Hi Brazil is a company based in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil that provides translation services from English and Italian into Brazilian Portuguese.

REGINALDO FRANCISCO, founder of Hi Brazil, is a Brazilian translator (English>Portuguese and Italian>Portuguese) with experience in the areas of Business/Management, Corporate Communication, Quality Management, Human Resources/People Management, Coaching, Tourism, and Marketing. He also translates literature and has published six literary translations since 2009.


Francisco has a bachelor's degree in Translation and a master's degree in Translation Studies. As a result of his research and experience in the area, he has taught courses, given lectures, and published articles on translation. Furthermore, he has co-authored the book Parece mas não é: as armadilhas da tradução do italiano para o português (It Seems to Be But It's Not: Traps in Italian to Portuguese Translation) with Dr. Claudia Zavaglia.