Elia Director – General Manager, Expressão
Susana Peixoto graduated in Business Administration and obtained a Master of Corporate Sciences degree at the Oporto University in Portugal.
In 1997 Susana founded her own translation company, merging her passions for foreign cultures, languages and business. Following a sustained growth, EXPRESSÃO nowadays has a clear focus on legal and financial translations and a solid client base which includes language companies and also direct clients such as multinational companies, banks and investment funds.
She has been involved in all aspects of the business, but today, after implementing a business and translation management system, she is devoted to moving her company towards new horizons. This is all being accomplished through a comprehensive strategy and internationalisation plan.
Susana was a university lecturer in Economics and Finance for eight years and currently teaches Financial Translation at the European Master’s in Translation at the Oporto University. She has been the Elia Exchange National Coordinator for Portugal for the last two years and succeeded in attracting two renowned universities to the programme.
Her soft skills include a good work ethic, professionalism and empathy. Susana also really values engagement.