Andrew Smith has a long career in marketing and philanthropy. With an Economics degree from Birmingham University, Andrew brings strategic overview, brand direction and professionalism to the educational platform from years in commerce & industry. He is passionate about education for young children and disadvantaged adults and put his children through Maple prior to taking a role here.
He is a qualified Tennis coach & former national champion (in an age when rackets were wood!)
Hyacinth Garnett was the founder of MapleMagic. With a first class honours degree from Southampton University in Digital marketing, Hyacinth has over seven years as a top-rated private teacher. She is an 11+ expert with an outstanding record of successful results and has tutored over 500 children personally. Well loved by both parents and pupils, no-one has a stronger commitment to primary education than Hyacinth.
She enjoys cooking in her sparse, spare time.
Tom Gillespy has had an exceptional career in Coding, Web design and all things IT. With a master’s degree in electronic engineering from Warwick University, Tom has had more than 10 years of developing educational IT platforms and solutions. He is innovative and an exceptional problem-solver, and likes nothing more than sorting out a difficult IT conundrum.
In his spare time, he drives fast cars.