Greene’s Staff & Tutors

Staff

Christopher Upton

Executive Chairman

As Executive Chairman of Greene’s, Christopher has responsibility for the College’s strategic partnerships.

Christopher is a graduate of University College, Oxford. He gained an M.A. in Agriculture and Forest Sciences and an M.Sc. from Reading University in Agricultural Economics. His passion for education and the environment has taken him throughout the world, working extensively for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on rainforest protection in the Congo basin. His publication, The Forest Certification Handbook (Earthscan, 1995) has become the standard text for forest managers wishing to implement a sustainable forest management system. Christopher is also an authority on ‘the Southern Beech’ (Nothafagus sp.) on which he has published papers for the University of Aberdeen and has recently worked as a consultant to a local company researching effective pollination alternatives to the honey bee.

Christopher Upton

Executive Chairman

As Executive Chairman of Greene’s, Christopher has responsibility for the College’s strategic partnerships.

Christopher is a graduate of University College, Oxford. He gained an M.A. in Agriculture and Forest Sciences and an M.Sc. from Reading University in Agricultural Economics. His passion for education and the environment has taken him throughout the world, working extensively for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on rainforest protection in the Congo basin. His publication, The Forest Certification Handbook (Earthscan, 1995) has become the standard text for forest managers wishing to implement a sustainable forest management system. Christopher is also an authority on ‘the Southern Beech’ (Nothafagus sp.) on which he has published papers for the University of Aberdeen and has recently worked as a consultant to a local company researching effective pollination alternatives to the honey bee.


Alex Gray

Master & Chief Executive

Alex is the Master & Chief Executive of Greene’s and has ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the College’s activities and educational provision.

Alex read for a Masters in Mathematics at Magdalen College, the University of Oxford (where he was a scholar) before going on to undertake research in Mathematical Physics, specialising, in particular, in the geometry of space-times that locally resemble doughnuts (known mathematically as tori). He has taught and tutored extensively at sixth form, undergraduate and Masters level. A passionate believer in the unique advantages of the Oxford tutorial method, he still tutors for the College whenever his schedule permits.

Alex’s educational research interests lie in the effective use of new and emerging technologies to support and enhance the learning process and he directs the development of Greene’s cutting edge, cloud-based student online learning resource, Greene’s Online. In his spare time Alex enjoys croquet, British polyphonic music of the early renaissance and hiking in the Alps.

Alex Gray

Master & Chief Executive

Alex is the Master & Chief Executive of Greene’s and has ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the College’s activities and educational provision.

Alex read for a Masters in Mathematics at Magdalen College, the University of Oxford (where he was a scholar) before going on to undertake research in Mathematical Physics, specialising, in particular, in the geometry of space-times that locally resemble doughnuts (known mathematically as tori). He has taught and tutored extensively at sixth form, undergraduate and Masters level. A passionate believer in the unique advantages of the Oxford tutorial method, he still tutors for the College whenever his schedule permits.

Alex’s educational research interests lie in the effective use of new and emerging technologies to support and enhance the learning process and he directs the development of Greene’s cutting edge, cloud-based student online learning resource, Greene’s Online. In his spare time Alex enjoys croquet, British polyphonic music of the early renaissance and hiking in the Alps.


Matthew Uffindell

Senior Tutor

Matthew is the College's Senior Tutor. He has an M.A. in English Literature and Language and received a major exhibition and an English prize from University College, Oxford where he studied. Since leaving he has had wide experience in teaching and organising academic courses for students up to and including university level. He has taught a wide variety of subjects including the History of Language and Literature from Chaucer to the 20th century. However his specialist topics are the English Romantics and Charles Dickens. He has also provided English language tuition and advice for businesses on the use of English.

Matthew was a Company Director and a Director of Studies of d’Overbroeck’s College in Oxford for a number of years and has lectured on English Literature at American universities. He has been an Assistant Lecturer at the Open University and continues to tutor when possible.

Matthew Uffindell

Senior Tutor

Matthew is the College's Senior Tutor. He has an M.A. in English Literature and Language and received a major exhibition and an English prize from University College, Oxford where he studied. Since leaving he has had wide experience in teaching and organising academic courses for students up to and including university level. He has taught a wide variety of subjects including the History of Language and Literature from Chaucer to the 20th century. However his specialist topics are the English Romantics and Charles Dickens. He has also provided English language tuition and advice for businesses on the use of English.

