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.

Dean Forbes

Chief Executive Officer

Dean is CEO and member of the Board of CoreHR. He is responsible for continuing our exciting strategy of growth and market disruption.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.