Our leadership team is passionate and dedicated to creating a collaborative and inspiring Xeinadin Culture.
With broad industry experience, they understand that through collaboration, transparency and a technology driven approach, we can help our clients achieve their dreams.
They are dedicated to creating a transparent, collaborative and innovative culture that keeps its promises to you, our team members and partners.
Our executive leadership team
Derry Crowley is the Chief Executive Officer of Xeinadin Group, which he was instrumental in the formation of in 2019. He has overall responsibility for leading the business, setting its vision and strategic direction and building the culture and team to deliver it.
With a long career in accountancy in Ireland, Derry has deep experience of M&A and business growth finance as well as leading multi-disciplinary teams.
Derry passionately believes Xeinadin can become a top 10 accountancy firm in the UK and Ireland, through its unique combination of locally-forged, trusted relationships supported by innovative technology, leading expertise, centralised back office support and the power of a collaborative national group.
Simon Nice if the Chief Finance Officer of Xeinadin Group. Simon has over 30 years’ experience in finance having worked for both publicly listed and private firms and a broad range of experience from designing and implementing global financial strategies to managing corporate M&A and regulatory filings.
Simon has previously worked for Lloyd’s Register where he was Group Director of Finance and at Avis Europe PLC Group.
Fiona is responsible for creating and driving Xeinadin’s human resources strategy, helping the business to grow and prosper through its people. Appointed in February 2021, she has worked as a Chief People person for many years, delivering people-driven business transformation across sectors including retail, banking, aviation, manufacturing, travel and hospitality sectors. Fiona has driven significant business improvements and culture change in large complex businesses including Thomas Cook, Alliance & Leicester, BAA and TUI.
Fiona is on the Trustee Board of social enterprise Pilotlight and is an appointed member of the RemCo and Employment Committee of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.
Paula has been with Xeinadin Group since January 2020, initially as Chief Financial Officer before transitioning to the Chief Operating Officer role in March 2021. Over a 30+ year career, Paula has led businesses and directed finances and operations across sectors including accountancy, digital infrastructure, IT support, and logistics. With experience working for large companies and PLCs at CEO and CFO level, she brings a wealth of experience to the leadership team.
Paula is passionate about developing high-performing, collaborative teams supported by effective processes, systems and practices to help our team, and clients, be the best they can be.
Joanne has over 15 years of experience in leveraging technology to drive business value, gained from working across multiple sectors within FTSE100 and high growth companies such as Abcam, Three, Whitbread, TUI and Amey.
Prior to her appointment in November 2021, Joanne served as Interim IT Director at Marshall Motor Group and was responsible for the firm’s adoption of cloud-based technology and collaboration tools which were instrumental in keeping Marshall connected and operational throughout lockdown.
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