The Management Team
Dr Mario Peters - BSc (London), MSc (Edinburgh), DPhil (Oxon) - Director
Mario has degrees from the universities of London, Edinburgh, and Oxford. His early career was as a research scientist at Oxford, where he worked in the field of space technology, developing scientific instruments for NASA space missions. In 1997, he founded Oxford Science Studies, an organisation dedicated to helping students reach the high academic standards necessary to gain admission to top UK universities. In 2002, Mario was one of the founders of Oxford International College, an independent tutorial college in Oxford for UK and international students seeking entry to leading universities worldwide. In 2009, Mario founded the Oxford Summer Academy.
Rafael Peters – BSc (Buckingham) – Managing Director & Marketing Manager
Following a career as a tennis professional, Rafael returned to education where he completed a BSc in Business Enterprise at the University Of Buckingham, the first undergraduate Venture Creation Programme (VCP) at a university anywhere in the world. He then joined Oxford Science Studies, a revision specialist company assisting students in achieving top exam results and university destinations. In 2017 he joined Oxford International College as business development director, one the UK’s top performing schools for A level results. In 2018 he became the Managing Director of the Oxford Summer Academy.
Genevieve Dear - BSc (London) - General Manager
Gen read Psychology at Royal Holloway University. Following this, she entered the Management Consulting industry, where she was a European Marketing Co-ordinator. Gen then joined Oxford Science Studies, an organisation dedicated to helping students reach the high academic standards necessary to gain admission to top UK universities, in 2009. In 2012 she became responsible for general management of the Oxford Summer Academy.