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.

Translation Services

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)