Matthew was a Company Director and a Director of Studies of d’Overbroeck’s College in Oxford for a number of years and has lectured on English Literature at American universities. He has been an Assistant Lecturer at the Open University and continues to tutor when possible.


Miguel Gama

Executive Director

Miguel is the Executive Director of Greene’s Tutorial College, Estoril. He is responsible for operational, financial and human resources as well as the commercial and business development of Greene's in Portugal.

He has a strong career over many years in the education field and developed several educational projects for the biggest international educational company in the world focusing on operations, marketing and sales development.He holds a degree in Architecture from Faculdade de Arquitectura de Lisboa.

Miguel was born and raised in Cascais and is currently living with his wife and three children in Estoril.

Miguel Gama

Executive Director

Miguel is the Executive Director of Greene’s Tutorial College, Estoril. He is responsible for operational, financial and human resources as well as the commercial and business development of Greene's in Portugal.

He has a strong career over many years in the education field and developed several educational projects for the biggest international educational company in the world focusing on operations, marketing and sales development.He holds a degree in Architecture from Faculdade de Arquitectura de Lisboa.

Miguel was born and raised in Cascais and is currently living with his wife and three children in Estoril.


Grant Connor

Master in College & Academic Director

Grant is the Academic Director of the College. He has overall responsibility for all aspects of our students’ experience at Greene’s.

He is a graduate of Magdalen College, the University of Oxford, where he studied Philosophy and Modern Languages (French). Grant’s academic interests are varied, but he specialises in the literature and thought of the early modern and modern periods, with especial focus on the development in French literary form (cultivated, in part, over his time at l’Université de Paris-Sorbonne). As a linguist he naturally has a strong interest in translation theory, linguistics and stylistics in a formal academic setting. An accomplished philosopher, Grant took his M.Phil. also from the University of Oxford specialising in pre- and post-structuralist French literary theory and criticism, during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Grant Connor

Master in College & Academic Director

Grant is the Academic Director of the College. He has overall responsibility for all aspects of our students’ experience at Greene’s.

He is a graduate of Magdalen College, the University of Oxford, where he studied Philosophy and Modern Languages (French). Grant’s academic interests are varied, but he specialises in the literature and thought of the early modern and modern periods, with especial focus on the development in French literary form (cultivated, in part, over his time at l’Université de Paris-Sorbonne). As a linguist he naturally has a strong interest in translation theory, linguistics and stylistics in a formal academic setting. An accomplished philosopher, Grant took his M.Phil. also from the University of Oxford specialising in pre- and post-structuralist French literary theory and criticism, during the 19th and 20th centuries.


Francisco Saraiva

College Principal

Francisco joined Greene’s Tutorial College, in Estoril in 2020, as College Principal, has day-to-day responsibility for the students, helping them organising their academic programmes at Greene’s, so they can fully benefit from the tutorial method and manage applications for university entrance.

He had a successful career working as a Principal in several international schools worldwide, and over 20 years of teaching experience in Corporate Management and as a College Teacher at postgraduate levels. He was also responsible for a project of Distance Learning in Europe and Morocco.

Francisco has a Master’s Degree in Engineering and several courses in Education like Launching Innovation in Schools at MITx, Design Thinking for Leading and Learning at MITx and Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications - Programme Leader.

He's married with six sons, passionate about rugby and wildlife photography.

Francisco Saraiva

College Principal

Francisco joined Greene’s Tutorial College, in Estoril in 2020, as College Principal, has day-to-day responsibility for the students, helping them organising their academic programmes at Greene’s, so they can fully benefit from the tutorial method and manage applications for university entrance.

He had a successful career working as a Principal in several international schools worldwide, and over 20 years of teaching experience in Corporate Management and as a College Teacher at postgraduate levels. He was also responsible for a project of Distance Learning in Europe and Morocco.

Francisco has a Master’s Degree in Engineering and several courses in Education like Launching Innovation in Schools at MITx, Design Thinking for Leading and Learning at MITx and Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications - Programme Leader.

