Hello

I'm Bianca Jacobsohn

Interpreter | Translator | Copy-editor | French & English

I am a seasoned English-mother-tongue bilingual-communications specialist with extensive experience in energy, finance, diplomacy and publications.

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Bianca Jacobsohn
What I do

My services include:

French<>English
interpreting

Putting people at ease
My training and experience cover both simultaneous and consecutive interpreting, whether on site or online (RSI). I am comfortable working with people of all backgrounds, nationalities and profiles, and thrive in challenging and high-pressure environments.

French-into-English translation

"Better than the original!"
I view the translation process as a partnership between translator and client, and have a successful track record working with large corporations, SMEs, NGOs, communication agencies, production houses and consulting firms.

Proofreading, copy-editing and quality enhancement

Bringing the spark back into your content
Need a fresh eye and a sharp mind? Send me your English-language content for a healthy boost by bringing your key points to the fore, tightening the "nuts and bolts", and suggesting minor re-wording and structural improvements to help your ideas flow and sing.
Communication is in my blood

A little bit about me...

From my family of writers, journalists, artists, musicians and language teachers, I have inherited an insatiable curiosity for knowledge, an incurable love for words, a dogged perseverance for precision, and a knack for quality and aesthetics. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and two Master of Arts degrees in Translation & Interpreting (Johannesburg & Strasbourg), and worked as an in-house translator, then consultant, for six years in Paris before flying solo in 2014.

Forum Afrique de Sud
Forum Afrique de Sud de Business France Johannesburg
Dorothy ("Dot") Jacobsohn and Cyril Jacobsohn
What's in a name?

My grandmother Dorothy Jacobsohn was a decorated morse transcoder in South Africa under General Jan Smuts during the Second World War. The company name On The Dot Comm is in her honour.

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You're in good company!

WANO Peer Review
WANO Peer Review
© CNPE Flammanville
Baixa Wind Farm
Baixa Wind Farm
© EDF Renewables
Baixa Wind Farm
Baixa Wind Farm
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Power Systems Transients
© International Conference on Power Systems Transients, Perpignan
Meeting of French Finance Minister and South African Minister of Small Business Development
Meeting of French Finance Minister and South African Minister of Small Business Development
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French Finance Minister and South African business leaders
Meeting of French Finance Minister and South African business leaders
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