Director of International   |   UK/EU   |   22nd February 2021

Tutorful hires Andrea Olivari to lead international expansion


Tutorful, one of the most exciting and ambitious growth stage companies to emerge in the EdTech industry in recent years is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Olivari as its new Director of International.

Tutorful is a market leading provider of online education in the UK, helping parents and students of all ages connect with talented and trusted tutors and seamlessly book and manage lessons online. Having enjoyed significant growth in 2020, the business is on a mission to redefine the global private tutoring industry and has now decided to begin its expansion into international markets.

Andrea brings a wealth of experience in launching and scaling international markets for companies including Grouper, and Adzuna. Most recently at Adzuna, Andrea successfully grew their entire international business from scratch, which now accounts for 65% of their revenues across 15 markets. At Tutorful, Andrea will be tasked with building a structured and scalable international operation with full ownership of the end-to-end growth and new markets expansion strategy. He will be based in Italy, reflecting Tutorful’s ambitions to become a truly global, remote-first company.

Founder and CEO Mark Hughes commented: "We’re delighted to have Andrea join us to lead our international expansion, at what is a time of strong growth. Andrea's appointment reflects our ambitious plans to expand beyond the UK and become the leading marketplace for online tutoring globally. Andrea brings a huge amount of experience scaling marketplace businesses internationally, and we’re really excited to have him on the team."

Andrea commented "I'm thrilled to be joining Tutorful at such an exciting time. The online tutoring market is now growing faster than ever and Tutorful is well positioned to benefit thanks to its unique set of products. The success of the UK business over the last few years is truly impressive and it's just the beginning. When I met the team I immediately felt drawn to join their mission, I’m looking forward to adding my experience and passion to the team and to making Tutorful a truly global business."

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