This is us. This is Acolad.

We enable communication
in any language.

Our Mission

For decades, we have made it our mission to address all our customers' content-related needs, helping them expand to international markets, increase revenue opportunities, and accelerate time to market through cutting-edge content solutions and technology.

Our Values


Driven by curiosity and ambition, we cultivate a proactive, agile mindset that anticipates trends  and fuels innovation.


We're committed to transparency, collaboration, and inclusivity, always embracing continuous learning and diverse perspectives.


Our actions align with our words, ensuring trust, accountability, and sustainability in every connection we create.

Our History

A story dedicated to progress, diversity, innovation, and commitment to excellence.

Founded in 1995, Acolad quickly became France's largest translation company. Starting in 2013, we expanded across Europe, becoming the #1 European Leader. In a short time, our global footprint extended to North America and APAC, positioning us among the top 10 leaders worldwide in language and content services. The year 2020 marked an exciting new chapter as we proudly embraced the name Acolad, perfectly reflecting our spirit of partnership. 

Today, Acolad group – represented by the brands Acolad, TextMaster and Ubiqus – merges its diverse expertise in technology, language and industry verticals into a unique portfolio of content and language solutions. 


in Europe 

Top 10


Our Commitment to a Better Future

At Acolad sustainability is more than a concept, it's an action plan for making a real difference. Explore our journey towards a sustainable future.

Our Sub-brands

Each sub-brand in our portfolio is committed to delivering excellence and tailored solutions within its area of expertise. Get to know the other brands that are also a part of our group.


TextMaster is Acolad's online translation platform, specifically designed for eCommerce and digital content. 


Ubiqus became part of Acolad group in 2022, keeping its brand as a leader in transcription services in France.

Meet Our Leadership Team

To lead the charge in an industry revolutionized by artificial intelligence. 

Bertrand Gstalder
Chief Executive Officer

Gráinne Maycock
Chief Revenue Officer

Frédéric Queudret
Chief AI & Technology Officer

Nicolas Coucke
Chief Transformation Officer

Guillaume Pautonnier
Chief Financial Officer

Sylvie Versteylen
EVP Europe

Arnaud Daix
EVP NA, UK and Life Sciences

Clarisse Porchet
Chief People & Culture Officer

Benedicte Razafi
Chief of Staff

Mathieu Kalia
Chief Information Officer


Quality Standards

ISO 9001:2015 | Quality Management System

ISO 17100:2015 | Translation Services standard

ISO 13485:2016 | Medical Devices - Quality Management Systems

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 | Information Security Management Systems

ISO 18587:2017 | Machine Translation (MT) Post-Editing Services

ISO 18841:2018 | Interpreting services

Other certifications | CSR ; GxP

Get to Know Us Even Better

Our Solutions

We pair our teams' expertise with the latest technologies to offer a forward-looking solution portfolio to our clients across the globe. 

Our Industries

With cross-industry expertise, we deliver the best strategies to meet business goals while staying in sync with industry-specificities and regulations.

Our AI & Tech

We're revolutionizing the way languages and content are managed, with cutting-edge AI and technology.

Our Partners

Together, we're setting new standards in language services, enriching customer experiences, and expanding our reach to serve you better.

Our Opportunities

Join our exciting journey of growth and innovation. Whether you're passionate about languages, tech, or content strategy, there's a place for you in our global team.

Our Community

At the heart of Acolad lies our vibrant freelance community, a melting pot of cultures, languages, and ideas. 

Ready to connect effortlessly across languages?