Our Leadership

The Leadership Team, in collaboration with Education Managers, works tirelessly to ensure that Genius Premium Tuition and our staff honour our commitment of excellence to our students, parents and staff.

David Meltzer

Founder, Partner
David founded Genius (and was the company's first tutor!) in 1993. He saw a need for premium, private tuition as a supplement to the school system.

Dean Cook

Managing Director, Partner
Dean has been with Genius Premium Tuition for 7 years. Dean matriculated with 5 A's. He then went on to study Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. After tutoring more than 1600 hours of Mathematics and Science at Genius Premium Tuition, decided to move into education full time and now provides support and guidance to the Education Manager and Tuition team.

Johnny Marks

Financial Manager
Johnny has been with Genius Premium Tuition for over 9 years. He is responsible for the Financial Management of the business.

Leanco Stans

Head of Talent Aquisition
Leanco is a Science, Afrikaans and English Tutor with Genius who achieved 4 A’s in matric from Morgenzon Agricultural Academy where she was the Head Girl. Leanco has her BSc in Genetics and BScHons in Medical Virology and is currently studying Medicine (UP). She has tutored over 840 hours with Genius.

Bronwyn Britz

Education Leader & Branch Leader
Bronwyn matriculated from St Andrew's School for Girls with 4 A's; she then completed a BA in Law, Psychology and English at the University of Pretoria, a BSocSci Honours in Psychology at SACAP, and finally a PGCE at Wits. Bronwyn has taught Technology, Math, and English at Edenvale High School and around 200 hours of English and Academic Coaching with Genius Premium Tuition.

Carmen Lorusso

GSL Platoon Leader
GPLs lead a team of tutor squad leaders. Carmen completed Matric with 4 distinctions and holds a BA Psychology (with distinction) and a BSocSci Honours degree in Psychology from the University of Pretoria where she is a member of the Golden Key. She is an Academic Coach and English tutor and has completed over 1500 hours of tuition with Genius. Carmen is also trained in Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour support and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Intervention at the University of Pretoria.

Kerryn Hayter

Head of Talent Acquisition
Kerryn is Maths, Science and Accounting tutor with Genius who achieved 7 A’s in Matric at St Peter’s College and is currently doing a BSc in Actuarial Science at the University of Pretoria. She has tutored over 420 hours with Genius