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Acorn Live
+44 (0) 1480 355 325

Acorn House
16 Springbrook
Eynesbury
St. Neots
Cambs
PE19 2DT

CIMA

About Acorn

Acorn was founded in 2003 as a dedicated and expert provider of classroom tuition and home study for the CIMA qualification, and has quickly become the UKs first choice when it comes to expert CIMA tuition.

Group shot of Acorn Tutors

Our philosophy is simple:

  • Consistently deliver high quality enjoyable classroom and home study tuition
  • Help students quickly achieve high success rates in exams
  • To provide an exceptional professional service and value for money

Some useful facts about Acorn

  • We are a CIMA learning quality partner
  • We provide 24 hours, 7 days a week study support for our customers
  • We offer interest free payment options for self funding customers
  • Unlimited marking for mock exams and questions submitted
  • Easy to find venues with FREE parking
  • We provide excellent study manuals and revision summaries

Meet the team

GARY WHITE FCCA

Email: gary@acornlive.com
Mobile: +44 (0) 7870 147 380

Gary White
DIRECTS AND TEACHES:
  • CIMA Certificate level: C01 Fundamentals of Management Accounting, C04 Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • CIMA Operational level: E1 Enterprise Operations
  • CIMA Management level: E2 Enterprise Management
  • CIMA Strategic level: E3 Enterprise Strategy
  • Test of Professional Competence in Management Accounting (TOPCIMA)

Gary has been lecturing in professional accountancy for over 10 years. Owning and managing businesses until 1994, Gary then held senior positions in both industry and practice. After qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1998 Gary joined BPP, becoming the Managing Director and founder of BPP Cambridge in 2002. Gary left BPP to set up Acorn Professional Tutors 'a dedicated CIMA course provider'. Gary also has provided tuition for Cambridge University for ACCA Diploma courses and internal CIMA tuition courses for Shell Petroleum.

SAFINA BI YASIN FCCA

Email: safina@acornlive.com
Mobile: +44 (0) 7984 147 673

Gary White
DIRECTS AND TEACHES:
  • CIMA Certificate level: C02 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • CIMA Operational level: F1 Financial Operations
  • CIMA Management level: F2 Financial Management
  • CIMA Strategic Level: F3 Financial Strategy

Safina has worked in industry for over six years in senior positions, covering all aspects of financial and management accounting. Qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant, Safina has been lecturing in professional accountancy for over 6 years with Acorn Professional Tutors. Safina also has provided tuition for Cambridge University for ACCA Diploma courses and internal CIMA courses for Shell Petroleum.

TUFAL CHOUDHURY FCCA

Email: tufal@acornlive.com
Mobile: +44 (0) 7790 904 122

Gary White
DIRECTS AND TEACHES:
  • CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting: C03 Business Mathematics, C05 Business Law
  • CIMA Operational level: P1 Performance Operations
  • CIMA Management level: P2 Performance Management
  • CIMA Strategic Level: P3 Performance strategy

Tufal graduated with a degree in accountancy before pursuing a career in practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG, where he qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant. He has developed a broad range of professional skills including financial accounting, audit, internal controls and financial modelling, with a specialisation in the financial modelling of private finance initiatives and mergers & acquisitions. Tufal has been lecturing in professional accountancy for over 6 years with Acorn Professional Tutors. Tufal also has provided tuition for Cambridge University for ACCA Diploma courses and internal CIMA courses for Shell Petroleum.