He's married with six sons, passionate about rugby and wildlife photography.


Becky Simpson

Director of Studies

Becky Simpson is the College's Director of Studies. Hugely experienced working within a close college community both on the pastoral side and in a number of varied and effective teaching and leadership roles, Becky brings to Greene’s the valued knowledge of an educator skilled in a broad range of effective teaching methodologies.

Becky received an M.A. from the University of Oxford (Lady Margaret Hall) in English Language and Literature. At University, her particular academic interest was in Post-1920 American Literature: Fitzgerald, Williams, Miller, Salinger, The Beats. In addition to this, she has pursued an interest in Modern Art History (Impressionists to Pop Art) – having completed a course with the University of Oxford’s Department of Continuing Education in Western Architecture of the Modern Era (specialising in Gaudi’s Casa Mila and Mies avn de Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion).

Having left university, Becky was appointed as English teacher at Bryanston School, Dorset, and as a Personal Tutor, responsible for the welfare of a number of pupils at the school. She later became a Housemistress at the school, overseeing the welfare of 60-70 girls in a boarding house with careful monitoring of their social, academic and emotional wellbeing. This role required close communication with parents, guardians and colleagues, and managing a team of colleagues allocated to pastoral care in the boarding house. In 2011 she then became Head of English, managing eight teachers of English, and creating a development strategy for the improvement of results, supervising the creation of schemes of ork and the production and dissemination of resources.

Becky is a dedicated tutor, highly qualified in English language and literature at GCSE level and A level. Because of her considerable experience in schools, and her enthusiasm about the specific targeting of strengths and weaknesses through one-to-one tutoring, she is uniquely positioned to help students make the transition between classroom learning and the tutorial method of education at Greene’s.

Becky Simpson

Director of Studies

Becky Simpson is the College's Director of Studies. Hugely experienced working within a close college community both on the pastoral side and in a number of varied and effective teaching and leadership roles, Becky brings to Greene’s the valued knowledge of an educator skilled in a broad range of effective teaching methodologies.

Becky received an M.A. from the University of Oxford (Lady Margaret Hall) in English Language and Literature. At University, her particular academic interest was in Post-1920 American Literature: Fitzgerald, Williams, Miller, Salinger, The Beats. In addition to this, she has pursued an interest in Modern Art History (Impressionists to Pop Art) – having completed a course with the University of Oxford’s Department of Continuing Education in Western Architecture of the Modern Era (specialising in Gaudi’s Casa Mila and Mies avn de Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion).

Having left university, Becky was appointed as English teacher at Bryanston School, Dorset, and as a Personal Tutor, responsible for the welfare of a number of pupils at the school. She later became a Housemistress at the school, overseeing the welfare of 60-70 girls in a boarding house with careful monitoring of their social, academic and emotional wellbeing. This role required close communication with parents, guardians and colleagues, and managing a team of colleagues allocated to pastoral care in the boarding house. In 2011 she then became Head of English, managing eight teachers of English, and creating a development strategy for the improvement of results, supervising the creation of schemes of ork and the production and dissemination of resources.

Becky is a dedicated tutor, highly qualified in English language and literature at GCSE level and A level. Because of her considerable experience in schools, and her enthusiasm about the specific targeting of strengths and weaknesses through one-to-one tutoring, she is uniquely positioned to help students make the transition between classroom learning and the tutorial method of education at Greene’s.


Guy Nobes

Head of Guidance

Guy is the College's Head of Guidance, helping students find the best possible courses and universities, and assisting them as they put together the strongest application possible. Guy studied Classics, and subsequently English Literature and Language, at the University of Oxford. After graduation, he became an English teacher and a department Head of English, teaching at schools in the U.K. and internationally. After a career teaching English in a number of prestigious independent schools, he was appointed Head of the Guidance Department at one of the U.K.’s leading independent schools, Marlborough College, in Wiltshire.

In the course of his professional life, Guy has written extensively on careers and university advice, and is author of 60 Successful Personal Statements (now in its second edition) and The Personal Statement Planner, used by over 15,000 students annually. In addition, he is the editor of The Careers Directory and The Personal Development Guide, and also the on-line Degree Course Descriptions, each used by over 50,000 pupils, parents and professionals during every university application cycle. He is a member of various advisory boards, including UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service), an independent charity providing information, advice, and admissions services to some 700,000 university and college applicants every year.

