Nelly Thomas, MBA, EMWA

Contact details
+49 6184 62 507 Fax: +49 6184 62 507
Buchbergblick 49
Professional profile
Language pairs
English > English
French > English
German > English
Areas of expertise
Food and Drink
Medicine and Health
Qualifications and experience

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40 years experience, medical writing, EMWA


Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Re-writing to meet publication guidelines, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Training

My mother tongues:

  • English
  • German

My professional qualifications:

  • Degree Würzburger Dolmetscherschule
  • BA Business Management and German Literature
  • MBA International Business
  • TKT Teacher Knowledge Test Certificate, Cambridge University
  • EMWA Medical Writing Certificate

Areas of Specialization:

  • Translations into English
  • Expertise in medical English
  • Expertise in a wide range of business subjects
  • Keywords: business, finance, architecture and building, commerce, medical, nutrition


Specializes in:
Nutrition Medical (general)
Medical: Health Care Medical: Cardiology
Medical: Pharmaceuticals Medical: Instruments
Medical: Dentistry



Also works in:
Architecture Law: Contract(s)
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters Finance (general)
Cooking / Culinary Construction / Civil Engineering
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Botany Business/Commerce (general)
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings Marketing / Market Research
Linguistics Education / Pedagogy
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts) Printing & Publishing
Tourism & Travel


  • Thomas Kellner et al., All Shook Up: Seltmann + Söhne, Berlin, Translation essay Freddy Langer: Nelly Thomas, ISBN No. 978-3-946688-70-9
    To learn more:
  • Dr. Susanne Müller, Modernes Kasachstan/Modern Kazakhstan:  
    Cross-Culture Publishing, Frankfurt am Main,
    Editorial Assistance: Nelly Thomas, MBA, ISBN No. 978-3-939044-47-5
    Summary: Contributions by German investors - an investment guide to Kazakhstan. To learn more:
  • Thomas Kellner: Kontakt
    with essays by Julia Kneppe M.A., Dr. ha. Marianna Michalowska, Agnes Reschka M.A., Stefanie Scheit-Koppitz M.A.
    German-to-English translation by Nelly Thomas
    ISBN No.978-3-944721-28-6
  • genius loci: From the Land of the Czars
    photography art book including essays translated from German into English:
    Link to "genius loci" Project & to purchase book: loci/
  • Further book projects with Thomas Kellner: Houston, we’ve had a problem!, Mexiko, FarbWelt 135-36, Dancing Walls, and many others
  • Aurora - Guatamala City Habitat by Ferit Kuyas
    German-to-English translation by Nelly Thomas
    Link to Aurora – Guatemala City Habitat ">
Continuing professional development

2020: BP20

2020: "Chefsache Positionierung & Akquise-Website" [Executive Positioning & Acquisition Website]. Comstratega Vienna (online)

2019: MET Meeting, Split, Croatia

2018: MET Meeting, Girona, Spain

2018: Wordfast Forward, Cascais, Portugal

2017: Class on Understanding our clients: why do antrhopologists write that way? MET Meeting Brescia, Italy

2017: Wordfast Pro 5.0, Wordfast Forward, Varna, Bulgaria

2016: Masterclass on a systematic approach to translating contracts into English, MET Meeting Tarragona, Spain

2016: Wordfast Forward, Nice, France

2015: Masterclass on AntConc: advanced concordancing and other language analysis techniques
and EMA templates and EU terminology, MET Meeting Coimbra, Portugal

2014: Masterclass on solving terminology problems more quickly with IntelliWebSearch and Anatomy, part 3: the nervous system, an overview for English language specialists, MET Meeting, San Lorenzo di el Escorial, Spain

2014: Multidisciplinary Foundation Certificate in Medial Writing by EMWA European Medical Writers Assocation

2013: Masterclass on Language, Culture and Identity, MET Meeting, Monastary of Poblet/Tarragona, Spain

2012: Masterclass on Anatomy, part 3: the nervous system, an overview for English language specialists and Craft & Critical Vision: Diving Beneath the Surface of Discourse, MET Meeting, Venice, Italy

2010: Masterclass on Anatomy, part 2: understanding the skin; Practical stats, part 1: understanding and reporting descriptive and bivariate analyses; Facilitating knowledge transfer through editing, translation, coaching, MET Meeting, Tarragona, Spain