Praguephone 734 447 000Brno phone 604 279 594Plzeň phone 732 189 777

Team work bears fruit

We choose the best for you from various professions…
In Prague, Brno and Plzeň.

Heads of Language Sections

Barbora Vodičková

Head of English Translations, Managing Partner
phone 731 927 938, 542 214 351
mail barbora.vodickova@orangetree.cz

Barbora graduated from the Masaryk University in the field of English and American studies (2010) and from the Charles University in the fields of translation and interpreting (2015). She completed a course for translators of legal texts organised by the Masaryk University in Brno. In 2019, she was appointed a sworn translator and interpreter by the Regional Court in Brno. Barbora joined Orange Tree still a student in 2012, eventually becoming a senior translator. Since 2018, she has served as head of Orange Tree’s English Translations department. She also translates from German and provides simultaneous interpreting between Czech and English. Barbora’s key responsibilities include strategic management of the company and mentoring. She is also interested in deployment of modern translation tools in practice.


Alžběta Soperová

Head of French Translations, Co-owner and Executive Director
phone 777 287 761
mail alzbeta.soperova@orangetree.cz

Alžběta graduated from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague (1999). After passing the State Interpreters’ and Translators’ Examination in 2008, she was appointed by the Municipal Court in Prague as a sworn translator and interpreter for the English language. She focuses on translation of documents for litigation and arbitration. She also has extensive experience with translating foreign corporate documents into Czech. As a specialised proof-reader, Alžběta participated in the translation of the new Czech Civil Code into English. In Orange Tree, she is responsible for sworn (certified) translations. She also translates from French.


Orange Tree PLZEŇ - Eva Lukešová

Eva Lukešová

Head of German Translations
phone 732 189 777, 377 226 660
mail eva.lukesova@orangetree.cz

Eva graduated from the Faculty of Education at the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice in the fields of the English and German languages (2003). Following her studies, she worked as an au-pair in London, where she completed a course in English and received her CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) and also a certificate in English for Business/Commerce. Eva then joined a trading company, where she worked as an English and German translator and interpreter and assistant to the Executive Director. She also completed a course for translators of legal texts (Juridikum) organised by the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague in the German language specialisation (2016). In Orange Tree, Eva works as a Senior Translator for the German and English languages and heads the German language section.


Tereza Čapková

Head of Russian and Italian Translations
phone 605 061 741, 224 815 890
mail tereza.capkova@orangetree.cz

Tereza graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University in Prague, the field of security studies (2015), and also from the Metropolitan University in Prague, the field of international relations and European studies (2013). During her studies, she obtained the CAE (Cambridge English Advanced), TORFL (The Test of Russian as a Foreign Language) and CIES (Certificate of International and European Studies) certificates. In Orange Tree, she is the head of the Russian language section and translates from and into English, Russian and Italian.

Back Office

Kateřina Michálková

Back Office Manager, Senior Translator
phone 739 630 460, 224 815 856
mail katerina.michalkova@orangetree.cz

Kateřina graduated from Charles University in Prague, the Master’s programme in International Relations (2015, Faculty of Social Sciences) and dual programme in Turkish Studies and Interpreting: Czech and English (2019, Faculty of Arts). During her studies, she completed one-semester study exchange programmes at Marmara University in Istanbul and at Bilkent University in Ankara, as well as a 4-month translation internship at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt am Main. In Orange Tree, Kateřina holds the position of Back Office Manager, where she is in charge of all the back office operations. As a Senior Translator, she specialises in translations from and into English, and also translates from German and Turkish.


Senior Translators

Linda Luhanová

Senior Translator
mail linda.luhanova@orangetree.cz
Linda completed her studies at Instituto Bilingüe in Prague, a bilingual Czech-Spanish secondary school, (1998) and graduated from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague (2005). Her long-term focus includes translations of legal and medical texts into English and also from English into Czech. Thanks to her rich linguistic background, she is also responsible for proofreading translations from other languages (e.g. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese)

Orange Tree BRNO - Viktor Dvořák

Viktor Dvořák

Senior Translator
mail viktor.dvorak@orangetree.cz
Viktor has a Bachelor’s degree in English language and literature from the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in Brno (2013) and he completed a law course for translators and interpreters at the Faculty of Law (2017). In Orange Tree he specialises in translation of contractual and institutional documents from Czech to English. He also translates a wide range of legal and other texts in the other direction, focusing especially on educational and journalistic texts and subtitling.