Guy Nobes

Head of Guidance

Guy is the College's Head of Guidance, helping students find the best possible courses and universities, and assisting them as they put together the strongest application possible. Guy studied Classics, and subsequently English Literature and Language, at the University of Oxford. After graduation, he became an English teacher and a department Head of English, teaching at schools in the U.K. and internationally. After a career teaching English in a number of prestigious independent schools, he was appointed Head of the Guidance Department at one of the U.K.’s leading independent schools, Marlborough College, in Wiltshire.

In the course of his professional life, Guy has written extensively on careers and university advice, and is author of 60 Successful Personal Statements (now in its second edition) and The Personal Statement Planner, used by over 15,000 students annually. In addition, he is the editor of The Careers Directory and The Personal Development Guide, and also the on-line Degree Course Descriptions, each used by over 50,000 pupils, parents and professionals during every university application cycle. He is a member of various advisory boards, including UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service), an independent charity providing information, advice, and admissions services to some 700,000 university and college applicants every year.


Lamine Djellali

Head of Mathematics

Lamine is Head of Mathematics at Greene’s.Having studied and worked in many different countries, Lamine has a wide international education and experience. He holds a BSc qualification in Computer Science from Oxford Brookes and has been teaching Mathematics in the UK and at a range of levels for over 15 years. His particular area of interest is Decision Mathematics and logical mathematical frameworks.

Lamine is a strong believer in a well structured academic programme for each of his students and takes a very careful, caring and systematic approach. He likes a “hands-on” approach to learning Mathematics and this is reflected in his tutoring at Greene’s. Lamine also runs Mathematics workshops and revision classes to help students at Greene’s consolidate their learning through practice.

Lamine Djellali

Head of Mathematics

Lamine is Head of Mathematics at Greene’s.Having studied and worked in many different countries, Lamine has a wide international education and experience. He holds a BSc qualification in Computer Science from Oxford Brookes and has been teaching Mathematics in the UK and at a range of levels for over 15 years. His particular area of interest is Decision Mathematics and logical mathematical frameworks.

Lamine is a strong believer in a well structured academic programme for each of his students and takes a very careful, caring and systematic approach. He likes a “hands-on” approach to learning Mathematics and this is reflected in his tutoring at Greene’s. Lamine also runs Mathematics workshops and revision classes to help students at Greene’s consolidate their learning through practice.


a few of our tutors

Angus McFazdean

M.A. (Glasgow), M.Sc. (Edinburgh), D.Phil. (Oxon.), CETL

Angus lectures in English Literature at the University of Oxford, U.K., and has been working for Greene’s since 2011.

Angus was awarded his D.Phil. from the University of Oxford for his doctoral research on James Joyce, and he has numerous publications to his name, covering a wide spectrum of English Literature. He has also written on comparative literature specialising in the works of Marcel Proust. Angus achieved 1st class honours for his undergraduate degree from the University of Glasgow, U.K.; and a Distinction for his postgraduate master’s degree from the University of Edinburgh, U.K. Angus has also completed a certificate in teacher training from the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).

Angus McFazdean

M.A. (Glasgow), M.Sc. (Edinburgh), D.Phil. (Oxon.), CETL

Angus lectures in English Literature at the University of Oxford, U.K., and has been working for Greene’s since 2011.

Angus was awarded his D.Phil. from the University of Oxford for his doctoral research on James Joyce, and he has numerous publications to his name, covering a wide spectrum of English Literature. He has also written on comparative literature specialising in the works of Marcel Proust. Angus achieved 1st class honours for his undergraduate degree from the University of Glasgow, U.K.; and a Distinction for his postgraduate master’s degree from the University of Edinburgh, U.K. Angus has also completed a certificate in teacher training from the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).


Alex Mitlehner

Ph.D. (London), M.Sc. (London), B.A. (London), PGCE

Alex began his academic career began when he gained a B.Sc. from the City of London Polytechnic in Geography in 1989. From there he went to University College, London to complete a M.Sc. in Micro-palaeontology. Remaining at University College for his doctoral research, he was then awarded his Ph.D. in Geological Sciences.

