Chantal Cooper (1968) graduated from the University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool Holland) in 1995. She taught English in secondary schools in Aruba and Curaçao until 2008. At the same time she was enrolled in the ITV University of Applied Sciences for Interpreters and Translators in Utrecht (distance learning).
In 2007 Chantal was sworn in by the Court of first Instance of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba. She returned to the Netherlands in 2008 and was sworn in by the Court of Amsterdam in 2009. She is registered with the Bureau for Sworn Interpreters and Translators (Bureau Wbtv). Registration number: 4559.