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.
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)
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)
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
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.