Elona Mortimer-Zhika

Chief Executive Officer

Contact: Louise Rogers

T: +44 (0)1753 989521

E: Elona Mortimer-Zhika

Elona is the Chief Executive Officer of IRIS Software Group and all of its subsidiaries. Elona is dedicated to ensuring IRIS is the most trusted provider of mission-critical software and services. She is very passionate about building winning teams that put customers at the heart of everything IRIS does, providing them with an exceptional experience and value-add solutions. IRIS was crowned Tech Company of the Year at the UK Tech Awards 2022.

Elona joined IRIS in 2016 as Chief Financial Officer and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2018, and then Chief Executive Officer in 2019. Before joining IRIS, Elona held several senior leadership roles in Big 4 and PE-backed businesses, including Mavenir, Acision, Arthur Andersen and Deloitte.

Elona graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Accounting and Economics and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Awards include UK Tech Awards Tech CEO of the Year 2023; Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting in the US 2022; Top 50 Women in Accounting 2021; UK Tech Awards Business Woman of the Year 2020; Global Banking and Finance Business Woman of the Year UK 2020 and the Venus National Finance Professional of the Year 2018.

Elona is passionate about diversity and is a mentor in the F-Ten ICAEW programme supporting women in leadership positions.