English Pro Solutions

Our Team

Elisaveta Wrangell

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Elisaveta Wrangell

Elisaveta Wrangell is founder and owner of English Professional Solutions, a diversified language solutions and corporate communications company. Elisaveta is a trainer and consultant in public speaking and international and in-house communications. She is also a published writer and university lecturer. Her approach to her work reflects her conviction that quality communication can make a better world.

A native speaker of English and fluent in French, Elisaveta has led and collaborated on projects with some of France's top companies, both in training and text development. She has over 20 years' experience in training, research, teaching, writing, and editing. Her strong business experience and academic background allow her to find innovative and practical solutions in today's challenging business world.

Elisaveta has a Master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language, a Bachelor's degree in English Literature, and a diploma in Global Business Management. A member of the Corporate Partnerships team at the Professional Women's Network-Paris, she oversees the corporate accounts of Deloitte and Hewlett-Packard.

Originally from California, Elisaveta spends most of the year in Paris, France, and several months of the year in California. She has also lived in England and Japan and has traveled throughout Europe, North America, and Asia. She adores food, books, music, art, and cinema.

Professional affiliations:
AS-Consultant
BHV / Marais
Galeries Lafayette
Groupe Danone
Groupe IFG
Laboratoires Servier
Nexteer Automotive France
TAV Construction
United Nations World Tourism Organization

Academic affiliations:
Centre national de la recherche scientifique
Ipag Business School
l'ISEG Group
San Francisco State University
Temple University, Japan
University of California, Riverside
University of California, Santa Cruz
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6)

Publishing:
Éditions Auzou
French Ministry for the Rights of Women
Oxford University Press
Professional Women's Network-Paris Newsletter

Florence Jugy

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Florence Jugy

Florence Jugy is a professional translator, text developer, and English-language trainer and instructor. A native speaker of French, she is fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian. She navigates easily between the nuances of each language and has the ability to preserve the voice of the authors she translates.

Florence has been involved in projects in the high-tech and IT industries since the early days of voice recognition. Her experience ranges from translating and developing text to testing software. As a professional consultant and trainer, she sets her clients at ease immediately and also stimulates and challenges them.

Having majored in English and American Literature and Civilization at François Rabelais University in Tours, Florence also has a Master's degree in translation from the University of Geneva in Switzerland. In addition to her business and tech endeavors, she has taught academic French and English-language communication skills.

Florence is from France's Loire Valley wine region, has traveled extensively around the world, and lived and worked for over ten years in Boston, Massachusetts and San Diego, California, in the United States. She remains an avid traveler with a passion for diverse cultures. She spends a good deal more time in France nowadays since she and her partner are rearing two daughters on the outskirts of Paris.

Professional affiliations:
Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France
Interdepartmental Management Center of La Petite Couronne, Pantin, France
Lionbridge, Waltham, Massachusetts
Nuance (Naturally Speaking), Burlington, Massachusetts

Academic affiliations:
Conservatoire national des arts-et-métiers, Paris, France
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France

Mary-Ann Leonard

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Mary-Ann Leonard

Mary-Ann Leonard is a publisher and editor, trainer, and Business English lecturer. She has worked in the publishing industry as editor, foreign rights director, and sales manager for over 20 years. As a trainer and lecturer, she guides her clients and students in areas including finance, professional development, marketing, and management.

Mary-Ann excels at listening to her clients, helping them to identify their needs and goals, and then developing a strategy with them for achieving those goals. They consequently are able to attain greater clarity in their spoken and written expression and more confidence in their professional performance.

Originally from New York, Mary-Ann lives and works in Paris, France. She has a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Russian Literature from New York University and a degree in training and teaching English as a foreign language from Rutgers University. Her academic training and professional experience allow her to develop pragmatic solutions, tailored to the needs of her students and clients.

Professional affiliations:
AG2R La Mondiale
Amnesty International
Banco do Brasil
Carrefour
Louvre Hotels Group
LCL Banque et Assurance
Vinci

Academic affiliations:
École Denis Huisman
Institution Gestion de Patrimoine
Ipag Business School
Université Paris-Dauphine
Université Paris-Descartes (Paris 5)
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6)

Publications:
Arcadia Éditions
Calmann-Lévy
Cinémathèque française
Musée d'Orsay
Musée du Montparnasse

Florence Hardy

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Florence Hardy

Florence Hardy

Professional affiliations:
Air Liquide
Essilor
Professional Women's Network-Paris
Fabbri Group
Geodis
Global Water Partnership
Groupe Aurenis
La Langagerie
SGS S.A.
Toyota Motor Europe

Training affiliations:
European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC)
Gallup
IFG-CNOF

Raneesa Kassim-Premdjee

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Raneesa Kassim-Premdjee

Raneesa Kassim-Premdjee is a financial translator and editor and a Business English trainer and lecturer. A native speaker of English, she is fluent in French and German and speaks Gujarati, Spanish, and Swahili. Raneesa is highly skilled at assisting her clients in finding the best way to communicate their financial data accurately in English, French, and German.

Originally from Kenya, Raneesa spent her university years in Canada. She has resided in France for over 20 years and has also traveled extensively. She feels her passion for different cultures and her own multi-cultural upbringing are a vital complement to her strong financial knowledge, translation skills, and training experience.

Raneesa's positive attitude and sensitivity to her clients' needs serve them well in today's stressful business environment. She has a bachelor's degree in Stylistics and Translation from McGill University in Montreal and a master's degree in Economic and Financial Translation from Université Paris III La Sorbonne. She has two further diplomas: one in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from Rutgers University, and as an Erasmus student, she received another in Intercultural Communication from LTS Training and Consulting in England.

Professional affiliations:
Alcyon
Grohe
Haut Conseil des Commissaires aux Comptes (H3C)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Otis

Academic affiliations:
ISG Business School
Sorbonne Universités