Who are they?
7, 11 Frognal
020 8133 6284
Email: [email protected]
We have met with Athena Tuition’s staff. In addition, 22 clients and 23 tutors have completed an on-line survey (sent to 56 clients and 83 tutors) and we have followed this up with additional short phone interviews with some of those surveyed.
The Good Schools Guide review of Athena Tuition
Founded in 2013 by Wesley Sanders and Nelson Lo – young (early 30s), driven (but never pushy) and refreshingly (especially in the world of tutoring) transparent. Wesley, finance and marketing director, deals with all the backend business, while Nelson, client service director, is the main point of contact for clients and tutors. Nelson, who speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese and knows the culture inside out also looks after the company’s international clients, who mainly hail from China and Hong Kong.
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