Meet the team

Based in central London, our friendly, professional staff look after our international network of Host Tutors and are here to help you enjoy a first-class language learning experience.

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Norman Renshaw

Managing Director


Norman has a joint degree in Economics and International Relations from the University of Warwick, a Diploma in Marketing and the CELTA qualification.

After a career in marketing and advertising Norman set up InTuition in 1990, having been a language student himself. InTuition was the first school of its kind to specialise in Home Tuition using only EFL-trained host tutors. He also wrote the initial guidelines for the British Council to accredit Home Tuition as an approved system for learning English.

Interesting fact: He was the first tourist to be held up at gunpoint on the Inca Trail. Plays the bass in a band (for bookings please contact him direct), and cycles… a lot!


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Simon Thorley

Director


Simon studied Politics at the University of Edinburgh and Business at Heriot-Watt University. He lived in Hong Kong and taught English in Taiwan, before returning to the UK and working in recruitment in the UK higher education sector.

He focusses on business strategy, sales and marketing for all InTuition courses and products.

He has a passion for languages and politics, and speaks Mandarin, Taiwanese and French.

Interesting fact: He can play the sax and fly a plane, albeit not simultaneously!



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Gosia Rumniak

Course Administrator


Gosia manages confirmations and invoicing: whether you work or study with InTuition, you’ll soon find yourself in touch with her! She has a degree in English Philology, and previously worked in several respected language schools before bringing her experience to InTuition.

Interesting fact: She likes going jogging after 10pm, makes fantastic apple pie and has been to a party with the Queen!

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Evelyn Feeney

Host Tutor Manager


Evelyn is from Cork, and studied English and Linguistics at Queen’s University Belfast. CELTA qualified, Evelyn has previously taught English in Seoul and London, and worked in social care before joining the InTuition team. Evelyn is currently learning Japanese and likes travelling and reading.

Interesting fact: She binge-watched a whole box set of Breaking Bad in one sitting.


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Maiken Hutchings

Placement Coordinator

Maiken studied Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews and at Queen’s University in Canada.
She is half Danish, half British, and grew up mainly in Denmark. She speaks Danish, English and Spanish. She has just moved to London after spending two years teaching English in Madrid, Spain.


Interesting fact: She has lived in various places, such Denmark, Peru, Tanzania, Norway, Scotland, Canada and Spain. In 2015 she walked the Camino de Santiago, 700 km across Spain.


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Lucy Maylum

Course Manager


Lucy studied MFL (French and Spanish) at Manchester Metropolitan University, including a year overseas in France and Spain. After a career in social care, she completed her CELTA in 2008 and her DELTA in 2014. Since then, she has fulfilled many roles in the EFL sector including teaching, student services management and being an ADOS.

Lucy is passionate about languages, travel, theatre and live music.

Interesting fact: She belongs to an amateur drama group and has played many interesting parts over the years, including a boxing coach, a con woman and a sadistic Victorian nurse!


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Clive Munns

Finance Manager


Clive has been with InTuition since 1998. As Finance Manager, he manages all tutor payments and invoicing, ensuring that everyone gets paid the correct amounts – and on time!

Interesting fact: In a previous life, he was a professional musician touring Europe as the drummer for the legendary band “Jasmin Childe”.



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Gloria Di Gregorio

Client Services Coordinator


Gloria has a diploma in Economics and Foreign Languages and studied Business Administration. She speaks Italian and French.
Before joining our team she gained experience in working with young people and organising educational trips in London and across the UK.

Interesting fact: She was a singer in a band and has been on Italian TV – twice!
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Chana Hodges

Apprentice


Chana joined the team in Summer 2018 as our Business Administration Apprentice.

Interesting fact:In her spare time, she is a keen puppeteer!



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Anna Britton

Director of Studies


Anna is responsible for providing academic support and training to our Homestay English Tutors. Anna studied International Business and Spanish at University and is Delta and PGCE qualified. She’s taught in a number of countries in Europe, Singapore and the Middle East. Anna was also a University of Cambridge teacher trainer and ran corporate training for the British Council. Back in the UK she joined the InTuition team. She ensures our teachers have the best possible support to deliver great courses for their students.

Interesting fact: She’s been a paid statue and climbed the highest mountain in North Africa.

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Jeremy Page

Academic Consultant


Jeremy is a consultant to our academic team. He mainly manages our host tutor teaching observations.

Jeremy has a BA in French and Theatre from Warwick and MAs in French Drama and Theatre History
(from Bristol) and Education (from Sussex). He is DELTA qualified and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

As well as working for InTuition, Jeremy is the Academic Manager of the Centre for Language Studies at the University of Sussex, where he teaches on a wide range of courses.

He has been a senior assessor for the Cambridge ESOL CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) scheme, a certified IELTS examiner and a marker and team leader for the Cambridge First Certificate.

Interesting fact: He is a widely published poet and short story writer.


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Helen Beesley

Vis-a-Vis Online Tutoring Manager


Helen is a graduate in theology and theatre studies from the University of Surrey. She also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Surrey and Diplomas in Mathematical Education and Specific Learning Difficulties. She is a qualified dyslexic teacher. She has successfully worked in a variety of educational sectors.

Helen has the Cert. TESOL and currently works for InTuition as a home stay tutor as well as being an online tutor and managing InTuition’s online Vis-a-Vis programme.

Helen enjoys skiing, cycling and watching ice hockey.

Interesting fact: Helen has interviewed the playwright Julian Mitchell who wrote Another Country and several screenplays such as Wilde. She is learning Japanese. 


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