Percy Balemans

Session speaker

Percy Balemans graduated from the School of Translation and Interpreting in the Netherlands in 1989. After working with a translation agency as an in-house translator for a few years, she served as a technical writer and copywriter, web editor, and trainer for an IT business. She has been a full-time freelance translator since 2007, translating from English and German into Dutch, specializing in advertising (transcreation), fashion, art and tourism. Percy is a member of the Netherlands Society of Interpreters and Translators (NGTV), a Chartered Linguist (Translator), and a member of the American Translators Association (ATA).

My Sessions

How to spice up your translation


Machine translation may be in the news a lot these days, but many clients are still looking for quality translations. What is a quality translation? A translation that correctly reflects the content of the original, uses the correct terminology, is grammatically correct, and does not contain any typos or spelling mistakes. Obviously. But for many […]