About IRIS

Executive Team


Chief Executive Officer

As Group Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Dady is responsible for all operations and spearheading the transformation of accountancy, payroll, HR, education and cloud technologies. Under his leadership, IRIS is at the forefront of the digital agenda for UK business, from accountancy and payroll, to HR and education.

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Chief Operating Officer

Elona is the Chief Operating Officer of IRIS Software Group, responsible for a wide range of functions, including Revenue, IT, HR, Facilities and Legal. She joined in November 2016 as Chief Financial Officer, bringing 15 years of business leadership, operational change and profit growth experience.

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Chief Finance Officer

Michael is Chief Finance Officer at IRIS, having originally joined the business in 2016 heading the financial planning and commercial team.

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Chief Commercial Officer

David Groves is responsible for all sales and marketing for IRIS Software Group.  His mission is to lead the business through the next phase of growth as one of the UK’s leading software companies.

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Chief Marketing Officer

Nick is Chief Marketing Officer of IRIS bringing over 25 years of experience in B2B software marketing, sales and product development. He joined the company in August 2015 as Chief Marketing Officer and is one of the 100 most influential B2B tech marketers in Europe.

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Chief Product Officer

JF Sullivan is the Chief Product Officer of IRIS Software Group. He brings years of management, marketing, and product strategy experience to his role, which is to guide the development of the IRIS portfolio of solutions.

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Chief Information Officer

Alex became IRIS Chief Information Officer in December 2016, bringing extensive expertise of business-orientated IT leadership, business transformation, software development and cyber security.

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Group Corporate Development Director

Sonal Arora is the Group Corporate Development Director for IRIS Software Group. He drives strategic acquisitions and M&A activity, originating, assessing and completing acquisitions for IRIS.

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Chief People Officer

Stephanie Kelly is Chief People Officer and is responsible for the full employee experience, including talent acquisition and strategy; learning and development; compensation and benefits; diversity and inclusion, and office environment.

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Chief Customer Officer

David Lockie is Chief Customer Officer and responsible for customer experience across IRIS Software Group. As a seasoned executive, his mission is to champion customers, providing an exceptional experience and driving innovation and improvement at every step of the journey.

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