My name is Phanthakan Sureeyathanaphat, Nickname: Duen.
I am a Brisbane-based NAATI certified translator Thai <-> English and a trained interpreter at the Master's Degree level.
- MA in Translation and Interpretation, Majoring in Interpretation (Thai <-> English), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
- BA in English, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
- NAATI Certified Translator Thai <-> English
- IELTS overall score: 8.5
- AUSIT Member
Having had over ten years of experience as a professional interpreter and translator, I specialise in diplomatic and business interpreting and translation, covering the fields of international relations, life and non-life insurance, investment, defence, human rights, human trafficking, extradition, marketing, education, arts & culture, history, transport, aviation and many more. I pride myself on providing quality translations and interpreting. I am also competent in the use of the Thai royal language conventions.
Prior to my relocation to Brisbane, Australia, in 2019, I was the sole official interpreter of the Ambassador of the United States of America to Thailand, based in Bangkok. Before that, I was a professional simultaneous interpreter at Bangkok Life Assurance PLC in Bangkok.
Thai <-> English Translation Services
I am certified to provide both Thai into English and English into Thai translations; whether they are your government-issued documents, business materials, or the work of your personal pursuits, I will do my utmost to help.
For projects with more than 15,000 words and a requested quick turnaround, I work with other highly qualified translators to meet your needs.
I am only an email away. Please contact me at [email protected]i.com.au. I would be delighted to hear from you.
My rate for Thai into English and English into Thai translations starts from 0.16 AUD (or 3.5 Thai baht) per word, depending on the nature of the assignment, volume, urgency, and required formats.
For standard government-issued documents, the rate starts from 50 AUD per document for full translations. You can expect a one-day turnaround for these types of translations.
If you are looking for quality translations in either language direction, please email me your documents at [email protected] I typically reply within five hours.
Here are some of my recent translation projects that are publicly available:
Thai > English:
The Power of Love exhibition (Thai: ด้วยพลังแห่งรัก) held in honour of the Queen Mother of Thailand at Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles on the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok
English > Thai:
Great and Good Friends book and exhibition (Thai: ของขวัญแห่งมิตรภาพ) in celebration of the U.S. and Thailand’s 200 years of friendship (co-translated with one other professional translator)