Board and Advisors Executive Leadership

Meet the Team.

Executive Leadership

Dan Fox
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

A qualified barrister by trade and disruptor by nature, Dan revels in overturning orthodoxies, taking sacred cows out for a walk. He founded Johnson Hana. He’s CEO. He’s on a mission.

Alex Fox
Founder & Chief Commercial Officer

With a distinct commercial edge and a customer centric mindset, Alex co-founded Johnson Hana with a mission to transform how the legal world works for everyone.

Previously with Prime Legal Discovery and Sage, Alex’s tenure in both the worlds of big tech and specialist law now fuse to drive Johnson Hana’s commercial agenda through insight, experience  and a relentless focus on realising potential.

Paul Ryan
Chief Operations Officer & Chief Financial Officer

An alum of both KPMG and Goodbody respectively, a master of all things financial and vastly experienced in both corporate advisory and strategy, Paul drives the money bus at Johnson Hana.

Darragh Fitzpatrick
Chief Revenue Officer

Darragh spent over a decade leading commercial performance as CRO in Adroll Group. Before that he was part of Google UKI when he helped open operations in India.

Darragh brings the global gold standard to growing the commercial and revenue opportunities  for Johnson Hana.

Lee Morrissey
Chief Delivery Officer

Few have deployed as many consultants across projects, across industries and geographies as Lee. Formerly of Accenture, Lee brings multidisciplinary expertise and strategic clout to issues of capacity and resourcing.

Lisa McCarthy
Head of Talent & Community

Adept at putting the human into resources, Lisa heads a team of consultants that source and screen the growing pool of talent at Johnson Hana. Deeply experienced in the legal space across multiple markets and jurisdictions, she builds, trains and inspires our legal talent community every single day.

Michael Doran
VP, Legal Ops and Managed Legal Services

With expertise in delivering transformative outcomes for clients over 16 years at the likes of PwC and Accenture across complex business scenarios, Michael leads Johnson Hana legal operations ensuring our solutions are as effective as they are compliant.

Caroline Kelly
VP Marketing

Coming from the agency world, Caroline Kelly is an award-winning brand leader as well as a leading authority on the new marketing ecosystem defining businesses right now. Caroline’s near decade with global consultancy Teneo – where she was Managing Director of Teneo’s digital and creative business – saw iconic campaigns launched, a host of pitches won and too many industry awards winners photos taken to recount.

Niall Saul
VP People Operations

Niall brings over 30 years  international and domestic experience across the vista of talent and HR management. Be it in IR, organisational strategy, or change management, Niall has delivered across categories as diverse as Luxury Goods to Construction.

Board and Advisors

Barry Quinn
Strategic Advisor

Having previously served as SVP at Axiom, Barry’s international experience in the emerging ALSP space is invaluable as strategic advisor to Johnson Hana. Barry is currently CRO at Distributed.

Dan Kiely
Strategic Advisor

Dan was an early investor in Johnson Hana. He continues this journey today as Strategic Advisor. Having founded and lead Voxpro as CEO, and as strategic advisor to TELUS International, Dan’s knowledge and know-how in driving disruption gives Johnson Hana a distinct edge.

John Purdy

A pioneer who just keeps pioneering, John is Johnson Hana’s Chairman. A former EY Entrepreneur of the year, CEO of ground-breaking tech services company Ergo and founder of the ‘unicorn’ Fenergo, he is one of the most clarion voices in Irish business and beyond.

Gareth Lambe
Strategic Advisor

Having taken Meta Ireland from 300 to 3,000 people during his tenure as Country Head, Gareth has spent his career to date being part of innovation. From Pernod Ricard to Pigsback and PayPal, as strategic advisor, Gareth brings unparalleled insight into challenges and opportunities of the global marketplace.

John Andrews
Legal & Technology Advisor

A strategically minded, tech centric legal mind, John’s deep experience across product, privacy, regulatory and commercial arenas is profound.

With over 16 years leadership experience as part of  Yahoo’s legal team and as VP and Deputy General Counsel of Verizon EMEA, John has been on the frontline of the strategic legal issues facing enterprise today.


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