Victoria Smith

Griffin + Bell

Griffin + Bell is named after the guardians of precious things and the symbol of clarity. Oxford graduate Victoria Smith and her husband Matthew founded the company in 2011 with a simple philosophy: ‘Honesty, clarity, inspiration’. They cater for both… Read More

Rhidian Llewellyn

Llewellyn Education Limited

As independent schooling becomes increasingly competitive, Rhidian Llewellyn maintains ‘the child’s happiness is paramount’. A previous Papplewick head and housemaster at the Dragon (who also taught David Cameron Latin at Heatherdown), he now introduces families to the best independent school… Read More

Rupert Syme

Lionheart Education

Rupert Syme’s first experience of Lionheart was as a tutee at 12 years old, after moving to the UK from the Turks and Caicos. He believes the education and school placement advice he received from the team ‘completely changed’ the… Read More

Natasha Tiwari

Elevare London

Natasha Tiwari is the MD of Elevare London, an education advisory firm with offices in London and New York. The name – from Latin ‘to rise’ – reflects its mission to support each child, from nursery to post-graduate age, in… Read More

Fred Sugarman-Warner

Carfax Tutors

‘Responsible tuition is our buzzword,’ says Fred Sugarman- Warner, Winchester scholar and Oxford graduate. He means delivering a thorough, creative education over a sustained period, as opposed to churning out frazzled brains through last-minute cramming. Sugarman- Warner tutored in Moscow,… Read More

Nigel Stout

MPW

Founded in 1973, MPW is a group of specialist independent schools in England, chaired by Oxford educated Dr Nigel Stout, with schools based in London, Birmingham and Cambridge. They offer GCSE and A-Level courses with no more than nine pupils… Read More

Camilla Smiley

Holland Park Tuition and Education Consultants

Griffin + Bell is named after the guardians of precious things and the symbol of clarity. Oxford graduate Victoria Smith and her husband Matthew founded the company in 2011 with a simple philosophy: ‘Honesty, clarity, inspiration’. They cater for both… Read More

Kate Shand

Enjoy Education

Enjoy Education, led by Kate Shand, has been shortlisted for the Education Investor awards for five years running, winning Best Private Tutoring Company Award in both 2013 and 2015. Shand believes ‘discretion and trust’ underpin the company’s ethos, and have… Read More

Irina Shumovitch

School Placement Service

For Irina Shumovitch, a Russian-born educational consultant who runs a placement service in London for HNW and UHNW Russian parents, British education has an unmatched reputation. ‘Having experienced three educational systems — Russian, French and English — I believe that… Read More

Alex Sever & Katie Badgett

Humanitas

The word Humanitas comes from the Latin translation of the Aristotelian term Paideia: a broad cultural education. ‘It’s all about looking out for the students and bringing them up as respectable members of society,’ says Alex Sever, co-founder of Humanitas… Read More