Willemien Op den Orth MA (native languages: Italian
studied Italian, Russian and English at
the universities of
Milan, Moscow and Amsterdam.
Since graduating in 1987, she has acquired broad experience in translating and
interpreting for governmental, management, commercial and technical organizations,
including interpreting for specialists in
on-the-job training programmes.
As a certified translator (Russian and Italian) she has translated
a wide range of subjects, including articles of association,
agreements and contracts, annual reports etc. and has also worked
as an interpreter
for the courts and lawyers.
She has published articles in the daily newspaper De Volkskrant,
weekly Vrij Nederland and Elsevier, worked as an editor for
desk of several TV news programmes and directed documentary
for the VPRO, one of the Dutch broadcasting companies.
Since setting up Business Interpreters in 1990 in Amsterdam, she
has been working with a close-knit team of experienced translators