Alex has published a large number of papers and articles in academic journals. He has also had an impressive career in commercial geology before entering teaching. However, with his passion for communicating his fascination for the Earth, Alex then turned from commerce and research to teaching Geology, and Physical and Human Geography, and has subsequently taught at GCSE and A level at a number of prestigious secondary schools. He has been an examiner at A level for the AQA examination board, and so can effectively identify the strengths and weaknesses of students’ work.

Alex has many years of tutoring experience in Geography, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Geology and Sociology and continues to work as a lecturer for the M.Sc. course in Applied and Exploration Micro-palaeontology at the University of Birmingham.

Alex Mitlehner

Ph.D. (London), M.Sc. (London), B.A. (London), PGCE

Alex began his academic career began when he gained a B.Sc. from the City of London Polytechnic in Geography in 1989. From there he went to University College, London to complete a M.Sc. in Micro-palaeontology. Remaining at University College for his doctoral research, he was then awarded his Ph.D. in Geological Sciences.

Alex has published a large number of papers and articles in academic journals. He has also had an impressive career in commercial geology before entering teaching. However, with his passion for communicating his fascination for the Earth, Alex then turned from commerce and research to teaching Geology, and Physical and Human Geography, and has subsequently taught at GCSE and A level at a number of prestigious secondary schools. He has been an examiner at A level for the AQA examination board, and so can effectively identify the strengths and weaknesses of students’ work.

Alex has many years of tutoring experience in Geography, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Geology and Sociology and continues to work as a lecturer for the M.Sc. course in Applied and Exploration Micro-palaeontology at the University of Birmingham.


Meryl Suissa

B.A. (Lyon, France), M.A. (Oxford Brookes), M.A. (Middlesex)

Meryl holds a B.A. in French and English Literature from the Université Lumières, Lyon II, and an M.A. in Film and Media Studies from Oxford Brookes. Following this, Meryl has taken an M.A. in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling, a master’s degree validated by the University of Middlesex.

Meryl is an experienced and enthusiastic tutor, who has lectured both at university, (in particular being an Associate Lecturer in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University) and has taught a wide range of students of different ages and abilities, from the independent schools’ Common Entrance, GCSE and A level.

Meryl takes great pride in helping her students achieve academically, however she is supportive tutor, having a clear and uncomplicated manner of explaining difficult concepts. Being a qualified counsellor, she also undertakes counselling work with teenagers.

Meryl Suissa

B.A. (Lyon, France), M.A. (Oxford Brookes), M.A. (Middlesex)

Meryl holds a B.A. in French and English Literature from the Université Lumières, Lyon II, and an M.A. in Film and Media Studies from Oxford Brookes. Following this, Meryl has taken an M.A. in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling, a master’s degree validated by the University of Middlesex.

Meryl is an experienced and enthusiastic tutor, who has lectured both at university, (in particular being an Associate Lecturer in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University) and has taught a wide range of students of different ages and abilities, from the independent schools’ Common Entrance, GCSE and A level.

Meryl takes great pride in helping her students achieve academically, however she is supportive tutor, having a clear and uncomplicated manner of explaining difficult concepts. Being a qualified counsellor, she also undertakes counselling work with teenagers.


Sarah Waters

B.A. (Buckingham), M.A. (Buckingham), Ph.D. (Oxford Brookes)

Sarah completed her doctoral research in 2018, at Oxford Brookes University, on early modern melancholia and present day depression in literature. Before gaining her Ph.D. she gained her B.A. from the University of Buckingham in English Literature and French, and then went on to gain her M.A.

Sarah’s lecturing and tutoring experience has been extensive since 2015, and she has taught intensive A level, IGCSE, GCSE, and IB courses across a number of examination boards and a wide variety of texts. Predominantly, her experience has been in individual tuition and she recognises the value of work that is well-structured and well-expressed, as well as informed and accurate. She believes that one of the most important qualities of a tutor is the ability to listen carefully, and to identify the unspoken and less obvious gaps in knowledge, which a student reveals. In addition, she believes in carefully challenging the student by prompting him or her to support arguments and critical assumptions.

