Biography:

Veronica Geller is the President of Geller Translations, founded in 1994. Geller Translations provides translation and interpreting services, language and intercultural training for the oil and gas industry, NASA and the governments of France, the Ivory Coast and Equatorial Guinea.

Geller Translations prides itself in providing impeccable service and high standards of customer service.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Veronica was educated in a bilingual school; English-Spanish, and holds a Certificate of Proficiency in English from the University of Cambridge, England.



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 Studies.

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.