Our Team

Dedicated to Your Success

ALE is able to maintain the highest level of quality and service thanks to our dedicated team of professionals. We are passionate about academic scholarship and helping you publish your research. You can read more about us below or even better, pick up the phone or send us an email to introduce yourself and learn how we can help you publish your research.


Avi Staiman
Avi Staiman is the founder and managing director of Academic Language Experts. Prior to founding the company, Avi worked for many years as a translator and editor in the humanities and social sciences. Avi has a Master’s degree from Hebrew University in education, and his passion for leadership and teaching guide the vision of the company. Avi’s mission is to help scholars publish and share their invaluable research in prestigious academic fora around the world.
Avi Kallenbach
Chief Academic Editor
Avi Kallenbach is the chief academic editor of Academic Language Experts. Prior to his position in the company, Avi worked as a freelance academic translator and editor in various fields of Jewish Studies and History. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Jewish History and Jewish Thought from Bar Ilan University (cum laude) and won the 2013 Rector’s Prize. He served in the IDF as a translator and media analyst. He is currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Jewish Thought in Bar Ilan University. He is fluent in Hebrew and English and is familiar with Arabic.
Dr. Adrian Sackson
Managing Editor
Dr. Adrian Sackson is a managing editor at Academic Language Experts. Adrian holds a Ph.D. from New York University, an M.A. from Tel Aviv University, and a B.A. from Monash University. In addition to his work in academic translation and editing, Adrian has taught in several universities and gap-year programs. He has written articles in the fields of philosophy and Judaic studies, and he is the author of Joseph Ibn Kaspi: Portrait of a Hebrew Philosopher in Medieval Provence (Brill, 2017).
Gabrielle Fine
Director of Recruitment & Translator Relations
Gabrielle Fine is the director of recruitment and translator relations at Academic Language Experts. She has an undergraduate degree in Government from the London School of Economics. Prior to working at ALE, Gabrielle worked for many years in the nonprofit sector, as well as in public relations for Finn Partners. Gabrielle’s mission is to ensure that every client is matched with the perfect language expert for their project.
We are a member of the following associations
American Translators Association
Israel Translators Association אגודת המתרגמים בישראל
Mediterranean Editors and Translators