Laurence Vaughan began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in audit and consulting before joining a client as its Financial Director. In 1993 he joined Sytner Group Ltd as CEO and later as Sytner's non-Executive Chairman. Sytner reported revenue of over £3.5 billion 2014.
In 2006 Laurence was appointed Chairman of Civica plc which he helped float on AIM. He is also Chairman of Catapult Venture Managers Limited and r2c Online Holdings Limited, a Catapult portfolio company. Laurence was Executive Chairman of Anglian Home Improvements Limited from September 2013 to April 2015. Laurence holds a BA from Durham University and is a chartered accountant.
He is currently Chairman of Catapult Venture Managers Limited and founding partner of Opus Ventures LLP, a private equity business which he established in 2003.
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Riley joined the Idox Group in 2000. He was Managing Director of Idox's Public Sector Software Division from 2011 and led its successful transformation into one integrated business unit. He was appointed to the Board as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in July 2015.
Prior to joining Idox in 2000, Andrew gained a broad experience in the public sector having been commissioned as an officer into the RAF in 1990, and then holding teaching and training roles, before finally working as an IT manager for a local UK council. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Wales.
He was appointed as CEO in November 2016.
Chief Financial Officer
Jane first joined the finance team of Idox in 2005 and was appointed as Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary in 2009. Jane was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in February 2014. Prior to this Jane was an assistant audit manager at Grant Thornton in Glasgow where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004. Jane has a first class degree in Accounting from the University of Strathclyde, where she graduated in 2001.
Richard Kellett-Clarke brings to the board over 25 years of management experience in the turn round and strategic repositioning and recovery of creative businesses in CMCG, media, electronics and software industries. He was a founder of AFX NEWS ltd, now part of Thomson Reuters, and Sealed Media, now owned by Oracle. He has held numerous CFO roles in subsidiaries of large PLC's as well as the role of IT Director at Financial Times Information. He was part of the team as CFO which brought Pickwick Group PLC to the main market and Brady Plc to AIM.
He joined Idox first as CFO, then was appointed MD of the software division, followed by COO in 2007. He was appointed CEO in November 2007. He transitioned from the role of CEO to Non Executive Director in November 2016.
Rt. Hon. Peter Lilley MP
Peter Lilley, MP for Hitchin and Harpenden, was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ministers for Local Government and after a period at the Treasury served as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and Secretary of State for Social Security until 1997. He is the senior independent Non-Executive Director of Idox.
Jeremy is a partner of Smith Square Partners LLP, where he provides corporate finance advice to companies primarily in the Technology sector. Prior to this, he spent five years at Rothschild, based in their London office, advising clients on all aspects of corporate finance, including on a number of major cross-border transactions encompassing Europe, North America and the Middle East. Between 2001 and 2007, Jeremy worked at Hawkpoint Partners where he had a strong focus on advising mid-market UK listed companies. He has also worked for the UK Ministry of Defence and Mars Snack Foods, qualified as a chartered accountant in 1999, and holds an M.Eng from Cambridge University.
In 2016, Jeremy was appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Solar Communications Ltd a privately owned Telecoms Services business.
Barbara is a non-executive director at Agility Trains, the Lending Standards Board and West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group. She is a Trustee of Guy's and St Thomas' Charity. Previous NED appointments include Chair of OPM Group.
Barbara spent the first 20 years of her career in strategic, commercial and finance roles in the private sector, latterly as Chief Finance Officer in two international listed IT companies.
In 2005, she was appointed Director General at the Ministry of Justice and subsequently the Department for Transport. In 2010, Barbara moved to Westminster City Council as Chief Operating Officer.
She is a CIMA fellow, holds a treasury qualification from ACT and is a graduate of St Catherine's College Oxford where she read politics, philosophy and economics.