Human Resources

Sarah Scott MA, MSci, PhD, CA - Head of Finance and HR

Anna Smith MCIPD - Head of People

Sarah Scott MA, MSci, PhD, CA

 Head of Finance and HR

Sarah joined Stratagem IPM in 2017

Sarah graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Masters Degree in Biochemistry in 2002.  Following the completion of her PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, she trained in accountancy at the Cambridge office of EY.  She gained her Chartered status (CA) in 2009.  At EY, Sarah worked on the audits for a range of clients, from start-up Biotechnology companies to large multi-national organisations.

Following a year as Assistant Manager at EY, Sarah decided to move out of practice. She was appointed to the role of Director of Finance at an Outstanding Academy in the Cambridge area. Whilst Director of Finance, Sarah oversaw the integration of personnel and financial systems when the Academy grew into a Multi-Academy Trust, encompassing a number of other Secondary Schools in Cambridgeshire.

Anna Smith MCIPD

Head of People

Anna is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has undertaken varied HR roles for many years.

After graduating she completed the CPE and LPC at the College of Law and then worked in HR for three law firms in London, providing wide-ranging support to fee-earning departments.   Following this Anna held the position of HR Manager at Bedford School and subsequently joined Stratagem IPM, as Head of People, in June 2022.

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Meridian Court
Comberton Road
Cambridge CB23 2RY

Tel. 01223 550740


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