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Meet the team

Meet the people at Strictly Education who work on making your school more efficient.

Meet the team

Michelle Tahesh

Head of Payroll and Pension Services

Connect with Michelle Tahesh

Meet Michelle, who stands at the forefront of our payroll and pensions operations, overseeing a team of over 50 staff members and responsible for delivering outstanding services to over 70,000 employees.

With unparalleled expertise in relationship management, Michelle has built robust partnerships with academy trusts, schools and suppliers, enabling us to deliver a high-quality system and service - EduPeople that leverages the power of continuous improvement and improves efficiencies for our clients.

Michelle Tahesh

Terry Hoare

Director of Operations

Michelle Tahesh

Head of Payroll and Pension Services

Caroline Cusselle

Head of Education HR Services

Steve Barker

Head of Governance and Clerking Services

Tim Hart

Head of Technology and Business Solutions

Steve Cook

Head of Internal Finance

Barry Smith

Head of Business Development

Richard Southgate

Head of Payroll Implementation