Kailash Chada, Board Member | Business in the Community Northern Ireland

Group Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Energy

Kailash has been Group Chief Executive Officer at Phoenix Energy since April 2023, having previously been the Group Chief Finance Officer.

In a career spanning more than 20 years, Kailash began work with Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Edinburgh before undertaking a number of senior roles in leading financial institutions in London, including Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was Chief Finance Officer and interim CEO for a division of Ulster Bank.

Joining the Group in July 2017 as Chief Finance Officer, Kailash was responsible for all financial and funding requirements of the Group as well as for Support Services across the business, including Business Planning, Compliance, IT, Finance and HR. Kailash also leads the Phoenix Energy Services division who play an important role in delivering a high-quality customer experience through the delivery of the gas emergency service and asset repair and replacement programmes.