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!

 


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. 


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.


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


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


Ralph

Ralph has over 10 years of Financial Services experience as a Business Analyst with many years as a trainer. He is vastly experienced in the System Development Lifecycle in PC based and web based applications including open source and Commercial off the shelf (COTS) applications within the Banking, Insurance and Financial Service Sector. Ralph started his career in the banking industry and has worked with the likes of HSBC, Royal bank of Scotland (Commercial & Private banking), Aviva, Admiral, Royal Sun Alliance, Direct Line and Legal & General. He has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science (University of Wolverhampton) ISEB Certified – Business Analysis, ISEB Certified – Software Testing, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Database Administrator, Agile Certified Prince 2 and a CIBAP certified Chartered Accountant.

 

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
•Scrum,TDD,BDD,V-Model,Spiral,Waterfall
•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.

Skills: 

  • 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

 


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.


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.


Ashru Bairagee CeMAP®

Ashru brings to her role as a trainer a strong sales and customer service background which provides students with the ‘why’s’ in addition to the ‘what’s’. In the training room she provides a dynamic and enthusiastic approach to the CeMAP syllabus. She emphasises key topics and typical exam areas that must be fully understood. She creates and imparts study tips to help students memorise key areas that at first look complex. She combines all this with a breadth of knowledge that delivers real world experience of the mortgage market. She is also an MBA With over ten years’ experience in Project Management, Customer Service, Marketing , Business development, E commerce, Retail Management and logistics.

 


Betul Cuninghame , AdvDipFA.

Betul is a Financial Adviser currently consulting for PayStream Accounting Services Ltd.
As an experienced Financial planner she advises limited companies of tax efficient ways of dealing with limited company profits, setting up company pension schemes and group insurance policies, advising on mortgages, IHT planning etc.
Betul holds the following IFS qualifications Level AdvDipFA (Level 6), AwPETR (Level 6), DipMAP(Level 4), DipFA (Level 4),CeLTCI (Level 3) CeRER (Level 3), CeMAP (Level 3).

Betul enjoys assisting students to attain their goals and as such, brings her practical working knowledge and experience of real life investment advice to support the excellent training package offered by Futuretrend. Students will benefit from her thorough approach to checking their coursework/factfind reports, advising them how they can improve their work and finding useful learning resources for them to understand complicated concepts better.

 



Khalid Mohammed - Stocks Shares & Investment Training

Khalid has been trading stocks, forex and commodities for over 10 years using a combination of fundamental and technical analysis strategies to identify and invest in emerging market trends and future tech trends. Khalid has a great deal of experience in day trading and investing in penny stocks, shares, forex and crypto currencies and uses a range of different investment strategies for different asset classes.

Khalid has been providing trading education since 2015 to a growing number of students globally and has taught students from Mexico, Dubai, UK, USA and Australia.

Khalid describes himself as predominantly a technical analysis trader and uses supply and demand and smart money concepts to identify potential short and long opportunities in stocks, forex, commodities and the crypto space.