The management team
Executive committee

Kevin Dady

Chief Executive Officer


Kevin Dady is the Chief Executive Officer of one of the most trusted business-critical software and services providers in the UK. IRIS Software Group serves a wide number of markets including accountancy firms, SMEs across multiple industries including educational and not-for-profit institutions.

For the UK’s largest privately-owned software supplier, Kevin 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. IRIS invests significantly in R&D and continues working closely with HMRC and other legislative bodies.

Kevin also heads IRIS’ acquisition strategy, building on core strengths within existing markets and identifying new strategic verticals. In terms of the recent financial outlook, IRIS is set to see double digit growth in EBITDA and revenue, partly helped by acquisitions. Through these acquisitions, Kevin drives a unified strategy encompassing all IRIS’ key markets in coordination to offer full coverage for UK SMEs, from micro-entities up to those aspiring to be a FTSE 1000 business.

Kevin has more than twenty years of leadership experience, having held many executive roles across the UK. Most notably, Kevin’s experience includes membership of Capita’s divisional executive board, spending 18 years with the business, including overseeing its Professional Services Division. This encompassed all Capita’s software and local government businesses, as well as its strategic children’s services offering. Kevin joined Capita in 1996, after working in local government for 14 years.

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