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Elena Nardo is a longtime translator and localization manager affiliated with Nintendo of Europe. She began working at NOE as an Italian translator in April 2002, and translated Metroid Fusion, which would be released later that year. She left in 2007 for The Pokémon Company International, at their London office. She is currently their senior localization manager. Prior to joining Nintendo, she worked as a translator at Abbott Diagnostics.