Our Leadership Team

  • Bruce Thew

    Bruce Thew

    Chairman

  • Bruce Thew

    Bruce Thew

    Chairman

    Bruce has over 20 years’ experience building and managing service businesses internationally. Bruce began his career at PCL Plc rising to the level of Group Managing Director within 12 years. Bruce is on the board of various multi-million pound organisations both nationally and internationally. He serves as Chairman of Liaison, Chairman of Active Non-Executive Services, Chairman of Safeguard World International, Chairman of JustAccounts Ltd, Chairman of The Oxford Literary Festival and Chairman of Iconic Programmes Ltd.

  • Kieran James

    Kieran James

    Managing Director

  • Kieran James

    Kieran James

    Managing Director

    Kieran has spent the last 9 years at the cutting edge of financial technology and innovation. He began his career with Sage UK in various roles including delivering training across the UK to accountants and bookkeepers. His final role saw him regularly presenting alongside HMRC on Pensions and Automatic Enrolment. Before joining Stryde, Kieran was Head of Pre-Sales and Customer Training at JustAccounts Ltd where he set up their training department to support the implementation of leading accountancy software into accounting firms. As Managing Director Kieran overseas all aspects of the business including strategy and commercial. Kieran is also a non-executive director for the Children’s Activities Association.

  • Lisa Eccles

    Lisa Eccles

    Accountant & Operations Manager

  • Lisa Eccles

    Lisa Eccles

    Accountant & Operations Manager

    Lisa has over 20 years experience as an accountant in the commercial sector working across all aspects of finance including various Operations and Finance Director roles. Her experience encompasses all key tasks associated with the roles of Financial Controller, Finance Manager, Financial Accountant and Management Accountant and she has significant experience in cash flow management, management reporting, budget management, payroll, funding and compliance, cost analysis and all aspects of operations. Lisa champions our Data First approach ensuring clients have access to reliable insights, which includes overseeing all aspects of Strydes internal operations.

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