• Welcome to Elia

The people

Elia's Management

Elia Board of Directors

Elia is the European not-for-profit trade association of language service companies with a mission to accelerate our members’ business success.


At Elia we are committed to the mission of accelerating our members’ business success and providing wider benefits to the language industry as a whole. We do this through a dedicated team and a passionate group of Elia Board members. Every year we hold elections for the board, who bring a wealth of expertise with them.

The generous contribution of the Elia Board enables the development of the association and the continuation of the Elia mission.

Diego Cresceri

President

Creatice Words
Italy
Office Term: 2021-2023

Alina Birsan

Vice President

AB Language Solutions
Romania
Office Term: 2021-2023

Richard Brooks

Treasurer

K International
United Kingdom
Office Term: 2021-2023

Indrė Lelevičienė

Director

BV Translations
Lithuania
Office Term: 2021-2023

Lucia Tiago-Stankovic

Director

LinguaeMundi
Portugal
Office Term: 2021-2023

Geert Vanderhaeghe

Director

Lexitech
Belgium
Office Term: 2021-2023

Manuele Vecchi

Director

Yellow Hub TDR
Italy
Office Term: 2021-2023

Advisory Council


Gordana Antonijevic

Independent Language Industry Expert


Slovenia

Françoise Bajon

Co-founder

Version Internationale
France

Arancha Caballero

Founder and Managing Director

Nuadda
Spain

Roberto Ganzerli

Independent Language Industry Expert


Italy

Spyros Konidaris

CFO

Commit Global
Greece

Clio Schils

Global Director of Life Sciences

CQ fluency
Netherlands

Christian Schwendy

Director

Gemino
Germany

Non-voting advisors to the Board

Elia Past Presidents


Françoise Bajon

Renato Beninatto

Roberto Ganzerli

Clio Schils

Who keeps Elia going

Elia's Team


Dimitra Garantzioti

Event Manager

Naz Latif

Marketing Manager

Martyna Sikorska

Admin Assistant

John Terninko

Managing Director