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HAYDER AL-ANI

FOUNDER & CEO

HAYDER AL-ANI

FOUNDER & CEO

Hayder is the progress driver behind the brand, always looking for ways to raise the bar and differentiate Mission Translate from its competitors.

Hayder has the same drive for success when mastering skills at the snooker table or improving his skills on the golf course; that's when he's not on the road supporting his marathon-running wife or delighting his niece at adrenaline-charged theme parks.

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HAWAZEN AL-ANI

CFO & DIRECTOR

HAWAZEN AL-ANI

CFO & DIRECTOR

With Hawazen’s meticulous attention to all things numerical, we can be assured that Mission Translate is always on track for meeting its objectives.

Outside of work, Hawazen’s passion for Formula One and going on adventures with her daughter to Legoland and Harry Potter World is fittingly balanced with the far more tranquil pursuits of stargazing and nature walks.

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William Powell

Sales Director

William Powell

Sales Director

As a firm believer in transparency, William brings an incredible amount of industry experience in how to properly build relationships to deliver high-quality research solutions. Having two ears and only one mouth, he places emphasis on listening twice as much as he speaks, which helps elevate Mission Translate's values and ensure meaningful conversations lead to long-lasting partnerships with our clients.

Growing up on the coast, William has a passion for coral reefs and a love for any activity on the water and thrives in spending time on his fish tanks. Starting his first business at the age of 16, he seeks out any opportunity to explore, learn and build new connections.

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ROBYN BERRY

HEAD OF MARKETING

ROBYN BERRY

HEAD OF MARKETING

Robyn combines her creativity and drive for insight to produce marketing strategies that consistently hit the right note with our clients. Positive and ambitious, Robyn leads her team in delivering intelligent, thoughtful campaigns that drive action and support the growth of our brand.

Robyn's creativity does not end there; she has a passion for interior design and cooking while also enjoying taking her dog, Bucky, for walks in the great outdoors.

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Sheela Marie Bacaoan

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Sheela Marie Bacaoan

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Sheela takes project management to heart, demonstrating an unwavering dedication to her profession where she consistently goes above and beyond to ensure you enjoy a first-class experience.

Outside work, she dotes on her four dogs and one cat. She also adores beaches and mountains, dreaming of retiring to her own beach farm one day.

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Rachel Moss

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Rachel MOSS

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Bringing over 14 years of experience in the language industry, Rachel's expertise across a variety of roles is outstanding. In her current position as Account Manager, her passion for working with people, dedication to teamwork, and remarkable creativity towards strategic progress will ensure you always enjoy the best experience when partnering with Mission Translate.

Rachel's thirst for knowledge continues outside of work, with an immense enthusiasm for literature! She also loves cooking, baking and exploring the gorgeous Nottinghamshire countryside with her family, friends and German Shepherd dog, Kai.

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MARK WEETMAN

MARKETING EXECUTIVE

MARK WEETMAN

MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Mark knows how to make things move in marketing. With proven success in developing engaging marketing strategies and a meticulous eye on the data, he helps drive progress in Mission Translate.

Outside of work, he continues to show expertise in supporting growth and development, this time focusing on his garden vegetable patch or brewing local beer or cider. He also enjoys travelling and learning about his history while spending time with his wife and son.

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Lorna Al-Ani

COPYWRITER

Lorna Al-Ani

COPYWRITER

Lorna is the voice behind the brand, taking the team's ethos and ambitions and finding engaging ways to communicate them to their audience.

However, you won’t find Lorna sitting at a desk the rest of the time. Her love of exploring beautiful trails has taken her on some incredible ultra-running adventures across the UK and Europe.

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Jenelyn Lacson

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Jenelyn Lacson

SENIOR PROECT MANAGER

With superb project management skills, Jenelyn works closely with our clients to ensure their every requirement is perfectly met. Highly dedicated and organised, Jenelyn delivers what’s needed to ensure that all aspects of your project are running smoothly.

During her free time, Jenelyn loves to learn new things, whether through exploring on her travels, reading a variety of books or binge-watching a series or two.

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Wineah González

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Wineah González

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Wineah González is one of our senior project managers. Highly experienced in the industry and dedicated to getting everything just right, she knows what's needed to ensure you receive an exceptional client experience that exceeds your expectations.

Out of work, Wineah enjoys travelling, cooking and reading books, but above all, she loves to spend quality time with her family.

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Filip Stanić

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Filip Stanić

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

As a lifelong learner and operations expert, Filip understands the importance of communication and leverages his 5+ years of experience in the research industry to guide every project towards the finish line by ensuring it’s properly set up for success from the start.

Bringing his positive attitude and creative thinking to every situation he’s in allows Filip to elevate the moods of those around him and establish confidence throughout internal team members as well as highly-valued clients.

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Arianne Suarez

TEAM LEADER

Arianne Suarez

TEAM LEADER

Arianne's commitment to exceptional customer service is second-to-none, and with her expertise behind their projects, clients feel that their work is in safe hands.

When not at home, baking up tasty treats or discovering the latest adventure or crime drama, Arianne loves to spend time at the beach with her friends and family.

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Joewesh Maniago

PROJECT MANAGER

Joewesh Maniago

PROJECT MANAGER

Joewesh’s passion for discovering other cultures and languages gives him a fantastic foundation for his work as a project manager. Always happy to help with any request you may have, Joewesh is committed to delivering the best quality throughout each one of your projects.

Joewesh loves to do his research before he travels, and even if he doesn't know the language, he'll take the time to understand not just the place itself but the different customs and traditions of the region.

