About Me

I´m Anika Burgess, a Freelance Translator who provides
document translations >
technical translations >
interpreting services >


I am qualified

2000, Bachelors (Hon) in Conference Interpreting
2003, Masters in Translation Studies, specialising in Web and Software Localisation and Multilingual Documentation
2024, NAATI-credentialled Interpreter

I enjoy my job

My aim is to help you communicate what you want to say or write in another language.
It is important to me that this is just right in content, tone and style for your specified language, region of the world and target group.

Long-term customers who have been enjoying my services are:

  • KSB SE & Co. KGaA
  • Simcro
  • Sport 1 (BMW Oracle Racing and BMW golf sport)
  • European Centre for Workers Questions
  • Fraunhofer Institut
  • Siemens Forum
  • Munich Trade Fair International

I am experienced

5 years as a full-time in-house technical translator for KSB Aktiengesellschaft, one of the world´s leading pump and valve manufacturers.

Successful freelance translator and interpreter since 2003.

I am involved in professional development

Member of the professional organisations Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer (BDÜ, Germany) and the New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters (NZSTI).

I am also the Founder and Coordinator of the local group of professionals NZSTI Bay of Plenty. Together with my team I organised NZSTI´s annual conference in Tauranga in 2013.

If you are a language professional, like me, please contact and join us. I look forward to hearing from you.