Our leadership team

Idox is led by a highly experienced team with an excellent track record of delivering
robust business performance and innovation in the technology sector.

David Meaden

David Meaden

Chief Executive Officer

As the leader of the executive team, David is responsible for setting the overall strategic direction, driving growth, business transformation and acquisitions. He is an experienced leader, with a strong track record and deep knowledge of the UK public sector. He joined Idox in 2018, following a successful 22-year career with Northgate Information Solutions plc, a FTSE 250 company. At Northgate, he served as a member of the plc board and as CEO of Northgate Public Services, he grew the business fourfold. David has significant experience of managing business transformation, software development and integration of acquisitions.

Rob Grubb

Rob Grubb

Chief Financial Officer

An executive director and member of the plc board, Rob heads up Idox’s finance team and is responsible for financial analysis and reporting, managing Idox’s capital structure, risk management and investor relations. He has worked in senior finance positions in the technology industry throughout his career and brings over 20 years’ experience to the job. Rob joined Idox in 2018, after nine years at Gresham Technologies plc, where he served as Chief Finance Officer and Company Secretary. Prior to this, he was group accountant at Lucite International. Rob qualified as a Chartered Accountant with EY where he worked for 8 years in the UK and New Zealand specialising in financial services and technology, media and telecoms markets. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Jonathan Legdon

Jonathan Legdon

Chief Operating Officer

Jonathan has overall responsibility for the delivery of the company’s strategic plan, innovation, product delivery, sales and marketing. He also has responsibility for profit & loss and performance measurement. Following an early career in IT consultancy, he moved into commercial roles within software and outsourcing. He is a highly experienced manager and has a track record developing strong customer engagement and delivering successful business growth. He joined Idox in 2019, following a successful 16-year career working for NGA UK & Ireland, an HR and Payroll provider. Jonathan held several senior management roles at NGA, ultimately as MD & CEO where he led the business through to a successful acquisition by Bain Capital.

Ian Noble

Ian Noble

Chief Process and Transformation Officer

Ian is responsible for business transformation and the delivery of an effective control environment with supporting processes and procedures which enable the business to deliver against its strategic goals. His role is critical to the optimisation of valuable skills and resources across the business. Ian joined Idox in 2018, following a successful 23-year career at Northgate Public Services as Chief Process Officer and CEO of Northgate’s offshore business in India. Prior to joining Northgate, he worked as a business analyst and project manager in the banking sector. Working at APACS, Ian lead the creation and implementation the UK Finance Industry’s £500m strategy for plastic card fraud prevention and then worked with the NHS with overall responsibility for the selection and implementation of Hospital Information Support Systems for 5 major acute hospitals in East Anglia.

Ruth Paterson

Ruth Paterson

Chief Legal and Corporate Officer

Ruth is our Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary advising the board and executive team on legal and compliance matters. She is also responsible for delivery of the people strategy and cultural transformation as well as oversight of the bid and supply chain functions. Ruth joined Idox in 2015, and has worked as a lawyer for 11 years; initially for a global healthcare company in Switzerland, in private practice as an intellectual property and technology lawyer before taking up a department head role in the third sector. Ruth completed her training at Herbert Smith Freehills qualifying in 2009. She has an MA Hons Law from Cambridge University and is a qualified solicitor, in the jurisdictions of Northern Ireland, Scotland and England and Wales, and a Notary Public.

Stuart Terheege

Stuart Terheege

Product and Development Director

Stuart is responsible for product development & technical applications. He leads a team of over 200 software engineers and product managers in the UK and overseas. He brings 25-years of experience, working in consultancy, product development, commercial leadership including mergers, acquisitions, and resultant integrations. Stuart has also been instrumental in the development and successful delivery of new pricing & revenue models that have been adopted by central government IT nationally including the Department of Transports Blue Badge and HGV schemes.

Andy Jones

Andy Jones

Sales Director

Andy leads the sales and business development function at Idox. He is responsible for growth, ensuring Idox has clear insight into customers’ emerging needs, the development of a skilled account management and sales teams. Andy joined Idox in 2019 and brings over 30 years’ experience in sales leadership working for Capita, Northgate Public Services, Cap Gemini and Oracle. Over his career he has built up a deep understanding of the public sector and helped to shape innovative market propositions including the development of new technology delivery models for central government in the UK.

Simon Brunnen

Simon Brunnen

Director of Support and Customer Services

Simon is responsible for all aspects of Idox’s delivery infrastructure, including hosting of contracts, compliance, standards, customer service desk and information security systems. He has been instrumental in building Idox’s public sector hosting infrastructure and in ensuring that Idox has a robust IT network enabling it to operate on premise and remotely at all times. He has a rounded view of the software business and over 30 years experience in delivering IT.  Following an early career in software development, Simon joined Idox in 2007 as part of the acquisition of Plantech, where he worked in project management, product management, technical and operational director roles.

Matthew Salter

Matthew Salter

Head of Professional Services

Matthew is responsible for leading the teams that deliver Idox’s services to customers. He has over 25 years-experience in developing highly focussed service provisions built on technical excellence, design creativity and robust implementation.  He brings both extensive domestic and  International government expertise to the Idox team.  In Australia, Matthew was instrumental in delivering solutions that combined the IT systems of 47 Local Authorities into one national, integrated solution. More recently, working with Capita, he led the delivery of a transformational system for Greater Manchester Police which enables the force to streamline information and working practices to achieve greater time being spent on the delivery of front-line services.