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Who are we

palabras mayores is not just a translating machine

Behind a good translation, good subtitles and good Spanish lessons there is always a thinking head. At palabras mayores, despite the we in the heading of this section, the one and only head is this one:

whose owner is Guillermo Briz Blanco; this is his CV:

  • bachelor in translation (Dutch⇒ Spanish) at ITV Translation School (Utrecht), internship in film subtitling
  • sworn translator (Dutch⇒ Spanish), recognised as such at the Official Register of Sworn Translators of the Netherlands (Rbtv)
  • recognised as literary translator Dutch⇒ Spanish by the Dutch Foundation for Literature (Letterenfonds)
  • member of the Netherlands Association of Interpreters and Translators (NGTV) for the language combinations Dutch⇒ Spanish and English⇒ Spanish
  • teacher of Spanish as a foreign language at Instituto Cervantes in Utrecht since 2008
  • telecommunications engineering degree at Universidade de Vigo (although this somehow feels as if it belongs to a former life)