Anna Herbert de la Portbarré

Language coordinator

Nationality: French, Swedish

EITI responsibilities: coordination of EITI translation projects. In-house translator and interpreter. Support to francophone Board members and francophone African countries.

Work Experience: Prior to joining the EITI in 2014, Anna was based in Brussels where she worked as a free-lance translator and interpreter with the European institutions for 10 years. She still does, but with her base in Oslo. Being languague coordinator at the EITI allows her to use her experience to promote issues that are close to her heart: the possibility for everyone to use their mother tongue in an international organisation and better cross-border communication.