About me

I am a Finnish native speaker and have been living in Germany since 2006. After obtaining my university degrees as a conference interpreter (EMCI) and translator (M.A.) I gained extensive experience as a freelance language expert working for the European institutions, international companies and German and Finnish authorities amongst others. I am a member of the German Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators (BDÜ e.V.) as well as of the German Association of Conference Interpreters (VKD im BDÜ e.V.). I am also a sworn interpreter of the Finnish language for courts and notaries.


Since 01/2010 Accredited freelance conference interpreter of the Finnish booth for the European institutions (European Commission, Council of the European Union, European Parliament and Court of Justice of the European Union)
Since 11/2009 Freelance conference interpreter and translator


11/2009 Postgraduate degree in conference interpretingEuropean Masters in Conference Interpreting“, University of Turku.

Simultaneous and consecutive interpretation Finnish-German, German-Finnish, English-Finnish and French-Finnish, international organisations and EU politics.

02/2009 M.A. degree in Language/Culture/Translation, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, FASK Germersheim

French-German and English-German translation, translation studies, linguistics, German history and politics, intercultural communication, business economics and civil law.

06/2006 B.A. degree in translation and interpretation studies, University of Turku

German-Finnish-German translation, simultaneous and consecutive interpretation German-Finnish-German and French linguistics.


01/2010 First Prize of the Freundeskreis FASK Germersheim for the best Language/Culture/Translation M.A. degree in 2009
11/2009 Distinction of the jury for an excellent performance in the EMCI conference interpreting course final exam
10/2009 Scholarship awarded by the Directorate General for Interpretation of the European Commission for EMCI conference interpreting studies
10/2006 – 02/2009 M.A. scholarship awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)