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.

Jen Fox

25 July 2021

In 2012 she 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.

Jen became Action Tutoring Interim CEO in 2017, before taking a career break in 2019 to travel. In her spare time she likes attending immersive theatre, partaking in escape rooms games, visiting museums and exploring the world (55 countries and counting!).  In 2020 she returned to Action Tutoring as the Director of Transformation, Impact & Quality and is currently interim CEO, for a second time, whilst CEO Susannah is on maternity leave.

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.

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.

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.