Dreamweaver course in north London

Futuretrend Tutors Bios

Our instructors are professionals who work full-time in the industry and bring their working knowledge to the classroom to enhance your learning experience.

They are trained to address all different kinds of learning styles for all different types of students. Futuretrend's instructors are required to be great improvisers, able to observe their students’ progress as they go along and making adjustments to the prep-plan when necessary.

View our tutor profiles to find out more about our specialist industry knowledge.

Our web and graphic design instructors are top industry professionals out in the world working with the programs they teach. By working in a highly competitive industry with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, WordPress, PHP MySQL and more they bring a real-world flavour to the classroom. This all adds up to a great training experience!


Tamara Lesniewska

Tamara is a qualified and experienced tutor in digital media with over 6 years experience working freelance with big brands and corporate companies in this field.
She is highly experienced in lecturing professional 2d animation, digital media, art (drawing, painting, sculpture) and really knows how to get the best out of people.

Apart from her freelance work, for the past 4 years she has been working as a tutor delivering courses and workshops at various Colleges and Institutions in the London area.

Qualifications: Postgraduate Diploma in Character Animation (Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design)
Master of Fine Arts with specialization in Sculpture
Diploma in Digital Media
City & Guilds 7303 Teacher Training
She currently teaches our Adobe Indesign and Flash courses.

Jamie Hewitt

Jamie Hewitt is Director of RocketshipWP, a boutique web design agency based in North London, which specialises in building websites for small businesses and entrepreneurs using the world's favourite content management system: WordPress. As well as building websites, Jamie also works as a WordPress trainer, running one-day courses for the Futuretrend Training Centre and provides private tuition for people who need a little extra help to polish up their websites. 

Fawad Gul

Fawad gained his professional web development qualification in the year 2000 based around HTML, JavaScript, flash4 etc. Fawad has over 7 years of IT experience.  After finishing his MSc in IT from UEL in 2005 he started his career as a network designer. Fawad has held various key positions in online solution provisions. Throughout his career he has been involved in training his colleagues and clients on varying systems. He currently runs his own business, Ilford Media Ltd, which provides local businesses with website and Local SEO services. He is a PTTLS L4 Qualified trainer who provides short targeted courses for small business owners and those looking to pursue a professional career in web development and SEO.

Fawad's specialities include:WordPress, HTML, CSS, SEO, Local SEO, Blogging, Advanced MS Office skills.

Martin Pye

Project Manager/ MS Office/ Web & Graphics trainer (ACA)
His specialist training areas include Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office packages, Digital photography & Digital Cameras.
Martin regularly delivers 1-2-1 support in all of the subjects above. He manages the company's web design department and as such brings real life situations into the classroom to help students better understand how the technology is being used and how to resolve issues. Martin has also obtained various qualifications such as Adobe Certified Educator, IAG Level 3, PTTLLS etc.

Our Microsoft Office trainers are industry-certified, experienced professionals. Indeed their skills are not only certificated, they are also applied on a daily basis therefore teaching is from a basis of experience, not from theory.

Brian J. Swindells FBCS, CDipAF, CITP, MCMI, MIoD - Sage, MS Excel Training

Brian has considerable experience both in business and in academia and applies this experience to help students gain a good knowledge of the material covered in his seminars, lectures and tutorials.
His areas of expertise include:
• Book-keeping with Sage
• Microsoft Excel
• Creativity & Innovation
• Strategy
• Management Information Systems


Huda Couri

Huda has over 30 years as a software trainer and consultant.  She likes to specialises in training that is challenging. For example: training delegates to use Microsoft Project and Excel at a high level. Both these products require an effective trainer to have a greater understanding of the software application than most other packages.
A1 Assessor Level 3 Certificate 2006
Postgraduate Diploma in Internet and Database 2002-2004
(London South Bank University)/London
B.Sc. Physics 1971-1975 (Baghdad University)/Iraq

SKILL SET: In depth knowledge of MS office and Visual Basic, for Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Project and Publisher and XP operating system. Familiar with MS SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DB. Good  knowledge of standard software development concepts, practices, and procedures. Good  knowledge of Delphi programming. Familiar with HTML, XML

Peter Quagraine

An IT Teacher / Trainer with 10 years experience delivering IT related courses at basic, intermediate and diploma levels.  Peter is an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a wide range of knowledge acquired via numerous qualifications and on-the-job experience in computing. Having attained PTLLS Plus and Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Sector Year 1 (CTLLS)  He is a fully qualified tutor, competent and able to deliver training in various software and hardware packages.
SKILL SET: Expert in Ms Office (Windows XP) Word, Excel, Access, Power-Point & Publisher, Lotus Smart-suite, WordPerfect, applied Networking systems.

