She further attended
the Institut International de Verbier, Switzerland to acquire
French language skills. At the University of Houston she received
an Award for Outstanding Achievement in German. She also received
the Good Neighbor Scholarship for outstanding academic performance,
1988-1992 and she made the Dean’s List for
high GPA (3.5 or above), 1991-1992. She graduated with a B.A.
Cum Laude, in French and Spanish.
She started her career working as the in-house translator and
interpreter for United Meridian Corporation (UMC) from 1992 to
1994. She assisted the company executives during the negotiations
of several Production Sharing Contracts to explore for oil in
Equatorial Guinea and the Ivory Coast, West Africa.
She studied Russian during two years at the Rice School of Continuing
Geller Translations has a carefully selected team that is constituted
by highly qualified professionals, who are not only linguistic
experts, but also experts in the subject matter to be translated,
including petroleum engineers, lawyers and financial specialists.
Veronica has provided interpreting services to several Chiefs
of State, including the President of Equatorial Guinea, the President
of Botswana, the President of Algeria and French Senators. She
has also provided interpreting services for the Minister of Mines
of Equatorial Guinea, the Minister of Energy of Morocco, the Minister
of Mines of Ivory Coast, and the Attorney General of Guatemala.
Veronica Geller is the Co-Chair of the Translation Committee
for the Association for International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).
She is an active member of the American Translators Association
(ATA). She is an active member of the Houston Interpreters and
Translators Association (HITA).
She’s also a public speaker on the subject of: “Being
Effective Abroad: The impact of cultures and languages on the
outcome of your negotiations, nuances of translation and the magic
of being culturally wise.”
She provides interpreting support for NASA at Public Affairs
Office (PAO) Events, including the last Press Conference with
the Space Shuttle for the European Space Agency.