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Interpretation services Beijing China PRC

Jianying XU a native of Beijing born in 1956, Mr. Xu studied English at the Foreign Languages School and graduated from the Beijing Foreign Languages University in 1978. He was one of the first graduates of the European Community Joint Interpretation training programme in 1984. He did a further two years of studies at the Ecole Supérieure d’Interprètes et de Traducteurs (ESIT) of the University of Paris-Sorbonne. He has worked for UNESCO, FAO, WHO and other UN agencies and has been active in China’s interpretation market since 1995 as a free lance interpreter. Member of AIIC since 1995.

Nationality: Chinese
Professional address: Beijing


Interpretation services Delhi India

Laurence BASTIT was born in Paris. A member of AIIC since 1972, she graduated in German from the Sorbonne University, Paris. She holds the Translation and Interpretation Diploma of the Ecole Supérieure d’Interprètes et de Traducteurs (ESIT), Paris. She set up the Interpretation Section at the Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). She taught translation and interpretation for twelve years at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (India). She has worked as a freelance interpreter since 1971 and been active as a consultant interpreter since 1996.

Nationality: French
Professional address: New Delhi
Languages: FRENCH, German, English
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Interpretation services Malaysia Penang Kuala Lumpur

Jean-Pierre ALLAIN was born in 1944 in Paraguay, of English mother and French father, and has lived in South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He graduated as a conference interpreter from the University of Geneva in 1971 and obtained an MA in Economics from the same university in 1973. Member of AIIC since 1971, he has worked as conference interpreter since then and was a lecturer at the Interpreters School, University of Geneva. He was advisor and economist with several NGOs in Africa and Asia and continues to be active in some of them. In addition to interpreting, he has been organising conferences and teams of interpreters since 1988.

Nationality: French
Professional address: Penang
Languages: ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, German, Portuguese, Dutch


Interpretation services Seoul Korea

Jean Young LEE was born in 1957 in Seoul, Korea, and has lived in the North America, Europe, North Africa, Middle East, South & Southeast Asia, and Australia. She received a B.A. degree in French Language and Literature from Ewha Womans University, a B.F.A degree from Rhode Island School of Design, and a M.A. degree in Conference Interpretation from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. A member of AIIC since 2006, she has also trained interpretation students for the past 15 years at Hankuk University, Monterey Institute of International Studies, and Ewha Womans University. Jean has organized interpretation services for numerous conferences, including the Seoul G20 Summit, and provides cross-cultural communication training and consulting to Korean public and private organizations.

Nationality : Korea
Professional Address : Seoul
Languages : KOREAN, English
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Interpretation services Singapore

Grace Chao-Ming TING holds a BA from Pomona College, an MA from Middlebury College, USA, and a diploma from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris. She graduated from l’Ecole Superieure d’Interpretes et de Traducteurs of the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1987, and has freelanced for many UN organizations, as well as the French National Railway on more than 25 technical missions. She worked for the BBC World Service Television to launch the translation of TV news into Chinese. Since returning to Asia in 1992, she has taught Interpretation at the National Taiwan Normal Univeristy, and Fujen University in addition to continuing her activities as a Conference Interpreter. Member of AIIC.

Nationality: French
Professional address: Singapore
Languages: MANDARIN, ENGLISH, French

Interpretation services Singapore Malaysia Indonesia

Suzanne Kobine-Roy was born in the UK and lived in France for 20 years before moving to Singapore in 2010. She pursued a bilingual degree programme in English, French and European law at the Universities of Exeter (UK) and Aix-en-Provence (France), and has worked as a freelance conference interpreter and translator since 1998.

She has interpreted for corporate clients across a broad range of sectors, from board level to IPO roadshows, management training seminars and sector-wide conferences, as well as for NGOs, European Union projects, high-level diplomatic visits and various UN organisations. She has organised interpretation services for international meetings in Europe, North Africa and South East Asia, and is a member of AIIC.

Nationality: British
essional Address: Singapore
: ENGLISH, French


Interpretation services Sydney Australia New Zealand

Manuel PASTOR was born in Spain in 1955 and settled in Australia. He studied in Australia and Spain. He graduated in conference interpretation from Georgetown University in Washington DC, USA. He holds a BA Dip.Ed. in English studies from the University of Deusto, Spain. He has been a freelance interpreter since 1980 and a member of AIIC since 1987. He is a lecturer in interpretation studies at Macquairie University, Sydney.

Nationality: Australian
Professional address: Sydney
Languages: SPANISH, ENGLISH, French


Interpretation services Taipei Taiwan

Marsha Man-Hua CHOU holds a BA from Tamkang University, Taiwan and graduated as conference interpreter from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA. She has worked as a conference interpreter in Asia since 1990 and organized teams of interpreters for several years. She interpreted for all the Bilateral Negotiations on Taiwan’s Accession into the World Trade Organization in Geneva and various capitals from 1993 to 2001. She has taught interpretation at the National Taiwan Normal University and Fujen Catholic University, Taiwan, University of Bath, UK, and Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA. Marsha is member of AIIC.

Nationality: Taiwanese
Professional address: Taipei

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