Our Software Testing Training is delivered by software testing practitioners with many years of IT experience including  over 8 years QA experience as lead testers and test managers within the Public Sector, Financial, Pharmaceutical, Insurance and Telecommunications industries

Sam Obot

Sam has been a tutor for over 9 years. He specialises in manual and automated software testing. You will gain knowledge and experience of manual and automated software testing based on theory and structured practical work provided during his course. He will empower you with the skills you need to impress potential employers and open doors that were previously closed to you. From preparing you with typical interview questions to ensuring your CV is fit for purpose Sam will be there for you like he has many other students who are now reaping the rewards in their new career as software test analysts.

He has have over 17 years commercial experience working in testing and development. A dedicated professional with excellent skills who has worked as a test manager/test lead/ tester / test analyst on several projects. He has created several test strategies, test plans, test approaches and testing frameworks based on various technologies such as SAP, JAVA, Android, mobile apps,.Net, Oracle, Siebel legacy systems, 3rd party and other bespoke systems. He has worked both in manual testing and test automation on various scales of projects - small, medium and large. He has also used different methodologies such as Agile, V-Model, ASAP, Waterfall, RAD, RUP, etc A lot of his work has involved the transition from unit testing to integration testing to system testing to user acceptance testing (UAT) to regression testing.
He has also been involved in a variety of non- functional testing roles(load, performance, stress, soak, disaster recovery, back-up, failover, security).

Sam currently teaches our Software Testing Essentials course

James Oloruntoba

James Oloruntoba is an experienced Senior Business Analyst and a certified trainer who has been working in IT for more than 14 years as a consultant.

He spent the first part of his career in Retail Banking sector, and was heavily involved in numerous change initiatives, before moving into the Information Systems domain. Since then he has worked predominantly as a Business & Systems Analyst managing change at the interface between the Business & IT domains.

James possesses detailed knowledge and experience in many analysis tools and techniques. He develops and delivers business analysis training using proven techniques and real-world experience. He also has considerable practical experience through working as a consultant on many key strategic projects. 
James's areas of expertise include business analysis, software/system design, quality assurance, and project management. His experience covers many industries including insurance, financial, banking, and manufacturing.

He has a profound academic background, Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng), PRINCE2™ Masters degrees in Business Administration.

James has a wealth of experience gained in a variety of roles in blue-chip environments and the public sector, such as London Stock Exchange, Barclays, RBS, Financial Ombudsman Service and HMRC Treasury.

James’s extensive industry experience ensures that his courses are both comprehensive and benchmarked against real-life case studies and numerous examples of real-life situations. Hiss students appreciate his light-hearted and discursive approach to teaching.

James teaches our Business Analysis Essentials course

Biswajit Nanda

Biswajit is a committed professional with excellent experience in managing Testing & teams and delivering Test projects to improve working practices. He has an extensive career in Test Management and implementing changes to improve processes, including with automation,producing templates and coordinating offshore testing.

He is an effective team leader, with excellent abilities in leading and managing individuals, in providing training and development in order to improve skill sets and deliver against organisational objectives. He has successfully improved team abilities, while ensuring individuals are motivated and enthusiastic in their roles, leading by example.

He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Prince2 Practitioner and has excellent experience in managing Agile scrum teams.

Specialties: Test Management in BI,DWH (Kimball),ETL,Database,Data Governance,Data Quality, MDM,CRM,Reporting,Web applications
•Test automation frameworks with C#, SQL Server,Fitnesse, DBFit, Selenium,DBUnit,Winrunner, Loadrunner, QTP, Rational tools,MTM,Coded UI,HP QC 9.2/,10.0,Scrum Works,Jira,Bugzilla,Mantis,VSS, TFS,Hudson CI
•Team Leadership,Communication,Risk Management
•SAP Data Services,Business Objects(BO),Cognos Reports,SSIS,SSRS,MDX programming

Bis currently teaches our Selenium and SQL for Testers training course

Tanvi Nanda

Tanvi is an expert agile testing and automation professional with more than 8 years of experience with well known companies like Google, Nokia, SKY, theTrainline.com, Marks and Spencer’s and Sainsbury’s.

She is passionate about automated solution of Web, Mobile and Performance testing, currently working as a Lead Automation QA in Agile Environment and is certified in Scrum (Agile), ISTQB, and Microsoft SQL Server.


  • Expert in Test Automation for Web, Mobile and Performance Testing.
  • Expert in Agile Testing process and Test Automation best practices.
  • Selenium Webdriver (Java), SQL, Gatling, XML, JSON, Web services, APIs, Appium, Calabash, TDD using Fitnesse, DBFit, SOAP UI, JMeter, BDD using Cucumber, SpecFlow, Twist.

She has also been trained in Java, .Net, Agile (Lean, Scrum & Kanban).
Tanvi currently teaches our BDD (Behaviour Driven Development) Test Automation Framework with Cucumber



James Orior

James is a passionate entrepreneur, business analyst and a trainer. He has launched two startup businesses to date from eCommerce (Online Marketplace) to E-Learning website. He holds a 2:1 BSc (Hons) Degree in Computing with 6 years’ experience in Business Data Analysis, 5 years’ experience Database Design and Implementation, 5 years’ experience in Technical Management of Online Marketplace, eCommerce, Web Applications, as well as Responsive Web, 5 years’ UX Design, 7 years’ Business and Project Development from idea phase to release.

