Oksana S. is a Russian-English interpreter, translator, and business assistant based in London & Dubai. With more than 13 years of experience, she boasts an impressive record of working with a wide array of clients across various sectors, including corporations, NGOs, government agencies, and diplomatic missions.
Her expertise lies in delivering both simultaneous and consecutive interpretation at numerous political and diplomatic international events. She has collaborated with high-level government officials and business leaders, skillfully interpreting their speeches and discussions with precision and neutrality. Her interpretive skills also extend to meetings, negotiations, conferences, and events in diverse industries like energy, finance, and technology.
Consecutive interpretation for various political and diplomatic international events
In addition to her work as an interpreter and translator, she has also provided comprehensive support to senior executives as a business assistant. Her experience includes arranging meetings, managing schedules, coordinating travel arrangements, and translating legal and financial documents.
Oksana is fluent in Russian and English and assists businesses and individuals on many occasions in London, the UK, Dubai, and United Arab Emirates. She has Russian and British passports and can travel across Europe. She has worked effectively with both commercial and non-profit organizations and has many professional connections across the border. Furthermore, she has received many positive reviews from clients who appreciate her professionalism, attention to detail, and ability to solve complex problems.
Wide range of clients include organizations in the fields of politics, diplomacy, international relations, conflict resolution, human rights, and education
She has worked with a diverse range of clients. Her collaborations include the UKBA, Eurasia Foundation, and the Houses of Parliament. She has also partnered with Chatham House, the GB Centre for Political & Diplomatic Studies, the Britain-Russia Centre, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the British Inter-Parliamentary Union (BIPU). Her international work extends to International Alert, Conciliation Resources, and Berghof Conflict Research in Berlin. She has engaged with the Heinrich Boll Stiftung in Berlin and the Austrian Peace Institute in Schlaining, Austria. Her contributions have reached the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Swiss peace, and Memoria Abierta in Argentina. She has also collaborated with the Sigrid Rausing Foundation, Article 19, Saferworld, Amnesty International, and the Open Russia Movement.
Studied at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA in Business Administration and Management, General
During her non-degree program in Business Administration and Management at Georgia State University (1999-2000), her studies focused on several key areas:
- Organizational Behavior
- International Finance
These courses enhanced her critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, crucial for her professional development.
Worked as a university professor in Madrid
In addition to her work as an interpreter and translator, she has also worked as a university professor at GBSB Global Business School, where she taught a dynamic course titled “Doing Business in CIS” for Master’s degree students. The course covered a range of topics, from market analysis and strategy development to cross-cultural communication and negotiation. She demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with a diverse group of students from different backgrounds and cultures.
Highly skilled interpreter with extensive experience in interpreting between Russian and English
- A skilled interpreter specializing in Russian and English.
- She demonstrates exceptional linguistic skills and professionalism.
- Known for her adaptability and meticulous attention to detail.
- Proficient in various interpreting modes: consecutive, simultaneous, and whispered.
- Her versatility as an interpreter is a standout trait.
- Strong interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity.
- Able to build rapport and establish trust with clients, essential in interpreting.
Oksana has provided interpreting services in various fields, including legal, medical, technical, and business. Her commitment to ongoing professional development and industry knowledge keeps her up-to-date with best practices and trends in interpreting. Overall, Oksana’s expertise, experience, and dedication make her a valuable asset to any interpreting team, particularly for clients seeking interpreting services between Russian and English.