Personal Background

Werner Patels – Translator, interpreter, writer, international communications consultant, editor, proofreader, teacher, political scientist, columnist, blogger, voiceover talent, … .

Interests – Languages, politics, business, history, technology, travelling, literature, TV & films, journalism, … .

Languages – My first and top passion. I translate from German, French and Spanish to English, as well as from English, French and Spanish to German. I also know my share of Latin, Ancient/Modern Greek, Japanese (through high school and university), and hope to find the time to learn Mandarin.

Location – I spent my formative years in Europe, Britain and Canada before settling down in Canada (Toronto). After spending almost ten years in Calgary, Alberta, I decided to move back to Toronto (end of October, 2012), but now live and work in beautiful Quebec City.

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