Kevin Dady

Non Executive Director of Literacy Capital

Kevin has significant experience managing private equity businesses, as well as businesses within PLCs & the public sector

IRIS Software Group (Dec 15 – current) 

  • Kevin became CEO of IRIS, a software business owned by HG Capital in December 15

  • During his first 2 years as CEO of IRIS, revenue and EBITDA increased by more than 40% and the Group completed 6 acquisitions

  • In May 18, he led IRIS through a successful £1.3 billion private equity buyout

Capita plc (1996 – 2015)

  • Kevin spent 18 years at Capita plc

  • During his last 9 years at Capita, he oversaw Capita's Professional Services division - comprising all of Capita's software and local government businesses.

  • In less than a decade, he grew this business from £50 million EBITDA to £150 million EBITDA

Prior to joining Capita in 1996, Kevin spent 14 years working in various roles in Local Government