Marketing and Communications Team

Fleur Peel

25 July 2021

Before joining Action Tutoring Fleur worked on the Communications Team at The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), helping to support young people to develop skills through their DofE programmes and improve their life chances. 

Fleur is passionate about youth development and ensuring everyone is given the opportunity to achieve, regardless of their background or circumstances.

Hannah O’Neill

21 August 2021

Born and raised in Merseyside, Hannah holds a degree in Sociology and Criminology from the University of Liverpool. After university Hannah went on to tutor A-Level Sociology whilst studying Neuro-Linguistic Programming and coaching. Passionate about making a difference, Hannah has volunteered for a plethora of charities focussed on supporting education, mentoring young women, the Armed Forces, animals and disability. She firmly stands by the statement “we can all be the difference that makes the difference”.

In July 2021 Hannah was awarded a ‘Rising Star Award’ in the Charity and Not-For-Profit sector through We Are The City, highlighting her personal and professional contribution to the Third Sector.

In her spare time Hannah enjoys exploring North Wales, practicing yoga and listening to the Eagles and Bon Jovi.

Charlie White

21 August 2021

Previously, while working as a government policy adviser, Charlie chaired a voluntary school outreach programme aiming to improve social mobility and diversity in the Civil Service.

Before joining the team full time, Charlie volunteered with Action Tutoring for a year and found it inspiring to see her pupils’ confidence and self-expression improving each week.

Charlie studied Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at university and still loves learning about the stranger parts of medieval history and language.

Kellie Coyle

21 August 2021

Since graduating from the University of Birmingham with a degree in English and American Literature, Kellie spent four years living down under in Australia and New Zealand. She now lives in London and in her spare time enjoys reading, cooking and exploring the culinary delights of the city!

Henry Derben

10 February 2022

Prior to joining Action Tutoring, Henry worked as an external communications consultant for a number of charity organizations in Ghana including UNICEF and United Way, as well as businesses in the extractive sector.

A natural storyteller at heart, Henry has garnered diverse experiences in development communication, multimedia storytelling and public relations. He is ardent about highlighting human interest stories and disadvantaged voices to create change.

Emily Roberts

14 September 2021

She graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in English Literature. She has always been passionate about tackling inequality and has volunteered for organisations working to achieve social change.

Emily believes that young people deserve to have equal access to opportunities, regardless of their socio-economic background. She is excited to be part of an organisation that works to improve the life chances of disadvantaged young people by closing the attainment gap and tackling educational inequality.

Phyllida Jacobs

14 September 2021

She graduated from University College London with a degree in English literature. While at university she volunteered with Action Tutoring as an English tutor and loved seeing the students’ enthusiasm for the subject increase. Since then, she has spent time working in a kindergarten and in children’s publishing.

She is excited to be part of a team working to combat educational inequality and raise young people’s aspirations.

Fiorela Imerai

29 October 2021

Her academic journey and professional experience helped her have a better understanding of how economic and social inequality affects the concerning gap between the attainment of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged pupils. That’s why Fiorela decided to put her digital marketing and communication skills into practice to support vulnerable disadvantaged young people by inspiring new volunteers to get involved so we can close the gap.

Ilina Ghosh

22 July 2021

Ilina grew up in New Jersey and has lived throughout the United States. She studied Communications at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.

Working in service of social justice is Ilina’s passion; her experiences include organizing for immigrant justice in El Paso, Texas, working for the labour movement in Las Vegas, Nevada, and mobilizing climate action in San Francisco, California.

She’s currently based in East London, and is keen on exploring her new home country. In her downtime, Ilina loves seeing live music and poetry, practicing yoga and meditation, and trying new foods.

Zoe Deuchar

20 August 2021

Zoe has worked professionally with young people from various backgrounds for over 5 years, including teaching English as a foreign language in India, coordinating after school clubs, and working to advocate for young people involved with social services. While working at an after-school club, Zoe studied Anthropology and International Development at the University of Sussex, where she learnt about the complexities of inequality.

In her spare time, Zoe studies creative writing, practises her painting and, pre-Covid, loved being involved with the performing arts. She is also doing some advocacy work for young people involved with social services. Zoe has been developing her mindfulness practices and hopes to incorporate that in all areas of her life.

Zoe is so excited to be able to apply everything she has experienced and learnt so far to deliver sustainable and effective support to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds through educational avenues.

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