Senior Management Team

Susannah Hardyman

1 July 2021

Susannah graduated from the University of Cambridge, where she studied Theology at St John’s College. She holds a Masters from King’s College London in Politics, Theology and NGOs, where she wrote her dissertation on the interplay between state and third sector welfare provision. She has worked in the charity sector since she graduated in roles including research and project management, before beginning work on Action Tutoring.

Previously, Susannah was the chair of the Teaching & Learning Committee and a school governor at a secondary school in south London. Susannah has two lively young children, so doesn’t have a lot of spare time, but when she gets a moment she enjoys swimming, pilates and reading a good book.

Heather Taylor

25 July 2021

Heather graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Manchester University and then qualified as an accountant working in local government, moving to the charity sector to work for Shelter in 2015. She is passionate about helping charities manage their resources in a way that helps more people, more effectively.

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!).

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.

Claire Read

27 April 2022

Claire grew up in South London and studied English Literature at the University of Sussex. She began her career as a policy advisor at the Department for Education, including completing the Civil Service Fast Stream there. In 2015 she moved to the charity sector, joining Save the Children, to work on their UK schools policy, and then managed the delivery of their primary school programmes. Before Action Tutoring she was Director of Operations at StreetDoctors, which works with volunteers to deliver programmes for young people affected by violence.

In her space time Claire plays and coaches co-ed softball, and volunteers with the London Softball League. She also enjoys cooking and visiting different parts of the UK.