Joaquim Alves


Joaquim Alves is a well-known name in the Portuguese translation market, in great part on account of his professional experience and strong leadership skills. After over 10 years as a freelance translator and when his quality and skills justified further ambitions, he founded JABA-Translations in 1998, which is currently the largest Portuguese translation company.
Dynamic, innovator, creative and an entrepreneur, Joaquim Alves revolutionized the national market by using only in-house translators and is now responsible for approx. 80 employees – the living proof of his vision and business acumen. He is also author of various dictionaries and an expert in communication and networking, continuing his journey by demonstrating that he is one of the major propellers of the translation market both on national and international levels.