Elona joined the Board in September 2020.
Audit Committee (Chair)
In 2016 Elona joined IRIS Software Group as Chief Financial Officer. IRIS is backed by Hg, Europe’s leading software investor.
Elona was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2018 and became Chief Executive Officer in September 2019.
Before joining IRIS, Elona held several senior leadership roles at big four accountancy firms and private equity-backed businesses, including Mavenir, Acision, Arthur Andersen and Deloitte.
Elona has a First Class Honours Degree in Accounting and Economics and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
She is also a patron of Boardwave, a powerful community of software leaders.
Her awards include Top 50 Women in Accounting 2021; UK Tech Awards Business Woman of the Year 2020; Global Banking and Finance Businesswoman of the Year UK 2020; and 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.
Board skills and experience
As Chief Executive Officer of IRIS, Elona is responsible for guiding the strategic direction and managing all operations across the Group.
- Chief Executive Officer of IRIS Software Group