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About Me

Hello, I’m Katarzyna – Kasia to my colleagues and friends – and I’m the driving force behind Mastermind Translations. I set up the business in 2015, following a successful nine-year career as a freelance medical and pharmaceutical translator. Practical, efficient, and a true linguist, I love using quality translation to help my clients achieve their objectives.
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KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Professional Polish translator since 2006
  • Highly commended for the John Hayes Award for Excellence in Translation
  • Former in-house translation trainee at the European Parliament
  • Winner of Small Business Sunday with Theo Paphitis
  • Winner of Dutch Language Union Scholarship
  • Winner in the International Business Women of the Year category of the Gloucestershire Echo and Citizen Women in Business Awards 2016
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Qualifications

  • MA in English (with Dutch) specialising in Linguistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
  • BA in English, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland
  • Chartered Linguist (Translation)
  • MITI in Polish Medical Translation
  • Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal Profiel Professionele Taalvaardigheid, Nederlandse Taalunie
  • Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal Profiel Maatschappelijke Taalvaardigheid, Nederlandse Taalunie
  • Certificate of Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge
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About Me

Hi, I’m Mariusz, a qualified chemical engineer with over 20 years’ experience in technical translation. I joined Kasia in 2009 and have worked on a range of technical translation projects, including patents and manuals. Known for my obsessive attention to detail, I always go the extra mile to ensure my work is flawless.
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KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Professional Polish translator since 1997
  • Over 10 million words translated
  • Double semi-finalist in the Polish National Spelling Competition
  • Specialist Reviewer of The Great English–Polish Dictionary, the largest English–Polish dictionary in the world, published by Wiedza Powszechna
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Qualifications

  • MEng in Chemical Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, Poland

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