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Christopher W.

Dedicated and results driven English and Financial markets tutor

New York, NY (10028)

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Hello, my name is Christopher. Teaching is in my DNA; my mother taught English as a foreign language, my father trained graduate trainees at work and I have mentored analysts and educated clients in finance throughout my career. I was educated in England at some of the finest and traditional schools by inspiring teachers and I have an Honors degree in English and European Literature. My passion is to pass on their lessons, and my own learned as a copywriter and as a financial communications specialist to enable you to achieve success at school and enjoyment from reading literature.

I tutor English comprehension, literature, creative writing, and critical analysis in preparation for exams and to increase your literary appreciation and analytical skills. I like to work from set texts, much like you would expect in an exam, because these reveal a variety of styles and forms that we can analyze together to enable you to master the concepts that make a narrative. I aim to give you a framework that will enable you to analyze any piece of literature, or if you plan to write, that will remove any fears of looking at a blank sheet of paper (I know that's bold!). In addition, I have extensive knowledge of global financial markets and world affairs which I tutor in preparation for interviews and for general knowledge. I am an expert in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, and Powerpoint and can teach you or help you with your presentations. I love sports, I play squash competitively, played rugby, cricket, and tennis for my school, and I swim to keep fit.

I try to be flexible when I tutor to match every individual's own pace of learning. I will give you continual feedback on your progress and I ask for your feedback in return, that way we find the right pace. I am happy to travel all over Manhattan. If we both like each other after our first meeting, it normally takes me a day or so to plan our tutorials and then I hope the fun begins! Please reach out to me anytime by e-mail or telephone. I would enjoy getting to know you and helping you prepare for exams and broaden your appreciation for literature.

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Christopher’s subjects

ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Classics, European History, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Business, Career Development, Economics, Marketing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Economics, English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development, SAT Reading
Swimming, Tennis
Corporate Training:
Business, Career Development, Economics, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking


I have worked in finance for 20 years at Westwood Capital, Seadub Capital, UBS Warburg, Lehman Brothers, and HSBC and I have become an expert in analyzing the income statements, cash flow statements, and balance sheets of publicly and privately traded companies. I have practical experience of sales and marketing, product and process management, manufacturing, and some experience of human resources.

Prior to that I advised on marketing strategies for consumer goods companies.

My particular ares of expertise are in financial companies and consumer goods companies.

Public Speaking

Public speaking is a regular part of my job. I frequently make presentations on global finance and portfolio management to large groups and in smaller seminars and I have appeared on TV (Bloomberg TV's Money Moves). At school I frequently acted in plays.

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Anglia Ruskin UNiversity, Cambridge, England (European Literature)

Chris the deep thinker tutor — I am very amazed with Chris tutoring techniques. He is a top-tier thinker who smartly and quickly identifies the top 20% skills that will result in 80% improvement. ...

— Fallaj, Flushing, NY on 11/8/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Christopher will travel within 4 miles of New York, NY 10028.

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