Meet Patrick Mather

Patrick Mather – Co-Founder

Meet the brains behind the operation: Patrick is the first founding member of Tutors and Futures. He originally studied French, Spanish and Portuguese before attaining a 2:1 BA (Hons) in Drama & Screen Studies from the University of Manchester. He conceived our ethos whilst searching for satisfying and financially rewarding tutoring work to fund his studies and writing career.

Base: Manchester

Meet Paul Mather

Paul Mather MA (Oxon) – Co-Founder

Paul is an Army officer turned entrepreneur and novelist. Before attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst he tutored A-Level languages students and throughout his military career he trained, coached and mentored soldiers and officers from a variety of backgrounds. Paul has a 2:1 BA (Hons) in French & Russian from the University of Oxford with a Distinction in colloquial French. Paul also designed this website.

Base: London (Chelsea)

Meet Umar Mahmood

Umar Mahmood – Head of Development

In addition to a 2:1 BA (Hons) in French with Business & Management from the University of Manchester, Umar has a wide range of practical skills obtained from working in various private and public sector roles. He has also spent time studying and working in France and has a great passion for teaching.

Base: London (North)

Meet Ollie Phelan

Oliver Phelan – Head of Social Media

Meet Oliver! He is the youngest of our team and the only current student, reading for a BA (Hons) in French & Spanish at University College London. He gets his kicks from metrical analysis and social media marketing.

Base: London / Manchester / Barcelona

Meet Tom Vjestica

Tom Vjestica – Languages Consultant

As well as a 2:1 BA (Hons) in French & Spanish from Durham University, Tom has a TEFL qualification. He has experience of living and working in France, Italy and Spain and he currently resides in Mallorca, where he works for a major international travel company.

Base: Mallorca