Disa Mackenzie has a first class degree in English Literature. She has Masters' degrees with distinction in both Twentieth Century English Literature and Creative Writing, and was the recipient of a scholarship for PhD research. She has built on this strong academic foundation and is an experienced lecturer, teacher and tutor in humanities. She has the Cambridge University CELTA English teaching qualification from UCL and teaches English as a foreign language. Importantly, Disa enjoys teaching and engaging with her tutees, and has found that a mutually respectful relationship leads to greater academic success.
Disa is married with two adult sons and has a detailed knowledge of the British education system, which informs her tutoring. She lives mostly in the mountains but also has a home in London. She is a qualified ski instructor, and knows intimately the pistes, town and people of Verbier.