Eastwords Translations was founded 2012 by Xenia Pattberg.

RWF_6489Raised in Moscow and Berlin, Xenia received her degree as translator in 2002 and set out to gather experience in project management and journalism before she went on to study Literature, Eastern European and North American Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. Work and study trips brought her to Moscow, Washington, and finally to Amsterdam, which she made her home.

Alongside a great variety of language-related jobs in the field of business, technology (engineering, environmental technology, energy) and PR, she had the pleasure to explore the artistic world as programme and production assistant at FU Berlin Summer University, Theatres Massbach/Fürth and the Holland Festival.

In addition to her fluency in German, Russian and English, Xenia has acquired working knowledge of French, Spanish and Dutch. To ensure the quality of her work, Xenia draws on a wide network of colleagues, specialists, proofreaders and freelancers.

One must learn a lot to be able to ask about things one doesn’t know. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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