Our leadership team

Sophie Whitehouse-Sparks- CEO

Sophie is a passionate educational expert, with over 20 years of experience, with a core focus on implementing educational best practice and driving innovation. Sophie co-founded The Lyceum School in London, UK, and has worked in education across the globe as both a teacher, tutor, HSC marker and judge, mentor and consultant. Sophie is passionate about student wellbeing and founded the renowned campaign ‘You Can Sit With Me’ resulting in being nominated as 2018 Australian of the year.

James Andrea- COO

With over 20 years of experience in financial services and start-ups, James has led successful businesses in banking and wealth management in Australia and South East Asia with Commonwealth Bank of Australia, eco-tourism in North America and more recently in the fintech space, as Managing Director of a finance company in the automotive industry. Strong track record in leading multi-disciplinary teams across strategy, finance, product, marketing, technology platforms, as well as operations and distribution.

David Hoffman- CTO

David is a serial entrepreneur building multi-million dollar companies. He has led the international trade powerhouse Global Regency (shipping products over US$200m p.a to over 40 countries) as CEO for over 15 years, and is considered an expert in China sourcing, supply chain, private label and brand licensing. Experienced in business data and analytics, operations, automation, digital marketing.

Greg Friend- Educational Expert

Greg has been involved in education for 25 years. Starting as a classroom teacher he quickly moved through the ranks to be Head of Department in two of Sydney’s finest Independent schools.  Greg has also worked overseas as a Deputy Principal in overseeing the opening of an International school in Vietnam. Greg has worked as an HSC Marker, been a guest speaker at NSW Educational Conferences and mentored numerous young teachers breaking into the industry. Greg’s passion for teaching is derived from seeing students conquer their educational fears and becoming the people they aspire to be.

Lisa Glick- Operations Manager

Lisa has +20yrs Finance and Administration experience. Previous roles included equity analyst at Shaw Stockbroking and start-up experience from her own successful wholesale business. Lisa has extensive experience in corporate development, business integration and developing budgets and projections

Sanya Chhabra- Administration Manager

Sanya completed a Bachelor of engineering in computer science and a MBA in business analytics. Sanya is a passionate project manager and her previous roles have also included web design and build, a support engineer and analyst. Sanya is a passionate learner and has a curious mind for improving automation.

Our mission: To enable education anywhere for everyone.
Our community of trusted, world-class tutors makes this vision a reality.

TutorTime is an Australian based tutoring platform founded by expert educators. We believe that every student can maximise their potential through tailored learning, and by helping them build their self-esteem and resilience.

That’s why we ensure that our tutors are world-class, passionate educators, including accredited teachers and verified university students, who , when perfectly matched by our educational experts, can help each individual student reach his potential.

TutorTime Partners

TutorTime partners with education and community organisations to improve student learning.

As featured in

TutorTime has been featured in The Good Schools Guide, Eastern Suburbs Mums, The Wentworth Courier and on Channel 7 The Morning Show.

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