Dutch, French, German, Spanish into English translations

Hi, I’m Patrick C. Yancey

certified Dutch, German, French
and Spanish to English translator

With 18 years as a full-time translator and a Master’s in Logic, Language & Computation (University of Amsterdam), I bring the experience and expertise to offer you clear and precise translations in a tone and style perfectly tailored to your text and target audience.

Would you like me to review your document or project and provide a prompt quote? I’ll be happy to help.

My direct and end clients include:

Language combinations

I translate from Dutch, French, German, Spanish
into my native language: English (US, UK and Canadian variants).

Why should you work with me?



18 years and millions of words as full-time translator
Former Visiting Professor of English at Hangyong National University, South Korea
Contributing author on English as a Foreign Language textbooks
Former President and VP of Professional Affairs of the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Nova Scotia (ATINS)
Former board member of the Antigonish Community Energy Cooperative


ATINS/CTTIC-certified in all four combinations
Master of Logic, Language and Computation, University of Amsterdam
BS in Psychology and BA in Philosophy from Georgia State University (US)
Nivel superior, National Spanish language fluency exam (‘DELE’), Cervantes Institute, Salamanca, Spain
Advanced Certification in Dutch as a Second Language, Institute for Dutch as a Second Language, University of Amsterdam
Trados Translator’s Workbench certified
Certified PRO’ credential on ProZ.com (an online community for translation professionals)
Aerial view of windmills station with rotating propellers generating alternative clean green power from eco resources in rural agri environment.Birds eye view of line of turbines producing electricity


We are all a part of a global society and economy, and we must all do our part to ensure a safe and just world for present and future generations. This requires dedication to social responsibility and environmental stewardship. Something I strive for in both my personal and professional life!

Contributing towards sustainability
Home/office largely powered by 10kW net-metered solar PV system
All-electric company/personal vehicle
In my volunteer advocacy, I have given dozens of talks on topics such as solar power, the climate crisis and the just transition
As part of a professional code of ethics, I do not accept work that will contribute to harming human rights now or in the future.