Programme Team

Adam Geach

25 July 2021

Adam has over ten years’ experience working in education. Before joining Action Tutoring, he was Regional Manager for a nationwide private tutoring company. He graduated from Durham University with a degree in Geology in 2007, and then spent a year as sabbatical president of Josephine Butler College where he built up a student volunteering programme with youth groups in Newcastle.

Adam is passionate about reducing the attainment gap for pupils facing socio-economic disadvantage by supporting young people across the country.

Thanks to his role, Adam has developed in-depth knowledge of UK train stations.

Eliza Mason

25 July 2021

Eliza is excited to be able to contribute to a charity that helps to close the educational attainment gap and is enthusiastic about the impact this can have on social mobility long term.


Grace Atkinson

21 August 2021

She was born and raised in the north west and is very excited to be helping young people achieve their potential in her home region.

Outside of work, Grace’s interests include listening to obscure music, making pottery and discussing politics.

Lisa Konomoore

15 September 2021

Daniel Pearson

5 October 2021

In his spare time Dan likes to listen to, and write about, music. He likes metal and other loud genres, although he also likes dream-pop and old singer-songwriter. When not listening to, or writing about, music, Dan likes to read books about music. He also likes fiction, wrestling and horror movies.

Anna Robinson

21 August 2021

Being a trainer in safeguarding, a Girl Guide Leader and Division Commissioner for Girlguiding, Anna has always worked with young people, aiming to bring out the best in pupils, both academic and personal, so they can succeed at anything they put their mind to.

In her spare time, Anna also loves to bake and decorate cakes!

Gabi Cumming

21 August 2021

In her own time, Gabi volunteers for a women’s charity, providing counselling sessions to its service users. She also enjoys teaching yoga, climbing, and experiencing new cultures.

Cathy Cartwright

21 August 2021

After spending seven years studying and working in Bristol, Bath and Wiltshire, Cathy has recently moved back to the north west, where she grew up. Cathy is passionate about supporting young people in her community to overcome barriers and realise their full potential.

Alice Nelson

21 August 2021

She is passionate about supporting Sheffield’s most disadvantaged young people to succeed and broaden their opportunities for the future.

Away from work, Alice negotiates the seven hills of Sheffield on her bicycle and enjoys making her garden as verdant as possible.

Hannah Leach

15 September 2021

She is passionate about education at all levels and, having seen first hand how the pandemic deepened existing inequalities between students, is keen to work to close this gap completely.

Outside of work, she has perhaps too many hobbies, including dressmaking, embroidery, cross stitch, RPGs, board games, and making the most out of living near the sea for the first time.

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