982635/9356/277810 (1994)

State accredited economics & management language examination
Szent István University, Zöld Út Language Examination Center
Gödöllő, Hungary
English (bilingual), advanced (C1), combined
DI140-05313 1060190 (2008)

Living Abroad

Toronto, Canada (18 months, 1992–1994)
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom (6 months, 1990)