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Meet the team

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

Meet the team

Richard Southgate

Head of Payroll Implementation

Connect with Richard Southgate

Meet Richard, a payroll expert of nearly 15 years. He has successfully handled over 100 payroll system implementations involving about 150,000 employees. Despite his vast knowledge and calm approach that minimises errors for clients, Richard understands that education payroll implementation is an evolving process with new rules, regulations, and technologies introduced every year.

Richard's dedication to excellence and passion for payroll implementation makes him a superhero in the payroll industry.

Richard Southgate

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