why work with me?

  • German native speaker, born and raised in Austria, based in Belgium
  • PhD in Dutch Studies, MA in Scandinavian Studies
  • 2006-2012: university assistant Dutch Studies (University of Vienna) + language teacher Dutch (University of Graz)
  • Freelance translator since 2011. Since then, I’ve helped numerous international clients with marketing, e-commerce, and website translations into German, from slogans, press releases, social media content, newsletters, and blog posts to product descriptions, meta titles & descriptions, image captions, headers, and CTA buttons.
  • Member of the Belgian Chamber of Translators and Interpreters (CBTI-BKVT)
  • Committed to Continuous Professional Development: regular attendance of translation/language conferences and courses on transcreation, copywriting, (digital) marketing, SEO translation, post-editing


german & Dutch language And culture expert

Understanding languages is not just about words, it's about understanding the cultures they represent. I've been studying, working, and living in a Dutch & Flemish environment for over 20 years, so I have a deep understanding of the quirks of the Dutch/Flemish language and culture. And as a native-speaker of German, I know your German-speaking audience inside out. I know exactly how to address them, and which values, imagery, and connotations to employ that will resonate and engage with them effectively.

My bicultural and bilingual background (Austrian-Persian) makes me even more aware of the importance of cultural sensitivity. There's absolutely no place for cultural faux pas in copy I translate, localise, or transcreate for you.

Skills in copywriting, marketing, and seo

With +12 years of translation expertise, paired with marketing, copywriting, and SEO skills, I'll make sure your message not only crosses language barriers but also drives results in the target market.

By infusing creativity into translated texts, your marketing copy becomes compelling and memorable, sparking interest, boosting your online presence, and encouraging consumer engagement. With SEO optimisation, I can enhance the ranking of your translated content in search engines, expanding your online visibility.
Hiring one multi-skilled professional can streamline your projects, saving time and costs for your business while maintaining consistency in messaging across various content types.

client-centric approach tailored to your PROJECT

My mission is simple yet profound: I want to help you make your brand a success in the German-speaking market. I don't believe in a one-size-fits-all approach, but in a client-centric approach that prioritises your unique objectives, style, and budget.
By choosing me as your translation, transcreation, or localisation specialist for Dutch/Flemish into German, you're not just hiring a language professional, but enlisting a partner who is as dedicated to your goals as you are.

A single contact person  me, your dedicated expert and advisor  takes care of your assignment from start to finish. That way, your content maintains a consistent voice and style throughout, ensuring a coherent message, which can be particularly important for branding and marketing material.

perfectionist eagle eye for TOP-NOTCH copy

When crafting copy, absolute precision is paramount – that goes without saying. I'm a perfectionist, approaching each project with meticulous care. You are guaranteed flawless German texts without spelling, grammar, punctuation, and formatting mistakes, but also with a coherent tone of voice and message. I dig deep into the essence and emotional impact of each word, considering cultural nuances and connotation. My goal is to recreate your message with an authentic German "sound and feeling" that resonates with your target audience.
Feel free to provide any relevant project info such as target persona, publication medium, specific keywords, hashtags, or character limitations, your style guides, terminology glossary, reference material (similar texts, pictures, graphics, etc.). The confidentiality of your documents is guaranteed at all times!


I only take on assignments for which I can provide top-notch translations. That’s my quality promise to you. My fields of expertise are not only professional specialisations, but also personal interests and passions. I know what I’m talking about contentwise, and I know how German-speaking customers – like myself – want to be addressed.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is also very important to me. As a professional translator, it’s crucial to stay on top of the latest developments and trends in the language industry, as well as in (digital) marketing, and my areas of expertise. Understanding specialised jargon, principles, and strategies ensures that your content remains informative and impactful in the target language.

Professional memberships


Belgian chamber of translators and interpreters




Women in Localization

Continuous professional development (CPD)

  • The Complete Copywriting Course: Write to sell like a pro - course Udemy
  • Master Digital Marketing - webinar series LinkedIn
  • Bessere Texte schreiben - course LinkedIn
  • Transcreation Masterclass - course TranslaStars
  • Become an SEO-savvy Translator - course TAGS Language Solutions
  • Localization of commercials and advertisements - webinar proz.com
  • Writing for Localization. Localizing Copy - webinar TranslaStars
  • Translating Europe Forum (European Commission, Brussels): 2020-23
  • BP Translation Conference: 2018-23
  • The Creative Language Conference 2020-21
  • BeWord Conference (Charleroi, Belgium): sept. 2023