Our team

The AKIRA Translations team consists of young and dynamic colleagues who share a passion for languages.
So who is behind the translations? Meet our team.



Founder and driving force

Isabel is a dynamic manager with tons of energy. This entrepreneur with a positive attitude really enjoys driving the business forward and inspiring people.

She combines her passion for entrepreneurship, a hunger to deliver results and an aptitude for building relationships with a strong interest in other cultures and travelling in nature.



Operations Manager

The language industry holds few secrets for Lieven. With several language diplomas and extensive experience as an editor, project manager, translation software specialist and operations manager, he has built up over 15 years of expertise.

Lieven's skills in setting up and optimising workflows within a growing translation agency make him an indispensable team member at AKIRA Translations.



Senior Project Manager

Liesbeth Beelen: helpful project manager, wonderful colleague, language buff. Thanks to her extensive experience as a project manager as well as a translator, Liesbeth is in her element at AKIRA Translations. Her organisational talent, linguistic skills, extremely friendly attitude and helpfulness have ensured that she is a project manager clients love to work with.

In her free time, Liesbeth is a passionate city and museum guide, an occupation that allows her to pass on her love for culture to others.

Our translation and graphic design team

Thanks to our strong selection process, we have developed an extensive team of more than 500 freelance translators and revisers.

As native speakers with a (recognised) higher education degree and at least 5 years' translation experience in a particular sector they are the ideal linguists for all your projects.

Our DTP specialists and graphic designers work on all platforms and in the most advanced programmes such as adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe FrameMaker. They are best placed to know what you expect and transform every document into a calling card suited to your business.