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Celebrating 13 years of success
We will be celebrating our 13th birthday this year. Thanks and congratulations all round!
Founded in 1999, E.P.A. benefits from the continuity of a core team that has remained unchanged over the years. Every team member shares the company’s commitment to providing high quality, responsive, value-added translation services to organisations worldwide.
The core team comprises:
Andrew Brealey is the Managing Director of E.P.A. His extensive experience of the translation sector covers virtually every role: working as a freelance translator, employment as a staff translator with a global technology group, acting as a buyer for translation services, and managing client relationships. Prior to co-founding E.P.A., Andrew was Director of Translation at another London-based translation company. His CV also includes a long period of residence in Germany. A graduate of the University of Durham, Andrew is a winner of the Institute of Linguists' Silver Gilt Medal.
Evelyne Faury has been a Director of E.P.A. since its inception. Her main areas of responsibility are French translation and project management. Prior to joining E.P.A., she was a Localisation Manager with a London-based translation company. She also has experience of teaching terminology. Evelyne received degrees in translation and terminology from the Rennes 2 Haute Bretagne University, the Sorbonne Nouvelle University Paris III and Denis Diderot University Paris VII.
Paola Nono has been a Director of E.P.A. since its inception. She is responsible for project management and Italian translation, and is the account manager for some of E.P.A.'s major English clients. Prior to joining E.P.A., she worked for many years as a freelance translator, editor and interpreter. She also taught Italian at several colleges and at Exeter University, as well as English as a foreign language. Paola studied Foreign Languages and Literatures (English, French and Spanish) at Milan State University and holds the Institute of Linguist's Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (Distinction).
Alba Petracco has been a Director of E.P.A. since its inception. She started her career working for the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry at its Embassies in Italy, Greece and Austria. She also worked at the United Nations Industrial Organization as Development Officer and External Relations Officer. Alba has a BA in International Studies (School of Diplomacy, Faculty of Economics) covering politics, diplomacy and international law and economics. She is a bilingual speaker of Italian and Spanish.
Philip Modiano has been financial and management adviser to the company since its inception. He has been International Director of a subsidiary of Thorn EMI plc, and is currently non-executive director of two UK and two non-UK companies. He is also a partner in a Moscow-based management consulting company, Strategica. He has an MBA from Stanford University, BA from Oxford University, and speaks four languages.
E.P.A. provides translation services to a range of companies located mainly in the UK and Germany.
Many of our clients are among the most respected and successful in their sector, but we are equally committed to meeting the needs of smaller organisations.