About IRIS

The Board

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Chairman

Kevin was appointed Chairman of IRIS in August 2017 following his roles as non-executive Chairman of Micro Focus in 2005 and Executive Chairman in April 2011. 

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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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Non-executive Director

David has been a non-executive Director at IRIS since October 2012. Prior to that he occupied Director and non-executive roles at Everymind and Verve Partners respectively. 

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Non-executive Director

Nic is a non-executive director of IRIS, and led the original buyout of the business by Hg in 2004.  He has been Managing Partner/CEO of Hg since 2007, having joined the firm in 2001.  

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Non-executive Director

Jonathan is a director at Hg, where he has worked for 8 years focusing on investments in the European Technology, Media and Telecommunication sectors.

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Non-executive Director

Michael is a non-executive director on the Board of IRIS. He is responsible for Hg’s software and technology investments, investing from their large-cap Saturn fund.

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Non-executive Director

Matthew is a non-executive director on the Board of IRIS. He joined ICG in 2000 and is a Managing Director in the UK investment team.

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Non-executive Director

James is a non-executive director of IRIS. He works for ICG plc as Head of UK - Equity & Mezzanine and is on their European Investment Committee. He joined ICG in 2008 having previously worked at Montagu Private Equity for a decade. James originally trained as an accountant with what is now PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

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