Our Executive Team

With over 100 years combined technology sector experience, our Executive team are focused on leading our company and people to new levels of growth and success.

Paul Smolinski

Chief Financial Officer

Paul leads our Legal, Commercial and Corporate IT teams. He has a successful track record as CFO for private equity backed and UK listed international technology companies. He played a key role in transforming Thomson Online Benefits into a Global SaaS company, completing a secondary buyout with ABRY Partners and then a successful sale to Mercer in December 2016.

Steve Leeson

Chief Revenue Officer

Steve is a welcome addition to the CoreHR executive team. He brings two decades of experience heading growth strategies of respected SaaS vendors. He led Oracle’s Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud Apps Business in the UK for four years through 2018, delivering a fivefold increase in annual revenue and having previously achieved a similar growth story for HCM provider Saba. He now joins CoreHR from Genesys, where he was General Manager and Vice President UK and Ireland. Other roles have included leadership positions with ABB Software and SAP UK.

Sharon Looney

Chief People Officer

Sharon leads our award-winning HR team and is focused on the development and growth of our people. Guided by Sharon’s vast experience, we are accelerating our transformation through knowledge and organisational development. At the forefront of her commitments is evolving employee engagement.

Oliver Quayle

Chief Marketing Officer

Oliver leads our Product & Marketing teams and is focused on ensuring our software continues to deliver value to our customers while staying ahead of the ever-changing needs of the market. With a long history of bringing innovative SaaS solutions to market, Oliver ensures we provide an exceptional user experience that delivers tangible returns for their organisation.

David Welch

Chief Technology Officer

David leads our Technology team and is focused on developing innovation and disruptive SaaS solutions. He is responsible for creating our long-term technology vision and oversees all aspects of our product evolution – from design through to release.

Kev Willers

Chief Customer Officer

Kev is responsible for ensuring all our customers maximise their investment in the CoreHR solution. His extensive experience of setting up and building Customer Success teams in SaaS companies ensures CoreHR delivers a best in class customer journey and experience.

Our website is changing

CoreHR was acquired by The Access Group in March 2020. As part of this acquisition we will be integrating the product, teams and customers into The Access Group family and migrating our website corehr.com over to theaccessgroup.com within the next few weeks.

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