Elizabeth Best


Translation and localization projects have included press releases and promotional materials; annual reports; magazine articles (business and tourism); government, environmental and educational reports; web content; market and health surveys; research reports; manuals; and legal documents. End clients include: four foreign governments; global oil, pharmaceutical and communications companies; a global business information service, a top Brazilian financial magazine; a Fortune 500 consumer products company; a Brazilian hospital equipment provider; a top US regulatory agency; several international market research firms; and a Brazilian environmental firm.

Simultaneous and consecutive interpreter, translator, and project manager for over ten years in Brazil; specialized in conference interpretation. Lead interpreter and cultural liaison for more than 120 international teams working in public health, construction, and water purification. Deep experience translating marketing, public relations, and instructional materials for publication. Accomplished teacher and public speaker; bilingual in Portuguese and English, fluent in Spanish. Excellent photographer and graphic artist, with experience in a broad range of printed and digital media.

Language Pairs

Portuguese - Brazilian
- English
Portuguese - European
- English

Translating Services


Translating Tools


Translating - Areas of Specialization

Business - Advertising & public relationsBusiness - Economics & financeBusiness - MarketingBusiness - Printing & publishingBusiness - Travel & tourismIndustry & Technology - Building & constructionLaw - ContractsLaw - Personal injury lawMedicine - Health care

Interpreting Methods

In-personOver-the-phone interpreting (OPI)Remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI)Video remote interpreting (VRI)Whispered interpreting (chuchotage)

Interpreting Services


ATA Divisions

Interpreters DivisionLiterary DivisionPortuguese Language Division

Translator, Interpreter



Primary Phone

(843) 830-6224


United States

Years in Business

11 - 15 Years

Education Level