OUR TEAM

The language experts at ASI

The in-house team in Vienna is the very heart of ASI: We speak some 20 languages, liaise closely with our partners and ensure top quality.

David Faffelberger

Managing Director

David Faffelberg, Managing Director ASI

Having received vocational training in the banking industry and subsequently read languages at Vienna University, David Faffelberger worked as a legal translator in one of Austria’s largest law firms. From October 2010 until February 2020, he held the post of Deputy Managing Director at ASI, becoming its sole Managing Director in March 2020.

Irena Sacher

Deputy Managing Director (on parental leave)

Irena Sac

Irena Sacher obtained a degree in translation (DE, BS/HR/SR, EN) in Vienna and worked as both a freelance translator and an in-house translator and project manager in corporate environments. From October 2012 to September 2020, she supported the ASI team as a project manager and became Deputy Managing Director in October 2020. She is currently on maternity leave.

Eglė Kadlíček

Head of Project Management (on parental leave)

Eglė Kadlíček, Head of Project Management

Eglė Kadlíček has been a member of the ASI team since June 2015, working as a project manager. Prior to this, in addition to volunteering, she worked for the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Vienna and for the European Commission in Luxembourg. She has a BA in Political Science and an MA in Translation and Interpreting (LT, DE, EN) from the University of Vilnius in Lithuania. Since January 2022, Ms. Kadlicek has assumed responsibility for leading our project management team.

Mischa Mikolasek

Sales Manager

Mischa Mikolasek, Sales Manager

Mischa Mikolasek attended the Lycée Français in Vienna, completed a vocational training programme for international management assistants at the EMA and then worked for several years in the international branded goods industry. After spending extended periods abroad, she studied translation (DE, FR, IT) at the University of Vienna. She joined our team in June 2011 as a project manager for the key account business. Since February 2022, Ms Mikolasek has been supporting us as Sales Manager.

Julia Ye

Financial Assistant

Julia Ye ASI t'works

Julia Ye is studying International Business Management at Vienna University of Economics and Business. Since October 2021, she has been assisting us with accounting and management control.

Martina Schatke

Übersetzerin / Key-Account-Managerin

Martina Schatke, Übersetzeriin, Key Account Managerin

Martina Schatke studied translation (DE, EN, ES) in Graz, after which she worked for the Federal Chancellery. She has worked for ASI since 1986 as a key account manager and technical translator.

Dietmar Pirklbauer

Übersetzer, Key-Account-Manager

Dietmar Pirklbauer Übersetzer, Key-Account-Manager

Dietmar Pirklbauer is a certified translator (DE, EN) and worked as an IT specialist at the University of Graz for many years. He has worked as a key account manager and technical translator for ASI since 1986.

Inna Brambor

Senior Project and QA Manager

Inna Brambor Senior Project and QA Manager

Inna Brambor has worked as a project manager at ASI since December 2012. Prior to this, she built up experience as a language teacher and translator over several years. She obtained a degree in German and English studies in Ukraine, studied Romance languages (FR, ES) in Austria and rounded off her education by completing a PhD in Romance Media Studies. Mrs. Brambor will be on maternity leave as of the end of August 2021.

Ewelina Entian

Senior Project and QA Manager

Ewelina Entian Senior Project and QA Manager

Ewelina Entian joined ASI as a project manager in 2015. Before that, she worked as a language trainer, freelance translator and interpreter. She studied applied linguistics in Poland and interpreting (PL, DE, EN) at the Centre for Translation Studies in Vienna. Currently, Ms Entian is on maternity leave.

Ilaria
Butterini

Project and QA Manager

Ilaria Butterini Project and QA Manager

Ilaria Butterini studied translation (IT, DE, FR, EN) in Trieste and Vienna and has been with ASI since 2017 as a project manager.

Alexandra
Horvathova

Project and QA Manager

Alexandra Horvathova Project and QA Manager

Alexandra Horváthová has a Slovak-Hungarian cultural background. She has a degree in interpreting (HU, DE, EN) from the Centre for Translation Studies in Vienna. During her studies she worked as a language trainer for German and English and also gained experience as a translator and interpreter. She joined the ASI team in 2018 to work as a project and QA manager.

Karolína
Derčalíková

Project and QA Managerin

Karolína Derčalíková Project and QA Managerin

Karolína Derčalíková has an MA in Translation with a specialization in Conference Interpreting (CS, DE, EN) from the Centre for Translation Studies in Vienna. She gained several years of experience as a freelance translator, editor and language trainer. She has been supporting the ASI team as a project and QA manager since October 2020.

Aleksandra Zaitceva

Project and QA Manager

Aleksandra Zaitceva

Aleksandra Zaitceva has both Russian and Ukrainian roots. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Philology and Translation (EN, DE) in Kharkiv, Ukraine, and then started her master’s studies at the University of Vienna majoring in Specialised Translation and Language Industry (RU, DE, EN). During her studies, she managed to gain experience in various functions and fields: as a volunteer, freelance translator and revisor, trainee project manager and as a multilingual secretary at the Austrian office of a global business law firm. Aleksandra Zaitceva joined ASI as a project and QA manager in October 2020.

Bettina Marschler

Project Manager

Bettina Marschler, Project Manager

Bettina Marschler has been supporting the ASI team in project management since April 2022. She previously completed her Master’s degree in Translation at the Centre for Translation Studies, specialising in conference interpreting (DE, EN, ES), and gained experience as a foreign language correspondent and freelance live subtitler.