European Society for Translation Studies

Executive Board 2022-2025


Elisabet Tiselius (President)
BEd English/French (Stockholm), MA in Conference Interpreting (Mons), PhD on Expertise in Interpreting (Bergen). Associate Professor at the Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies, Stockholm University. Member of AIIC and Swedish state-authorized public service interpreter
Luc van Doorslaer (Vice-President)
MA in Translation, MA in Dutch and German Literature, PhD in Translation Studies. Chair Professor of Translation Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia. Board member of CETRA, Centre for Translation Studies, KU Leuven, Belgium. Professor Extraordinary at Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow (Secretary General)
BA Hons Psychology (Queen’s University, Canada), MSc Psycholinguistics and PhD Linguistics (University of Alberta). Retired Professor of Translation Studies, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). Associate editor of Target.
Isabelle Robert (Treasurer)
MA in English-Dutch-French Translation (Mons), PhD in Translation Studies (Antwerp). Assistant Professor of French, Department of Applied Linguistics, Translators and Intepreters, University of Antwerp. Member of the Editorial Board of Linguistica Antverpiensa.
Claudine Borg
BA in French and International Relations (University of Malta), MA in Translation and Interpreting (University of Malta), PhD in Translation Studies (Aston University, Birmingham). Lecturer at the Department of Translation, Terminology & Interpreting Studies, University of Malta. Literary translator.
Jonathan Downie
PhD in interpreting and MSc in Conference Interpreting and Translation (Heriot-Watt University); BA(Hons) in English and French (Strathclyde University). Consultant church and conference interpreter and church interpreting researcher. He has published two research & practice books with Routledge.
Ilse Feinauer
MA in Afrikaans Linguistics, PhD in Afrikaans Linguistics. Vice-dean for Languages and Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, Professor of Translation Studies and Afrikaans Linguistics. Founding member and treasurer of ATSA (Association for Translation Studies in Africa)
Paola Gentile
Paola Gentile, MA and PhD in Interpreting Studies, is assistant professor of Dutch Studies at the University of Trieste. She is a research fellow at Stellenbosch University and at Leiden University. Besides being a staff member of the CETRA Summer School, she is also the review editor of the journal Translation in Society.
Sara Ramos Pinto (Congress 2025 rep)
PhD in Translation Studies. Assistant Professor in Translation Studies, Centre for Translation Studies, University of Leeds. Board member of ESIST, international board member of CETRA (UK Leuven), research collaborator of CEAUL (Univ of Lisbon).