Orange Tree – Veronika Cenková

Veronika Cenková

Senior Translator
mail veronika.cenkova@orangetree.cz
Veronika graduated from Palacký University Olomouc in the fields of Russian for Applied Economics (2013) and English for Translators and Interpreters (2015). During her studies, she completed scholarships in Moscow and Vienna and an internship in London. She also took a course for translators of legal texts organised by the Faculty of Law at Masaryk University. From 2013, Veronika worked as a freelance translator. In Orange Tree, she holds the positions of Project Manager for English projects and Senior Translator. She translates among Czech, English and Russian.

Orange Tree - Klára Kučerová

Klára Kučerová

Senior Translator
mail klara.kucerova@orangetree.cz
Klára earned her Bachelor’s degree in the field of Foreign Languages in Commercial Practice at the University of West Bohemia in Plzeň (2014). Currently, she studies the last year of the dual Master’s study programme of Translation: Czech and English and Interpreting: Czech and German. She has also completed a course for translators of legal texts (Juridikum) organised by the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague with the German language specialisation. During her studies, Klára spent a semester at the Zittau University in Germany, the International Summer School in Translating and Interpreting in Germersheim and also worked at the front office and accounting department in the Wörth hospital. In Orange Tree, Klára translates from and into German and English.


Veronika Dudková

Project Manager, Senior Translator
mail veronika.dudkova@orangetree.cz
Veronika graduated from the Faculty of Arts at Charles University in Prague, in the fields of German and Nordic studies (1995). She also completed scholarships in Passau (Germany) and Oslo (Norway). Veronika has long engaged in translating fiction and texts on history, mostly from German, but also from Norwegian and Old Norse. She is a member of the Czech Literary Translators‘ Guild and was on its board for several years; she has also been a member of the jury in several translation competitions. She has rich experience in reviewing literary texts. In Orange Tree, she works as a project manager and translates from and into German.

Jakub Čumíček

Senior Translator
mail jakub.cumicek@orangetree.cz
Jakub graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in Brno, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in English language and literature and a Master’s degree in English-language translations (2019). His career in Orange Tree has taken him from the position of intern to the current work as Senior Translator for the English language.


Jana Tomečková

Senior Translator
mail jana.tomeckova@orangetree.cz
Jana graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague, the Bachelor’s fields of English for Intercultural Communication and French for Intercultural Communication (2013), and then the Master’s programme of Translating and Interpreting for these two languages (2018). During her studies, she completed two semesters at Université Paul Valéry v Montpellier. She works as a translator and interpreter. In Orange Tree, Jana has the position of Senior Translator for English and French.

Junior Translators

Orange Tree BRNO - Jana Ježková

Jana Ježková

Project Manager, Junior Translator
mail jana.jezkova@orangetree.cz
Jana graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in Brno, the Bachelor’s fields of English and French language and literature (2016), and then the follow-up Master’s fields of French Translations and Literature and Intercultural Communication (2019). During her studies, she attended a summer language course in Budapest and completed a one-semester study programme at Université Libre in Brussels as well as a three-month translation internship in the European Parliament in Luxembourg. In Orange Tree, she translates from English and French and also manages translation projects.

Orange Tree BRNO - Anna Benešová

Anna Benešová

Junior Translator
mail anna.benesova@orangetree.cz
Anna graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts of University of West Bohemia, the fields of Foreign Languages in Commercial Practice, the combination of English and French (2015). She then earned a degree in the field of French Translations at the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University (2018). Currently, Anna attends the Master’s study programme of English-language translations at the same faculty. During her studies, she also attended a study programme at Université d’Artois in Arras and at Université Rennes 2. She also completed a scholarship at the Czech Centre in Paris and a translation traineeship at the Secretariat of the European Parliament in Luxembourg.


David Krejčí

Junior Translator, Project Manager
mail david.krejci@orangetree.cz
David graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in the field of English Language and Literature. Currently, he studies the follow-up Master’s programme in English-language Translations. He also studied for two semesters at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in the field of International Commercial Law Studies. He completed an internship at Orange Tree and currently works in the company as a translator from and into English and also manages translation projects.

