Mahrukh Engineer, born and brought up in Mumbai, holds a B.Com. degree from Mumbai University. After studying for her IATA basic and advanced exams she pursued a career with Srilankan Airlines for 12 years. After having her two children she left the company but continued to work as a successful tutor. She taught many children English and all other primary subjects. She then went on to teach at Manu Prem, a school for special children where she gained vast experience. She has a natural ability to deal with all children in all sorts of situations. She is very organised and focussed. Her love for children and her passion for teaching is very well demonstrated by the way she works at The Courtyard.