Who are we?

Toptranslation is a high-performance, fast growing translation agency for medium-sized and large business clients. The high quality standards of our translations are based on the interaction of academically qualified translators with professionally-experienced experts.

Our goal is to reform the translation industry. In order to implement this goal, Toptranslation has built up one of the best specialist translator databases in the world. We use the Internet to network our head office in Hamburg with almost 3000 native-speaker specialist translators and industry experts worldwide.

In 50 seconds

Our vision, our services - in 50 seconds.


Houman Gieleky

Founder & CEO
Houman Gieleky was born in Iran, grew up in Moscow and studied in Germany. The business informatics graduate founded Toptranslation in 2009. Before this, he held leading positions in the areas of sales and marketing at renowned companies such as Vodafone, O2 and AOL for ten years. Houman speaks five languages, he has extensive knowledge of cultural differences, and has a good intuition for the best way to produce translations.

Alessa Anna Hartz

Alessa Anna Hartz founded and built up her first company, with more than 30 staff, while she was still at university studying communication management. After this, she supported Deutsche Telecom in London, working for their international communication department. Before Alessa joined Toptranslation, she was the senior business model analyst for Hanse Ventures, a start-up incubator. Alessa has Spanish roots, and speaks in addition to German, English and French, also “un po’ di italiano”.

The Team

Marta Alonso Perez

Account Manager

Carmen Facca

Key Account Manager

Houman Gieleky

Founder and CEO

Paulina Gozdzicka Kernchen

Quality Manager

Waldemar Gribele

Senior Developer

Alessa Anna Hartz

Chief Operating Officer

Milena Junker

Key Account Manager

Serhat Kaya

Sales Manager

Denys Korolov

Account Manager

Iryna Makar


Mehdi Moghaddam


Niklas Pohl


Stefan Rohde

Chief Technical Officer