Ruchelle Lombard | Folio Online Translation & Interpreter Company

Ruchelle Lombard

Ruchelle Lombard

Junior Project Manager


Ruchelle is an Afrikaans translator and project manager at Folio Online, and holds a BA in Humanities, an Honours degree in Translation and Editing, and an MA in Translation, all from Stellenbosch University. Her love of languages was sparked by exposure to literature as a child, and she’s now an avid fan of crime thrillers, particularly Deon Meyer’s novels. A self-described ‘foodie’, Ruchelle loves trying out new restaurants whenever possible and enjoying the unique atmosphere of each new place. Her family is her first priority, with visits to her parents’ farm in the Tsitsikamma being the highlight of any holiday. One day, Ruchelle hopes to travel the world and write her own novels.

Languages: Afrikaans, English

Favourite foreign word/phrase: Si vis amari, ama. (If you wish to be loved, love.)

Secret superpower: The natural ability to communicate with grace, style and diplomacy.

The thing that I love most about my job is: Working with a wide variety of interesting people every day.

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