John Ellis

Freelance interpreter. Freelance Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreter / Trainer of Interpreters, AKA Translation.

São Paulo, Brazil
John Ellis


  • A: English
  • B: Spanish
  • C: French
  • C: Portuguese


2017 to 2019
MIIS, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Monterey, United States of America
MATI Spanish-English

2015 to 2016
Associação Alumni, São Paulo, Brazil
Certificate of Translation and Interpretation Portuguese-English

1998 to 2002
Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN, United States of America
B.A. Preservation of Cultural Heritage (coursework in chemistry, archaeology, art history) and a minor in French literature

Additional Services

Translator and proofreader

Trainer of interpreters

I can organize a multilingual event.


Translator with experience in academic articles, art catalogs, literature, financial statements and legal documents.

Interpreter working in both consecutive and simultaneous modes. Frequently works with Cadence Translate on investor due diligence calls and on-site interpretation assignments.

Instructor with experience teaching courses in simultaneous and consecutive interpretation as well as courses on the English language. 

Professional memberships

ATA, American Translators Association, United States of America view profile