Barbora Beránková

Junior Translator
mail barbora.berankova@orangetree.cz
Barbora raduated from the Faculty of Law at Prague’s Charles University, the field of law and legal science, where she focused on legal English. She is the holder of the Cambridge CPE certificate. In Orange Tree, Barbora works as junior translator, focusing on English texts.


Viktorie Renžina

Project Manager, Junior Translator
mail viktorie.renzina@orangetree.cz
Viktorie graduated from the University of Economics, Prague, (2019) and holds the FCE and BEC certificates. Being a native speaker, she specialises in translating texts from and to Russian and other languages using the Cyrillic alphabet. She also translates from English and Spanish and studies Chinese. In her position of project manager, Viktorie is in charge of languages used in Southern and Eastern Europe. She also manages Orange Tree’s project management software.

Hana Šlesingerová

Junior Translator
mail hana.slesingerova@orangetree.cz
Hana graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in Brno in the field of English and American studies (2012). She completed a course for translators of legal texts organised by the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague and the Chamber of Court-appointed Interpreters (2009) and she undertook a study stay at the University of Glasgow in Scotland (2008). She specialises in translating supporting documents for sworn translations between Czech and English.


Eva Horky

Junior Translator, Project Manager
mail eva.horky@orangetree.cz
Eva graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague, the Bachelor’s fields of French for Intercultural Communication and Turkish Studies (2015), and then finished the Master’s programme of Translations, Editing and Interlanguage Communication (English, French and Czech) at the INALCO Institute in Paris (2017). During her studies, she completed a four-month translation internship at the Czech Embassy in Paris, and also studied law for two years at the Faculty of Law of Charles University. In Orange Tree, she works as a translator of French and English languages and also manages translation projects.

Orange Tree PLZEŇ - Marina Wagnerová

Marina Wagnerová, Ph.D.

Junior Translator
mail marina.wagnerova@orangetree.cz
Marina graduated in the fields of Czech and German languages at the University of West Bohemia, and got her PhD in German Studies at Palacky University in Olomouc. During her post-graduate studies, she spent a year on a scholarship at the University of Regensburg in Germany. Her doctoral thesis dealt with the syntax and semantics of the German Criminal Code; also in her later work, she focused on the lingusitic specificities of German legal texts. During her twenty years at the Faculty of Arts of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen she continued to deal with these topics and gave lectures at Czech and foreign (Slovakia, Bavaria) universities. She also published various papers on these subjects. In Orange Tree, Marina translates from and into German, and also from and into Slovak.


Lucia Tupá

Junior Translator
mail lucia.tupa@orangetree.cz
Lucia graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in the fields of English and American Studies and Internal Relations (2016) and from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Masaryk University in the fields of Journalism and Sociology (2017). She has also earned a Master’s degree in English-language translations. In Orange Tree, Lucia translates among Czech, English and Slovak.

Agáta Buganská

Project Manager, Junior Translator
mail agata.buganska@orangetree.cz
Agáta graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in Brno in the field of English-language Translation (2019). During her studies, she completed an Erasmus+ study exchange programme at the University of Ljubljana and a one-semester translation traineeship at the General Secretariat of the EU Council in Brussels. In Orange Tree, Agáta works as a junior translator for English and also manages translation projects.


Vendula Mináriková

Junior Translator
mail vendula.minarikova@orangetree.cz
Vendula graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague, the Bachelor’s fields of English and Spanish for Intercultural Communication (2016) and then completed the Master’s programme of Translation: Czech and English and Interpreting: Czech and Spanish (2019). At secondary school, she undertook a three-month internship in Malgrat de Mar (Spain) and later, during her university studies, she attended Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid for one semester. In Orange Tree, Vendula works as a Junior Translator of English and Spanish languages.

Eliška Svejkovská

Junior Translator, Office Manager
mail plzen@orangetree.cz
Eliška attended the secondary Grammar School in Mariánské Lázně. After graduation, she worked in the debt collection sector for several years. First, she was employed at the Distrainer’s Office in Cheb as an auction officer and then at the Pilsen Distrainer’s Office as a legal assistant. She is a voluntary blood donor and the holder of Dr. Jánský silver medal for blood donations. In Orange Tree, Eliška works as Office Manager and Junior Translator. She speaks English and has passive knowledge of German.