He has worked as a freelance Business Analyst, UX Designer for several years, working on a variety of projects from large corporations to small businesses.
James has been teaching Axure RP for developing low and high fidelity Wireframes, and Prototypes for web and mobile apps for over 3 and half years.

His teaching style involves breaking down topics to their core basics so they are easily and comfortably understood by each learner. He not only explains how features work but also why and when they should be used to gain the best results that meets each individual business goals and objectives.
His hands on approach enables learners to remember various software tasks effortlessly whilst promoting creative thinking.

The Financial training team have a wide range of experience. Our courses are led by those who have enjoyed success in many areas of the financial services industry, including major insurance companies, Investment companies and building societies.

Munawar Ahmad Malik - M.Sc CeMAP

Munawar Ahmad Malik is a CeMAP Trainer (Mortgage & Insurance. He holds a Masters degree in Applied Mathematics from Punjab University (Pak) and CeMAP from Institute of Financial Services UK.

He started his career with State Life Insurance which is one of the biggest Life Insurance Organizations in Southeast Asia. He was promoted to Sales Officer, Sales Manager and then Area Manager. He achieved a gold medal, recruitment trophy and various other awards.
In UK he started as a business consultant with Legacy Protect which was part of Millfield Partnership and then joined as a Mortgage & Protection advisor with Bates which is part of Money Portal. Presently he is a full time trainer for CeFA/CeMAP courses. He conducts these courses  at the top three Financial services training companies in London. 

He specialises in face-to-face class room training, one-to-one sessions, distance learning with the support of Skype, email and telephone.
His approach is to use presentations, group discussions, brain storming, role play, individual exercises, question and answer sessions, case studies and mock exams.

He also provides practical mortgage skills training and consultancy for those who are willing to start their own business (either as an appointed representative or directly authorized) after they complete CeMAP.

David Airs - CeMAP

David worked with Liverpool Victoria for 18 years and through various promotions through to Area Inspector for the North West, then became a self employed Financial Adviser and Mortgage Adviser working through companies such as Manulife, Premium Life and Legal & General via Premier Financial Management (PFM) based in Oxfordshire. Very soon he became known as ‘Mr Legal and Technical’ through his understanding of the Regulation that was being introduced into the Industry. Of course, this meant taking and passing the Financial Planning Certificate in the 90’s and then CeMap by 31 October 2004.

 By now PFM were 35 strong and as part of his Compliance Managerrole he had to train the new recruits. From then on, training became the number one focus to the extent that he wanted to do it full time. He left PFM (2009)  to become a full time trainer with DNA training in Central London,  training The Sales Process (BTEC Advanced Certificate) and CeMap.

His 40 years of industry experience is unquestionable. With the competition in this Industry fiercer now than it has ever been, David delivers expert training to enable students to pass the CeMAP exams to get into the Industry and invaluable information on how to survive in it.

Paul Davis, Dip PFS.

Diploma in Financial Planning, Certificate in Financial Planning and Long Term Care Insurance, Certificate in Investments

Paul is an experienced Investment Advisor, who holds the Diploma in Financial Planning and the Certificate in Investments as well as additional certifications in Long Term Care.  Paul has held positions as a Stockbroker, Independent Adviser and as a Tied Adviser.  Paul also holds management certifications and graduated with a BA(Hons) in Social Policy and Administration.  Prior to qualifying as an Adviser in 2006, Paul worked in retail banking in a variety of roles for several years which included staff management and training.

Paul is a practising Adviser qualified and authorised to advise retail clients on direct securities (shares, bonds and gilts) as well as investment funds and packaged products.  As such, Paul is able to bring to the classroom his practical, working knowledge and experience of real life investment advice along with the excellent training package offered by Futuretrend.

Paul personally achieved the RDR level 4 requirement three years ahead of the deadline, and has already received his Statement of Professional Standing, confirming he already meets the new, higher levels of professionalism demanded under the Retail Distribution Review.

Reza Seljewk - Stocks Shares & Investment, Forex & Comodities Trading Training

Reza has over fourteen years experience of trading covering Shares, Indices and Foreign Exchange. He has traded over several time frames. He has also managed accounts for Private HNW clients for a number of years.

He now teaches techniques and knowledge required to successfully trade to achieve financial goals. This includes amongst other areas the theory and coaching in the real market.

He also has experience of other asset classes in investing including Commodities, Real Estate and Start-ups. Prior to this he had a successful IT career.

Brian J. Swindells FBCS, CDipAF, CITP, MCMI, MIoD - Sage, MS Excel Training

Brian has considerable experience both in business and in academia and applies this experience to help students gain a good knowledge of the material covered in his seminars, lectures and tutorials.
His areas of expertise include:
• Book-keeping with Sage
• Microsoft Excel
• Creativity & Innovation
• Strategy
• Management Information Systems