The GLD welcomes a new proofreading pool coordinator

Heike Holthaus is our new proofreading pool coordinator. Welcome, Heike! If you are interested in joining the proofreading pool, you can contact her at

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Heike Holthaus is a freelance translator specializing in patents and technical texts and a speaker on patent translation. From the time of receiving her vocational degree in logistics until starting her career as a translator, she was the owner of an artisan bakery and a board member of an import start-up. She received her Certificate in Translation from World Language Services, Dublin, with special merit in 2012. In her free time Heike enjoys taking a spin through the Michigan backcountry on her black Suzuki GSX 650 F, getting her hands dirty in the garden and putting her mechanical skills to the test.