When you deal with BRIO Translation, you can count on a team of two passionate translators who love drawing on their common knowledge, experience and insights to ensure the highest quality of service.

Michael Brière, Partner and Editor, BRIO TranslationMichael Brière, C. Tr., is a translator, editor and proofreader since 2009. After completing an internship at the Translation Bureau in Ottawa, he worked for a translation agency and one of the Big Four accounting firms in Montréal. Throughout the years, he specialized in editing and proofreading of financial documents, either in English or French, for banks, insurance companies and other major corporations.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Translation, Minor in East Asian Studies, Université de Montréal
  • Classes in Teaching of French as a Second Language, Université de Montréal and McGill University

Sergio Ortega, Partner and Translator, BRIO TranslationSergio Ortega, C. Tr., is a translator and editor since 2010. Before, he worked for five years at a major Canadian bank, primarily as a facilitator and customer service representative. He later applied his banking experience at two translation firms in Montréal and an international accounting firm, where he translated various corporate and financial documents.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Translation, Université de Montréal
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications – Journalism, Université du Québec à Montréal