Global Xero Team

United Kingdom Leaders

Gary Turner

Gary Turner

Managing Director

Gary is a 20-year veteran of the UK’s accounting software industry, joining Xero from Microsoft where he was Product Group Director for Microsoft Dynamics.

He has sat on the IT Faculty Technical Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales since 2005.

Mike Day

Mike Day

Education and Enablement Director

Mike heads up the Education and Software Consultancy team, and is responsible for ensuring that customers can be independent, skilled and confident when using Xero. He has been a services professional for 30 years, and has been a Services & IT Director for more than a decade.

Mike is also a qualified accounting trainer, and has experience in both the public and private sector.

Prior to joining Xero, Mike ran his own company specialising in financial courses for small business.

Anne Allen

Anne Allen

Head of People Experience - UK

Anne Allen has worked in HR for twenty years and has gained experience in both the public and private sector and within large and small companies.

She joined Xero last year from an accounting practice based in Oxford and is enjoying the fast-paced growth that the UK team is driving. Anne has experience in all areas of managing people - recruitment, engagement, communications and systems.

Darren Upson

Darren Upson

Marketing Director

Darren is responsible for marketing in the United Kingdom, including demand generation, advertising, PR and events. Darren has more than 16 years of experience in B2B tech marketing, most recently as EMEA Marketing Director at NetSuite.

You’re on the  site Change region: 

Special package pricing & services with  

Enter your details and the team at   will help you organise the best service for your business.


You'll hear from   soon.


Oops, there was an issue contacting  . Please try again.