Meet The Team

XCD's senior team across the UK and India.


We are an international team working across offices in Bristol, Bangalore and Kolkata. On any given day, you'll find HR & Payroll specialists, developers, analysts, consultants and software implementation specialists. The mix of cultures, specialisms and passions makes for a lively melting pot of high-performance and innovation. 

  • Vin Murria

    Vin Murria OBE - Chair

    Vin is a technology entrepreneur whose career has included a combination of venture capital, private equity and CEO/operational experience, centred around twenty years of M&A activity in the software sector.


  • Simon Fowler

    Simon Fowler - Chief Executive Officer

    Simon Fowler brings tech industry leadership experience from roles with companies including Advanced Computer Software Group and Technology One. He will spearhead a major new five-year plan for XCD, focusing on business growth and customer service.


  • Ben Bishop

    Ben Bishop - Chief Operations Officer

    Ben has worked in the software industry since 1989. His experience covers both hardware and software all the way from requirements analysis and installation to project and programme delivery. As Chief Operations Officer for XCD, Ben is responsible for product management and support across all of XCDs products.


  • Robert Suttie

    Robert Suttie - Chief Product Officer

    Robert Suttie is an experienced C-Level executive and management consultant; his career roles include 10 years at McKinsey, CIO at AXA Life and CMO at Interactive Investor. He was co-founder and COO of Informavores, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2010.


  • Brittney Bies

    Brittney Bies - Head of Support

    XCD’s HR & Payroll software plays a critical role in our customers’ organisations, which is why we need excellent people in our customer-facing support team. That team is run by Brittney, and they need highly detailed theoretical and practical product knowledge, not to mention a thorough understanding of HR and Payroll best practice, to support both customers and internal XCD teams.


  • Christina Davis

    Christina Davis - Head of Customer Success

    Christina is responsible for ensuring that our customers achieve maximum ROI from their partnership with XCD. Academically trained in Psychology (BSc) and Human Resource Management (MSc), her business experience spans HR, sales and change management. Christina is also accredited by the CIPD - an accolade that supports her in her role with XCD's customers.

  • David Holley

    David Holley - Head of Professional Services

    David Holley heads XCD’s professional services operation. With extensive HR tech industry experience, he leads a team of skilled professionals, ensuring efficiency and best practice in how we onboard new customers and help you leverage the power of our HRMS software.

  • Paul Hardaker - Chief Technology Officer

    Paul has been part of technology industry for over 25 years and the Salesforce ecosystem since 2013, working for a variety of leading companies including FinancialForce and Experian. He is passionate about the Salesforce platform and lean agile development – as CTO Paul is responsible for all aspects of product development and XCD’s overall technology strategy.”

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