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Alelie Esperancilla

PROJECT MANAGER

Alelie Esperancilla

PROJECT MANAGER

Being a multi-tasked and detail-oriented person, Alelie values her quality of work and always giving her best shot. Passionate about determining clients’ needs, learning what they are looking to achieve both short and long-term, and ensuring that projects are delivered in a timely manner.

Alelie is always on the go, having a work-balance life. She enjoys discovering new places and visiting local coffee shops around the area. You can also see her at the beach, sipping a glass of her drink. Alelie loves surfing, by the way!

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Lucas Jakubczyk

PROJECT MANAGER

Lucas Jakubczyk

PROJECT MANAGER

Lucas is self-driven and motivated and fully aware of diversity and multicultural differences professional with 3 years of experience in a Localization industry. Currently working as Project Manager and freelance Polish Translator. Skilled at multi-tasking, providing customer-service and being flexible with a keen eye for detail. Constantly eager to learn new things with ability to use his own initiative.

Out of work Lucas loves travelling, reading and staying active in various forms such as running or cycling.

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Beatriz Lacerda

PROJECT MANAGER

Beatriz Lacerda

PROJECT MANAGER

Beatriz is a highly dedicated and organised Project Manager who always gives her best to our clients' projects and is happy to support her colleagues wherever needed. Having had a passion for languages from a young age and graduating with a degree in Translation and Interpreting, Beatriz brings immense knowledge and skill to the team.

Outside of work, Beatriz's love of languages and exploring different cultures continues with her passion for travel. She also enjoys reading, exercising at the gym, decorating her house and spending time with her family and dog.

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Giorgia Carmagnani

PROJECT MANAGER

Giorgia Carmagnani

PROJECT MANAGER

Georgia Carmagnani excels in our team with her joyful, learning-centric approach, bringing nearly three years of rich experience in the translation industry. Her knack for embracing challenges ensures dynamic and effective project management.

Outside work, Georgia enjoys traveling, hiking, and pilates, and is currently exploring new hobbies like crochet and learning Spanish. Her passion for photography, especially capturing sunsets, reflects her creative spirit.

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Jaja Namia

Operations Quoting Coordinator

Jaja Namia

OPERATIONS QUOTING COORDINATOR

Adding efficiency to our quoting process, Jaja is diligent in providing all the pricing and scheduling information you need to plan your project with us. She also supports MTHub administration and client area queries to ensure your project management experience is seamless.

She loves to spend time with her family and friends on days off, cooking delicious food and exploring new places together.

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Blanche Albos

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Blanche Albos

PROJECT COORDINATOR

With a background in IT, communications and desktop publishing, Blanche brings valuable skills to the team in her role as project coordinator. Supporting the project management team, she ensures our clients’ files have a first-class finish and exceed their expectations.

Blanche loves art, and outside of work, she enjoys digital and watercolour painting and sketching. She also enjoys listening to different genres of music, playing online games, cooking and baking.

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Angela Bolivar

PROJECT COORDINATOR

ANGELA BOLIVAR

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Loving languages and linguistics from a young age and with a bachelor’s degree in Modern Language and Business Studies, 23-year-old Angela is perfectly positioned to support our project management team in her role as project coordinator.

In her spare time, Angela loves to dance. She practised Flamenco, ballet and modern dance for three years but now sticks to dancing around her house or when she goes out with friends.

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Maurin Astrero

ACCOUNTANT

Maurin Astrero

ACCOUNTANT

With Maurin's exceptional organisational skills and diligent work ethic, we are assured that every box is checked and every transaction completed with accuracy.

As a self-confessed 'Plantita' (or plant lover), Maurin gives the same care and attention to her growing collection of coleus plants while also using her spare time to become fluent in Korean and its writing system Hangul.

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Michelle Benjamin

ACCOUNTANT

Michelle Benjamin

ACCOUNTANT

Michelle's expertise in finance and strategy and dedicated approach are invaluable in supporting Mission Translate achieve its goals.

At home, she loves spending time with her family, especially her baby, Mikhaila. With an adventurous spirit, Michelle also enjoys discovering new places while out hiking, training for marathons or going diving in Anilao.

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Alva Galeon

RESOURCING SPECIALIST

Alva Galeon

RESOURCING SPECAILIST

With a strong background in global recruitment, specialising in linguistics and translation, Alva brings unique skills to our team. She's passionate about connecting talented linguists with the right opportunities in the language industry and is dedicated to delivering high-quality and timely results to our clients and partners. Meanwhile, her friendly and collaborative approach helps ensure smooth teamwork and efficient task completion.

Outside of work, Alva enjoys exploring the outdoors and city life. As a foodie and coffee lover, she loves discovering new cafés and restaurants. Further afield, a favourite travel spot for Alva is Cebu in the Philippines, thanks to its stunning beaches and fascinating culture. When relaxing at home, Alva enjoys anime and Korean dramas and spending quality time with her cat.

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Chloe Lawrence

RESOURCING SPECIALIST

Chloe Lawrence

RESOURCING SPECAILIST

Ready to take on any challenge, Chloe's impressive levels of commitment alongside her solution-oriented approach are fundamental to her role in building a strong, reliable team of linguists and researchers for our clients' requests and providing valuable support to the project management team.

Chloe also rises to the challenge with her volunteer boxing coaching, then tempers this adrenaline-fuelled sport with her quiet passion for culinary experimentation.

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April Carrigan

PA to the board

April Carrigan

PA to the board

April provides excellent support to Mission Translate’s executive board. With her exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail, schedules, correspondence and logistics are managed flawlessly, leaving our team members to focus on the business-critical tasks of the day.

April is from the Philippines and moved to the UK permanently two years ago. Away from work, she loves watching Disney movies or reading books with her daughter, or meeting friends for shopping or coffee. She enjoys holidays too, especially by the sea, but misses the warmth of the Philippines water.

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