David Meaden

Chief Executive Officer

Following an early career in product management and sales at Burroughs and Group Bull, David enjoyed a 22-year career with Northgate Information Solutions plc, a FTSE 250 company. He was a member of the PLC Board from 2004 through to the sale of the business to KKR, the US Private Equity firm in December 2007.

He was CEO of Northgate Public Services for 12 years and led the business through the successful sale to Cinven in 2014. David has substantial experience of working with the UK Public Sector and during his tenure with Northgate Public Services, grew the business fourfold to its position as a leading provider to Local Government, Police, Healthcare and Central Government agencies. David has significant experience of business transformation, software development, outsourcing and M&A, successfully integrating nine acquisitions during his time at the helm.

Rob Grubb

Chief Financial Officer

Rob joined Idox as CFO and an Executive Director in November 2018. Rob is responsible for heading up Idox’s finance team and managing Idox’s capital structure, including liaising closely with shareholders, banking partners and other plc stakeholders.

Rob has strong experience in finance roles in the technology industry stretching back over 20 years, most recently as CFO at Gresham Technologies plc from 2009 to March 2018, and prior to that holding various roles with EY. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.


Jonathan Legdon

Chief Operating Officer

With overall responsibility for the delivery of the company’s strategic plan, Jonathan’s role as COO  is critical in shaping and streamlining the group’s operations as it grows and develops.

Previously, Jonathan was CEO at Zellis, a HR and Payroll provider owned by Bain Capital.  Having worked with NGA UK & Ireland for 16 years, Jonathan held several key, senior roles within the group. He has a strong track record of delivering business growth and transformation, embracing SaaS design and cloud delivery and has a strong track record in both general management and sales.

Ian Noble

Chief Process and Transformation Officer

As Chief Process and Transformation Officer, Ian works with the Executive Management Team to drive critical changes to major processes and controls, transforming the way Idox operates and encouraging strategic growth. Ian’s role enables Idox to optimise use of valuable skills and resources across the business.

Prior to Idox, Ian’s experience includes a 23 year career at Northgate Public Services, as Chief Process Officer and CEO of Northgate’s 800 person, India based offshore business, Rave Technologies. Prior to joining Northgate, he worked in IT within the Banking Sector and in the NHS.

Ruth Paterson

Chief Legal and Corporate Officer

As Head of Corporate Services, Ruth acts as General Counsel and Company Secretary advising the Idox plc Board of Directors and Executive Management Team on legal and compliance matters. Ruth leads on M&A activity, oversees all aspects of recruitment and human resource management as well as having the Bid and Supply Chain functions within her remit. 

Ruth is an alumnus from Cambridge University, MA Hons Law and trained at Herbert Smith Freehills. On qualification she worked in-house for a global healthcare company in Switzerland, latterly working in private practice as an intellectual property and technology lawyer and heading up a legal team in the third sector. Ruth joined the Idox group in 2015. Ruth is a qualified solicitor, in the jurisdictions of Northern Ireland, Scotland and England and Wales, and a Notary Public. 

Stuart Terheege

Product Director, Public Sector

Stuart joined Idox in early 2019 as a Product Director for the Public Sector area of the business.

Before joining Idox, Stuart worked for Civica as Managing Director of Civica Payments. Prior to joining Civica, Stuart enjoyed a 26-year career at Northgate Public Services where he worked as Operations Director in their Government business.

Andy Jones

Sales Director, Public Sector

As Sales Director for Idox Andy leads the sales teams within the Public Sector area of the group.

Andy brings over 20 years’ experience in sales leadership to his role in Idox.  He has held senior roles, delivering complex solutions to a broad range of customers across the Public Sector both in the UK and overseas. More recently he has been helping to drive improved outcomes for social housing through the provision of software and service solutions. Prior to joining Idox, Andy spent 30 years working for Capita, Northgate Public Services, Cap Gemini and Oracle.

Simon Brunnen

Customer Service Director

Simon Brunnen is the Customer Service Director for Idox Group. In his role he provides key strategic and operational leadership role responsible for the development, continuous improvement and delivery of customer service and the strategic development of operational requirements, process and technology, to deliver key service outcomes for all Idox customers. He has been with Idox Group since 2007, joining on the acquisition of Plantech. He leads a team of 80 staff across our three core divisions.

Philip Woodrow

Managing Director, EIM

Philip is an established member of the Idox group. With a specialist background in electronic document management and Internet technologies, he was part of the management team which oversaw the rapid growth of the business in its early years, leading its innovation and sales support functions.  Since early 2015, Philip has been responsible for the engineering information management division of Idox, overseeing its transformation from on-premise solution provision to one where it is a significant voice in the industry’s move to cloud adoption.

Henk Heerink

Managing Director, Content

Henk has been with Idox for over 13 years, in different leadership positions. Currently he is responsible for the Idox Content division, which incorporates three different Business Units in Germany, the Netherlands and UK. Henk is based in the Netherlands. He holds a Masters degree in Sociology from the University of Groningen and an Engineering degree in Rural Development and Innovation from Van Hall Larenstein University.

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