About us Our team Staff ALEXEI STEPHENSON, TRANSLATOR ALEXEI STEPHENSON Alexei Stephenson helped Gift of Life as a translator and proofreader since 2012. At first, he worked as the charity’s website coordinator and then as a freelance translator. Alexei’s bilingualism comes from his family. He was born in Russia and moved to England at the age of eight. Alexei has MSc Japanese Studies degree. His interests include reading, creative writing, and such geeky hobbies as board games, video games, and anime, which he even translated in the past.