About Us

About Translation Pros

Translation Pros was founded in 2016 by Penelope Eades Alvarez.  Relying on a small group of free-lance translators and a limited number of languages our small, this close-knit structure enables us to provide a unique service and an assurance of quality to the highest possible standard. We respond quickly and flexibly to client requests, and provide a bespoke service geared to our clients’ individual terminology and needs.

Penelope Eades Alvarez

Managing Director and Chief Translator

Penelope provides the majority of translation services herself. A certified legal translator, her experience in translating spans more than three decades and her background in international legal and financial affairs place her in a unique position not only as a translator, but as a language consultant and advisor. She has translated and edited several books. In recent years she has become increasingly involved in editing and proof-reading.

Based in Ireland, Penelope has lived in Berlin, Paris and Madrid. She is a former director of broadcasting and translation services at Spanish National Radio’s World Service, (REE) and Delegate-Director of European Radio International, a current affairs broadcasting service operating from Brussels. She lectured at the CEU San Pablo University in Madrid and was manager of multilingual financial and legal services at a trans-European trustee company for several years.

Penelope is the translator of choice for a wide range of public and private enterprises, government departments, international corporations, legal and commercial entities, universities, publishers, film producers, artists and architects. She has translated and edited several books. In recent years she has also been involved in multilingual project management, involving voiceover production and editing. She is a member of the Irish Translators and Interpreters Association (ITIA) Executive Committee and member of the Spanish Association of Translators, Copy-editors and Interpreters (Asetrad). 

She was appointed Spanish Honorary Vice Consul in 2003.

How can we help you?

If you are interested in working with us on a project then please get in touch so we can best inform you about what options we can offer.

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