Education and Experience

Dimitris Mantas - Greek Translator

Dimitris Mantas

Professional Greek Translator


I have been working as a professional and full-time Greek translator since 2005. During my career, I have spent 7 years living and working in Edinburgh, UK. Apart from actively seeking new translation adventures, I always try to enrich my knowledge and expertise on the English language, CAT tools and other more technical aspects of the translation process. Below you will find more details about my educational background and work experience. The highlights include:

  • MSc in Translation and CAT Tools, Heriot-Watt University.
  • Official translator of the National Organization for Medicines (ΕΟΦ) in Greece (06/2017-06/2018)
  • Seven-year permanent residence in Edinburgh, UK.
  • Full member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.
  • Associate Member of the American Translators Association (ATA) - Medical Division
  • SDL Trados Studio Certified, Advanced Level 3.

Certificate on Localisation (Imperial College, 11-weeks course on Localisation, London UK).

Certificate in Subtitling, Dubbing and Accessibility, University of Bologna, Bertinoro, Italy.

Certificate in Subtitling from the Seminar in Subtitling of metafrasi School of Translation Studies.

Certificate in Translation Memories from the seminar in Translation Memories of metafrasi School of Translation Studies.

SDL Trados Studio Certified - Advanced Level 3.

You can see some of my past and current clients by visiting the subject-specific pages for medical translation, technical translation and financial translation. Some of my major collaborations are:

  • National Organization for Medicines (ΕΟΦ): Official translator/reviser of      'ΕΟΦ' since June 2017
  • Imparta Ltd: Consulting company based in London
  • Healthink: Medical research organisation based in Thessaloniki
  • Intervet HELLAS: Veterinary pharmaceutical company based in Athens
  • Benefit Languages: Education services provider based in Athens
  • ICON PLC: Clinical trials contractor based in Ireland
  • KERN AG: Translation services provider based in Germany
  • Y-Logimed: Medical devices distributor based in Athens
  • Full member (MCIL) of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. You can visit my profile here.

    Associate Member of the American Translators Association (ATA) - Medical Division, based in the USA. My profile.

    ProZ Certified Professional (ProZ Certified Pro), translators' community. You can visit my profile here.

    I use the following translation tools:

  • SDL TRADOS Studio 2021 (SDL Certified, Advanced Level 3)
  • SDL TRADOS 2007 (SDL Certified, Advanced Level 3)
  • DejaVuX 3.5 (ATRIL Certified User)
  • MemoQ 2013 (Excellent)
  • Xbench QA (Excellent)
  • Alchemy Catalyst (Excellent)
  • Translation Workspace (Good)
  • SDLX (Excellent)
  • Across (Good)

  • I am also very skilled with Computers and IT:

  • Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • Adobe Acrobat / InDesign / Fireworks / Dreamweaver
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office 2000/2003/2007/2010/2013
  • SEO / Internet Applications / Social Media / PPC / Web Marketing
  • Website design and administration