Former Permanent Staff Members

Former Staff Members

Clara Machado – Assistant, IATE Helpdesk

Clara was born in Portugal and holds a degree in Languages, Literature and Culture from the Faculdade de Letras, University of Porto. She worked in the Analysis and Documentation Unit of the Translation Directorate of the Court of Justice. ECQA certified terminology manager.

Violina Stamtcheva-Andreeva – IATE Coordinator

Bulgarian, Master’s degree in German and English philology in Sofia and Berlin, PhD in translation studies in Vienna. 2007-2010 a translator in the Bulgarian unit. ECQA certified terminology manager.

Daniela Ramalho Da Silva – Rotating Terminologist

Born in 1983 in Alcobaça, Portugal. Studied modern languages and literatures – English, German and Dutch – and afterwards Translation Studies in those languages. After an internship at the European Central Bank’s Portuguese unit, she worked as a freelance translator, mainly for Portuguese agencies but also for the ECB as an external translator. In 2012, moved to Villach, in the south of Austria, where she continued to translate from home and later also taught Portuguese as a Heritage Language. She moved to Luxembourg in the end of 2017 to join the Portuguese Translation Unit at the Parliament. Besides Terminology and CAT tools, her passions are cinema and calligraphy.