Managing Director & Co-Founder (West Africa)
Mr. Victor Imboua-Niava is the Chief Interpreter and Managing Director at Symposia Consult (West Africa).
He began his career in 1978 as the Deputy Head Interpretation and Translation section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Office of the President, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire.
In 1985 he became a Consultant Interpreter, and Coordinator of the Translation and Interpretation Division at Agence Prestige International, Abidjan (RCI). Mr Imboua-Niava is a member of the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC) and a Member of Calliope-Interpreters, a network of professional consultant interpreters worldwide.
The major conferences he has covered as a conference interpreter include AfDB, WHO, World Bank, AFRAA, FAO, ILO, UNECA and African Union summits. His language combination is French, English, Portuguese; Mr. Imboua-Niava can translate documents from Spanish to French.
Mr Imboua-Niava holds a Masters Degree in Arts from Sorbonne University, Paris and a Conference Interpretation Techniques Diploma from the Polytechnic of Central London, (University of Westminster), UK