Impact and Quality Team

Jen Fox

25 July 2021

After graduating from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Genetics, Jen emigrated to the UK and spent three years teaching in a secondary school in south London. While there she specialised in programme design for high achieving disadvantaged pupils and completed the Teach First Leadership Development Programme. In 2015 she achieved a ‘Masters in Leadership’ through University College London.

In her spare time she likes attending immersive theatre, partaking in escape rooms games, visiting museums and exploring the world (57 countries and counting!).

Will Hine

21 August 2021

He is originally from Stockport but has lived in Liverpool for quite a few years. Will has studied Ethics & Philosophy at Lancaster University before going on to do teaching work in Japan for a few years. After returning to the UK, he completed an MA in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response at the University of Manchester.


Leo Hernandez

21 August 2021

Since graduating from Bath University, Leo has developed a passion for tackling inequality. He has worked with various international development charities to this aim, including a year managing youth-led development projects in Central America.

Leo has a passion for tackling inequality and has previously worked with various international development organisations. In his spare time he enjoys volunteering, live music, playing and watching sports.

Grace Jenkins

21 August 2021

After graduating from Bristol University, Grace worked in Hong Kong for two years at an education charity. She then completed her teacher training through Teach First, a charity committed to addressing educational inequality.

Grace has worked in primary schools in London and the Netherlands since finishing her PGCE, and she is very happy to have joined the team at Action Tutoring.

CJ Jessup

21 August 2021

CJ studied Chinese and Spanish at the University of Leeds. After graduating, they took part in the Charityworks graduate scheme, working in training and communications.

They later completed a CELTA (Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and gained teaching experience with young people and adults in language schools and charities, both face-to-face and online, before joining Action Tutoring.

Kylie Chan

21 August 2021

Kylie is a former primary school teacher of over 4 years, having done both class based teaching and supply teaching. She is very excited to be joining Action Tutoring’s growing team and contribute to the mission of helping disadvantaged children and young people.

Kylie completed her BA in English Language and English Language Teaching at the University of Greenwich. She then moved on to do her PGCE in Primary Education at Brunel University. She started the first 3 years of her teaching career in West London (living in Ealing Broadway and teaching in Southall). She moved on to teach in a school in Bexleyheath where she did a mixture of both class based teaching and supply teaching.

After seeing first hand the impact Covid-19 had on different schools as a supply teacher, she had a desire to help schools close the education gap for children. Kylie is excited to be working with an inspirational team at Action Tutoring and is passionate about supporting schools through tutoring to help pupils flourish.

Adriana Diaz

13 October 2021

Adriana holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Natural Resource Management and in Global Business. Before moving to the UK, she worked as a mathematics intervention specialist and teacher in Nicaragua. Highly motivated to work for a cause that has a greater impact in the world, Adriana is excited to be part of Action Tutoring.

Mark Mortimer

5 October 2021

Originally from Droitwich Spa (West Midlands), Mark moved to Liverpool in 2012 to study History at Liverpool John Moores University.

After graduating, he moved to Manchester and spent 6 years working in a variety of roles within the Insurance industry. Mark found he was passionate about the development and support of his colleagues in training roles. He hopes to use these skills to support the development of tutors on our online programmes.

Mark’s interests include Japanese History and he is a huge Aston Villa supporter.

Sam Alexander

21 August 2021

Originally from Stalybridge, Tameside, Sam moved to Merseyside and graduated from Liverpool John Moores University in 2016 with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication.

Professionally, Sam has previously worked in various support roles in the IT and tech sectors, along with time as a freelance blogger; writing about the technology sector, personal finance, and live music.