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Richard Davis

Director & Co-Founder

After graduating with a First Class degree in English Literature & Language at UCL, Richard completed an M.Phil in American Literature at the University of Cambridge. Post university, Richard has spent over 5 years working as a private tutor, teaching both secondary and mature students. Richard is also the author of three bestselling thriller novels (the Saul Marshall Thrillers, if you’re curious!).

“I wanted to start an agency that offered clients something more - whether it be uniquely qualified tutors, bespoke resources, or just an expert and informed voice on the other end of the phone. Accolade Tuition is that desire brought to life!”

Lauren Benzaken

Director & Co-Founder

Lauren graduated from Birmingham University having studied Childhood, Culture & Education. She then moved on to complete a PGCE in Primary Education and has worked as a teacher for the past 6 years. Lauren has experience working with children throughout the primary ages as well as those in the early years of secondary education. She has worked together with children with different educational needs and from a variety of backgrounds. 

"I believe the key to a successful learning journey with a student is to show them how passionate you are about the subject you are teaching. At Accolade, we make sure that all our tutors possess this passion and are matched well with the pupils they teach"