María

THE SPANISH PEARLMaría Torralba Escobedo - Gentle Giants Húsavík

Name: María Torralba Escobedo.

Position: Shift Manager – Ticket Sales.

Place and date of birth: Valencia, Spain.

Hometown: Valencia, Spain.

Star sign: Gemini.

Education: BA Marine Sciences, MSc Translating and Conference Interpreting. STCW Basic Safety Training and Crowd- and Crisis Management.
        
Languages: English, Spanish, Catalan, French and basic Icelandic.

Experience: I worked in the field of education for several years. I've worked for Gentle Giants since 2005 doing different tasks (guiding, ticket sales, shift manager). I'm a freelance translator / conference interpreter.

Interests: Hiking, walking, swimming, travelling.

Favourite Icelandic food: Fresh fish, wild berries.

Favourite foreign food: Sushi.

Favourite band / singer: Queen / Freddie Mercury.

Football / soccer team: Not keen on football!

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