Our History

Founder of the Brand

Dr. Robert Lukes

Born in Sydney, Australia, Dr. Lukes is a graduate of both an Australian university (Doctor of Philosophy/Modern Languages/University of Newcastle) and a German university (Diplom-Übersetzer/Universität Mainz). He has gained professional experience around the world: in Great Britan (Rio Tinto Zinc, London), Italy (tutor for English at the Università Gregoriana and London School and translator for the United Nations/FAO and IFAD, Rome), Australia (tutor for German at the University of Newcastle) and in Germany (translator in the language department of Mercedes-Benz AG). Following completion of his doctorate, he was responsible for training teachers and for quality control in a Stuttgart branch of the Berlitz language school.

In 1993 he founded Language Service Dr. Lukes and soon gained a pool of major clients. The good reputation of Language Service Dr. Lukes is based on highest quality, reliability and excellent customer service.[:de]