Nabiha Clayton

Freelance Arabic Translator, Article Writer, & More

Location:Cairo, Egypt
4 Skills
Mrs. Nabiha Clayton
Mobile Phone USA. : (915) 886 – 8012
Mobile Phone Egypt. : +201104309423
Email Address:

Name : Nabiha Clayton
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth: March 20th, 1963
Nationality: USA Citizen


? High School Diploma
Tunisia, 1983

? Master’s Degree in Combined Languages – French, English, Chinese, Arabic 1989
Bourguiba Institute of Modern languages - Tunisia

? Diploma of Performance in Chinese Language,
Foreign Language University, Beijing 1989-1990

? Bachelor of Arts in Modern Chinese Language,
Foreign Language University, Beijing 1994.

? General Lines Agent: Life, Accident, Health and HMO
Texas Department of Insurance, El Paso 05-30-2018

? Certified Risk Management Consultant / Senior Associate - Broker
Harvard Risk Management Corporation, September 2018

? Office administration.
? An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures

? Team building
? Bookkeeping skills
? Analytical and problem-solving skills
? Decision making skills.
? Effective verbal and listening communications skills
? Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet, and word-processing programs at a highly proficient level
? Stress management skills
? Time management skills


Military Attaché’s Office of KSA’S Embassy - Beijing (China 1994 - 1999)
Translator and administrative assistant

Translating articles, newspapers, and letters to Arabic & Chinese
On Spot Translations
Organization of appointments & agendas of visiting diplomats
Typing the letters and weekly embassy reports
Receiving Chinese Applicants of visa

Abu Nawas El Mechtel Hotel – Tunis (Tunisia 1999 - 2003)
Administration Executive *** Translator

Translating the main dishes in the menu of the restaurant from Chinese to English, French and Arabic Translating articles, newspapers, and letters to Arabic & Chinese
Translating the conversations between the managers, customs and Chinese chefs daring the briefings.
Handling all the correspondences

AL Etihad Industrial Group-Ajman / Sharjah (UAE – 2005 - 2007)
Translator *** Office Manager

Daily correspondence
Translations in Arabic & Chinese
Managing the meetings

Hotel Holiday International - Sharjah (UAE - 2007-2010)
Executive Secretary to the General Manager *** Translator

Preparing all the monthly P&L Meetings final report
Prepare all the Training Courses sessions conducted usually by GM to staff or to other Hotels
Arrange all the meetings, appointments, and business travels
Update all the filings of the Executive Office
Type all confidential memos and correspondences in English and Arabic on a word processing system.
Receive, direct and relay telephone messages and fax messages.
Direct the public to the appropriate staff member.
Maintain the general filing system and file all correspondence.
Assist in the planning and preparation of meetings, conferences, and conference
Telephone calls.
Prepare for the Board of Directors and committee meetings.
Maintain an adequate inventory of office supplies.
Respond to public inquiries.
Provide word-processing and secretarial support.
Provide support to the Personnel Manager, Financial Controller and General Manager and all the other departments.
Provide administrative services for All Department Heads and other Administrators
Perform other related duties as required
Prepare the content and the designing of the quarterly Newsletter related to the hotel’s events.

EBMC (Emirates Business & Management Consultant) Dubai (UAE - February 2010-March 2011)
Business Development & Merchandising Manager *** Translator

Coordinating Business Deals with various Suppliers in China.
Taking care of the business Trip to China and other countries.
Representing the Company during Business Trips.
Translating Chinese and English to the GM while travelling to China.
Preparing the designs of the wanted product.

KASHWANI LAW FIRM – Dubai / Sharjah (UAE - April 2011–August 2013)
Translator *** Office Manager
Translating all contracts, legal documents, emails and other documents from English to Arabic and Vice Versa.
Managing all the office administrative work.
Preparing and implementing legal documents and other papers that are required for the purpose of complaints, incidents, agreements between two parties and other appeals.
Maintaining the necessary correspondence by keeping the clients informed about the latest developments of the cases and sending them a copy of the necessary documents through e-mail, fax etc.
Processing important information by collecting relevant data, verifying it and categorizing the information to present in as evidence in the court of law.
Preparing schedules and make appointments with clients by drafting out office memos that will help the clients to understand the proceedings of the case better.
Proofreading legal documents and make necessary corrections in legal jargon such as grammar, spelling errors, syntax content and other format details. Organizing and managing the law libraries, case files and other legal and confidential files.
Being updated with the changes made in the regulatory and legislation management and also to attend legal meetings with clients and take down relevant notes about the case.
Assisting the attorneys to compile documents for litigation cases by conducting research programs and gathering information through law libraries.
To maintain a record of all the legal files and consulting the legal journals that help in taking decisions and keeping this information confidential.
EBMC- RC – Emirates Business & Management Consultant – Recruitment Consultancy – Tunis (Tunisia September 2013 – May 2014)
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Handling the applications of candidates who are interested in getting a job in the Gulf Countries.
Providing candidates with guidance while applying for jobs.
Providing training courses in English language.
Helping candidates rebuilding their Resumes in a professional manner.
Translating candidates Curriculum Vitae into English language as it is required in the Gulf Countries.
Sales Manager *** Translator June 2014 till August 2016.
Translating documents from French and Arabic to English language.
Working on the Chinese Market and discussing anticipated businesses with Luxon.
Creating business deals and projects.
Typing all the documents related to the administration in English, French and Arabic.
Handling English interviews with candidates to check their linguistic abilities and skills.
Problem solving in a flexible way with suppliers and clients.
Checking daily incoming emails and treating them accordingly then replying.
Maktaris Travel Agency – Tunisia (Tunis September 2016 – July 2017)
Translator from English, French or Arabic into Chinese language.

Working as a simultaneous interpreter in Chinese/English Languages and vice-versa while accompanying the tour guide during touristic trips.
Simultaneous translator from Arabic, French or English to Chinese to the Chinese Delegations visiting Tunisia in Official missions such as:

- The Deans and Professors of the University of Zhejiang – Shanghai who signed a memorandum of understanding between their University and the University of Sfax as an exchange of Students and professors.
- Accompanying the diplomatic delegations and missions during their visits to Tunisian first ministry, the ministry of interior and the ministry of tourism as a translator.

Harvard Risk Management Corporation – June 2018 till Feb 2019 / Senior Associate - Broker
Harvard Risk Management Corporation is the largest broker in North America, and we are mainly selling Legal Shield and Identity Theft Plans.

Freelance Translator: English/Arabic/English - March 2019 Till date.

Recent Trainings received:

- Certificate of Participation and completion of a course about “how to Succeed as a Freelance Translator” with Ms. Corinne McKay / April 2021.
- Certificate of completion in “Note-taking in Consecutive Interpreting with Andy Gillies / April 2021.
- Member of ATA / American Translators Association since January 2021.
-Translation workshop diploma accredited by Noon Translation Company Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
- Certificate in Written Translation from Noon Translation Services, Dubai, UAE / Degree: Excellent.
-Legal Interpreter Certificate from Language Connections / Interpreter Training Programs– Feb. 2022