Passion for Writing

Travel Writer - Copywriter - Translator

   Dedicated to Excellence, Committed to Promptness

    

Welcome to my personal website. Feel free to explore my academic and professional background that includes translation (Greek - English - Spanish - French), copywriting (English - Greek)transcreation (English - Greek), journalism, editing, interpreting, book production, research and writing.

 

I have studied in Greece, the United States and France. I have a Bachelor of Science in International and European Economics from Athens University of Economics and Business (Athens - Greece), a Master of Arts in International Affairs from Florida State University (Tallahassee - FL) and have also successfully completed the Program of Advanced Fiction Writing - The Short Story at Harvard University (Boston - MA).

 

I have participated in numerous seminars and conferences in Translation, Interpreting, Strategic Analysis, US History, International Relations, and Journalism. 

 

I have official language proficiency diplomas in English (University of Michigan), French (Institut Francais d'Athenes) and Spanish (La Ministra de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte del Reino de Espana), while I have also studied Italian (2 years) and German (5 years).

 

TRANSLATION - COPYWRITING - TRANSCREATION

 

Providing high quality translations in 4 languages (Greek, English, French and Spanish) for more than 25 years on behalf of numerous companies, agencies and private entities, in Greece, the UK, the United States, Romania, France, Ireland and Dubai, including: the European Union, the European Commission, the Hellenic Ministry of Defence, the Hellenic Ministry of Finance, IBM, Novartis, Florida Board of Education, University of Miami, Florida Marketing Association, Florida State University, Foreign Policy Magazine, HP, Dell, Microsoft, Canon, Pioneer, Konica, Acer, Umbro, Eurobank, Marfin Egnatia Bank, HSBC, National Bank of Greece, Attica Group, Calvin Klein, Hamilton Watches, Wine & Spirits, and many more.

 

Highly experienced Greek-English Copywriter, Ghostwriter and Transcreator for various web design and brand management companies based in the US, the UK, Dubai and Greece, having created well-structured, imaginative copies (Copywriting, Transcreation) for more than 300 hotels and businesses (see details under section Copywriting). 

 

Contributing Editor in the newspaper, with the largest distribution in Greece, TA NEA. Topics covered include: Technology, Economics, Education, Social Psychology, Entrepreneurship and Strategic AnalysisEditorial Columnist in the newspaper Greek News, which is published in Greek and English and distributed in the tri-state area, as well as anywhere in the US by subscription, as well as for the magazine Modern Diplomacy.   

 

Senior Researcher on behalf of a major Documentary Production Company, based in New York City.

 

Former Managing Editor of the Scientific Review "Defensor Pacis", published by the Defence Analysis Institute, that functioned under the umbrella of the Hellenic Ministry of Defence. Head of the translation department, as well as Editor of the website http://www.iaa.gr/. Responsible for translating and editing articles for the "Geostratigiki" Review, also published by the Defence Analysis Institute. During my employment at the Hellenic Ministry of Defence, I conducted extensive research on several topics, including International Relations, Politics, Economics of Eastern European countries, Geopolitic and Defence Systems, written several articles and essays on behalf of the Ministry and translated various speeches of Ministers, their associates, as well as of high-ranking officers.