"Everything which is good in me should be credited to books"

(Maxim Gorky, Russian writer)

Matt Sundakov: Resume

Address: Matt Sundakov, Unit 8, 136-144 Bell Street, Coburg, Melbourne, Vic. 3058, Australia


Emails: matt.sundakov@gmail.com and


(to make sure that I receive all your emails, please send your messages to both these addresses)         


Skype:  matt.sundakov


Cell phone:  (+61) 408 124 498


Comprehensive Book Translation Services http://bookwebtranslation.com/






Education: Degree in Telecommunications

Years of experience:

  • Translations: since 1975;
  • Engineering: 1961-1996;
  • Real Estate: 1997- 2000

Translation Languages:

from English into Russian (or from Russian into English)


Administration, Advertising, Animal Welfare, Art, Astronomy, Books and Libraries, Business, Chemistry, Children Welfare, Community Development, Culture, Current Affairs, Demography, Dictionaries, Economics, Education, Encyclopedias, Entertainment, Environment protection, Family and parenting, Finance, Genealogy, General Knowledge, Genetics, Geography, Glossaries, Government, Health, History, Human rights, Immigration, Insurance, International organizations, Journalism, Law and Order, Linguistics, Literature (including Poetry), Management, Marketing, Medicine, Movies and Video, Music, Nature, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Psychiatry, Psychology, Publishing, Race relations, Real Estate, Reference, Religion, Safety and Security, Science, Self-help, Social Welfare, Software, Sport, Statistics, Telecommunications, Television, Textbooks, Theater, Tourism, Transport, Travel, Websites

Available for: Translation, Proofreading, Editing, Preparation of Dictionaries & Glossaries, Creative Writing.







  1. 1996 Wellington - Real Estate Sales Persons Course at Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, Certificate.
  2. 1974 - 1975 Leningrad USSR - Advanced Course for the Improvement of the Professional Skills of Supervisory Personnel, Certificate with Honours.
  3. 1957 - 1961 Leningrad USSR - Electrical Engineering Institute for Communication Systems. Degree in Telecommunications (equivalent to Bachelor of Engineering).


Professional Experience

From March 2000 - Founder and Director of an international company Comprehensive Book Translation Services (CBTS). This company provides high quality translations of all kinds of books and websites: fiction and non-fiction, technical and otherwise - covering almost any language pair and any subject. For more information please refer to: http://bookwebtranslation.com/

In addition, I provide English consulting for Russian speakers and Russian consulting for English speakers - please refer to: http://www.bookwebtranslation.com/rusonweb.htm

1980 - 2000 (since arrival in New Zealand from Russia): In addition to full time work listed below, I was involved in the following part-time freelance activities:

  1. Taught Russian at Wellington High School Community Institute
  2. Taught Russian and English as a Second Language at Mana College (evening classes).
  3. Did translations from English into Russian and from Russian into English for the Wellington Chamber of Commerce and Department of Internal Affairs.
  4. Did regular translations of various articles from the Soviet scientific magazine "Telecommunications and Radio Engineering" for Scripta Technica Inc. (USA), a subsidiary of John Wiley and Sons Inc.

Full time work during the same (1980-2000) period:

  1. Jan 1997 - to February 2000:Bethunes Real Estate, Residential Property Consultant.
  2. Feb 1988 - Oct 1996: BOC Gases New Zealand Limited, Standards and Systems Engineer - Development of new, and revisions of existing, engineering standards. Constant development and improvement of the company's comprehensive technical documentation system. Design of various forms and formats for efficient and presentable documentation control and reporting. Development of Technical Library Data Base in Microsoft System and Vendor Master Data Base in SAP R/3 System.
  3. April 1980 - Jan 1988: Electricorp, Assistant Engineer & Financial Officer - Planning and development of computer systems of technical and financial information, and the use of these systems in communications projects. Preparation of budgets, works programs and cost estimates; resource planning and expenditure control.

Prior to 1980 (Russian Experience):

1961 - 1979 Various Organizations for Design of Communications Facilities - Leningrad USSR. Standards, specific projects and training (positions from Engineer to Team Leader).

Technical Publications

1969 Design of Crossbar Automatic Telephone Exchanges for Rural Areas (ATS K 100/2000) Moscow USSR. Co-author of the above book - published by Communications Publishing House.

Part-time freelance activities during the same (Russian) period:

  1. Wrote articles for a youth's newspaper "Smena" and for children's magazine "Iskorka"
  2. Did translations from German into Russian for a publishing house "Progress" (Moscow).


Selected References


LanguageWire, Denmark


Philip Philipsen, Project Manager



Tel.: +45 7023 0044


J. Ross Publishing, USA


Tim Pletscher,

Senior Acquistions Editor


Tel:  +1 954-727-9333 Ext. 7


Kathinka van de Griendt




Mobile in South Africa:  +27 727126521


Mobile in Germany:  +49 172 2536114





Martin D. Korsawe

Bohemian Dragomans Lts
Phone:         +49 (0)1805 005294
Fax:         +49 (0)1805 0052940



Nora Vlaszof, USA




Inter Office, Israel


Aviva Doron, General  Manager


Tel:  +972 3 635 4041


Absolute Translations



Veerle Vanderplasschen (MT&I, BT&I, NAATI, AUSIT)

Project Director


Tel. +61 7 32811022

fax +61 7 30090577

mob. +61 422 267 701



SKYPE: abstran (GMT: +10)



American Translators Group

Laura H. Hastings


Tel. +1 520-744-0658
Fax +1 520-844-1182



Go West Tours (Vic) Pty Ltd, Australia


Terry Smit, Director


Tel. +61 3 9877 4264


Multimedia Languages & Marketing, Australia


Tea C. Dietterich





Russian Engineering Consultancy, UK


Victor Gelich, Senior Partner




Terrero Films


Jalina Stewart






Language Services Bureau, India 


Devaki Kunte


Tel. : 91-20- 6520 0559




Last updated: 27 November 2015