About Us

Matthew Edwards Elena Edwards

Russian, Belarusian and Polish translator

Born in Minsk, Belarus, Elena graduated with a Diploma in Russian Philology and Classics from the Belarusian State University, following which she gained a first class MPhil degree in European Literature from Cambridge University in 1994. Before becoming a full-time translator, Elena worked in the fields of reinsurance and investment banking - in London, Boston and Dallas.

Elena's language of habitual use is English, her active translation and interpreting languages are Russian and Belarusian (her mother tongues), in addition to which she is fluent in Polish and has a good command of other Slavonic languages, as well as German.

Elena is a qualified Member of the Institute of Translation & Interpreting (for English to Russian translation). She has a particularly good knowledge of medicine and is also a qualified Homeopath.

Click here to view examples of Elena's recent translation projects. Elena's CV is available on request.