Management 2018-02-05T10:22:22+01:00


Meet the Arkphire management team responsible for transforming our customers’ IT products and solutions.
Paschal Naylor
Paschal NaylorCo-Founder and CEO
Paschal is the co-founder and CEO of Arkphire, one of the fastest growing IT procurement companies in Europe. Paschal drives innovation in all aspects of the company, providing the best-in-class IT solutions for our clients to transform their IT and protect their most important information.

Before becoming the CEO of Arkphire, Paschal held senior management positions in a number of Irish technology companies, including EDS Ireland where he was a director and Memorex Telex where he was finance manager. Prior to joining Memorex, Paschal worked in UTC Mostek Ireland, General Foods and Bailey Gibson Ireland. He is a certified accountant (FCCA), a graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland, he holds a BA in Psychology, the IOD Diploma in Company Direction and he is a NLP Master Practitioner.

Howard Roberts
Howard RobertsCo-Founder and CTO
Howard Roberts is the co-founder and CTO at Arkphire since 2006. He has over 30 years’ experience in the ICT industry, having held senior positions in both national and international organisations. He focuses on the tight alignment of technology solutions to measurable business outcomes. Howard leads the team that has designed, implemented and managed some of the largest and most complex ICT solutions for clients in both the UK and Ireland. As CTO in Arkphire, he has prime responsibility for the design of the services and the choice of technology partners that underpin Arkphire solutions and services. Howard is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin with a BSc in Computer Science.
John Murphy
John MurphyManaging Director, Arkphire UK
John Murphy is the managing director of Arkphire UK. John spent 30 years with Memorex Telex, Systematics and EDS in engineering, sales and marketing Management roles and latterly in portfolio development with EDS and A&O’s European team where he was a director. In these roles, he developed significant experience in data centre platforms, service management and customer support.

In recent years he worked to establish Arkphire’s UK operation building relations with a group of partner companies and major customers, primarily in healthcare. Today Arkphire UK provides a range of products and services that deliver end-to-end technology transformations. Based on leading manufacturers and delivered by a range of supporting skill and technical competencies, Arkphire UK has seen significant growth over the previous number of years.

Jimmy Dalton
Jimmy DaltonCFO
Jimmy is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and joined Arkphire in 2014. Jimmy is a hands-on commercial accountant who is involved in all aspects of the business. He has been instrumental in helping to bring about the aggressive growth in turnover and profitability that the company has enjoyed over the past number of years. Previously Jimmy worked as a Finance Director for seven years for a hotel and bar operator group and also has corporate finance experience from his time working with BDO accountants.
Brid Graham
Brid GrahamHead of IT Procurement
Brid is the head of IT procurement and joined Arkphire in 2011. With over 17 years’ experience working in the IT industry, she worked with Memorex Telex and EDS for 12 years primarily working with multinational clients in Europe. Brid is responsible for driving the commercial success of the multinational business, as Arkphire continues to scale internationally. Brid leads her team to provide innovative and simple IT procurement services that help our clients to grow in Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) by focusing on service and operational excellence.
John Murphy
John MurphyHead of Managed Services
John is the head of managed services and joined Arkphire in 2011. He heads up the managed service team at Arkphire, helping clients to plan, implement, monitor and optimise managed services and IT projects. John is responsible for the exponential growth of our managed services business, by aligning Arkphire’s services delivery model to our clients’ operations. John focuses on the maximum business value from IT assets and processes, to ensure our clients have the best performance and reliability of their core IT systems. With over 14 years’ experience working in the IT industry, John has worked in Decision Support Systems, Bank of Scotland and BT before joining Arkphire.

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