Sarah Waters

B.A. (Buckingham), M.A. (Buckingham), Ph.D. (Oxford Brookes)

Sarah completed her doctoral research in 2018, at Oxford Brookes University, on early modern melancholia and present day depression in literature. Before gaining her Ph.D. she gained her B.A. from the University of Buckingham in English Literature and French, and then went on to gain her M.A.

Sarah’s lecturing and tutoring experience has been extensive since 2015, and she has taught intensive A level, IGCSE, GCSE, and IB courses across a number of examination boards and a wide variety of texts. Predominantly, her experience has been in individual tuition and she recognises the value of work that is well-structured and well-expressed, as well as informed and accurate. She believes that one of the most important qualities of a tutor is the ability to listen carefully, and to identify the unspoken and less obvious gaps in knowledge, which a student reveals. In addition, she believes in carefully challenging the student by prompting him or her to support arguments and critical assumptions.


Paulo Almeida

M.A. (IST, Lisbon)

Paulo was awarded his Master’s degree in 2004 in Computer Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico, (IST), in Lisbon. His early academic prowess was recognised when still at school when he was placed 6th in the National Olympics for Computer Science.

After a time as a technical consultant in industry, Paulo’s early interest in education became evident as, while at university, his final year project was dedicated to developing a system for an e-learning platform, creating collaborative work applications for future teaching environments. In 2003, he was a member of the government organisation promoting science in schools ‘Engineering and Work in Portugal in the XX Century’ and for which he gave lectures, and guided tours for children, teachers and the public.

Over the years since leaving university Paulo has provided a wide range of teaching as a Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science tutor, tutoring at all levels, in a variety of schools, independent and state. In addition, Paulo has a knowledge of both Portuguese and British syllabi, and is equally comfortable teaching in either English, French or Portuguese languages.

Paulo Almeida

M.A. (IST, Lisbon)

Paulo was awarded his Master’s degree in 2004 in Computer Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico, (IST), in Lisbon. His early academic prowess was recognised when still at school when he was placed 6th in the National Olympics for Computer Science.

After a time as a technical consultant in industry, Paulo’s early interest in education became evident as, while at university, his final year project was dedicated to developing a system for an e-learning platform, creating collaborative work applications for future teaching environments. In 2003, he was a member of the government organisation promoting science in schools ‘Engineering and Work in Portugal in the XX Century’ and for which he gave lectures, and guided tours for children, teachers and the public.

Over the years since leaving university Paulo has provided a wide range of teaching as a Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science tutor, tutoring at all levels, in a variety of schools, independent and state. In addition, Paulo has a knowledge of both Portuguese and British syllabi, and is equally comfortable teaching in either English, French or Portuguese languages.


Mitch Artman

B.A. (Chicago), M.A. (Long Island), LCSW (UCLA)

Mitch obtained a B.A. in Philosophy in 2000, specialising in the German philosopher Nietzsche. He then went on to obtain an M.A. in Education from Long Island University in 2004 where he was trained to teach both highly gifted students as well as those with learning disabilities. Finally, he obtained an MSW (Masters in Social Work) from UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) in 2011 and earning his LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in 2015, qualifying him as a licensed psychotherapist. In 2018 he taught Political History at the University of Oxford.

Mitch’s experience of students ranges from doctoral students at the University of Oxford, to those seeking a qualification in prison, and a wide range of GCSE and A level students. Whatever the student, he always sees the importance of encouragement, persistence and preparation – and the importance of honesty of assessment and progress.

Mitch Artman

B.A. (Chicago), M.A. (Long Island), LCSW (UCLA)

Mitch obtained a B.A. in Philosophy in 2000, specialising in the German philosopher Nietzsche. He then went on to obtain an M.A. in Education from Long Island University in 2004 where he was trained to teach both highly gifted students as well as those with learning disabilities. Finally, he obtained an MSW (Masters in Social Work) from UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) in 2011 and earning his LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in 2015, qualifying him as a licensed psychotherapist. In 2018 he taught Political History at the University of Oxford.

Mitch’s experience of students ranges from doctoral students at the University of Oxford, to those seeking a qualification in prison, and a wide range of GCSE and A level students. Whatever the student, he always sees the importance of encouragement, persistence and preparation – and the importance of honesty of assessment and progress.