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Interview with Director General Marco Benedetti

The European Commission's Director General of Interpretation talks about how he went from chemical engineer in Italy to interpreter in Brussels, a career move that subsequently brought him to lead the European Commission's Interpreting service for more than 10 years.

Marco Benedetti, Director General

The European Commission's Director General of Interpretation talks about how he went from chemical engineer in Italy to interpreter in Brussels, a career move that subsequently brought him to lead the European Commission's Interpreting service for more than 10 years.

Marco Benedetti discusses the qualities that make up a top-level interpreter and how to go about joining an interesting profession he feels passionately about (in French).

Filmed in his office in Brussels by Lourdes de Rioja, videographer and freelance interpreter.

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