Irene Kinroy

Irene Kinroy

Head of Finance and Operations


Irene joined Rocket Science in May 2019. She is a qualified accountant with over 15 years’ experience in senior finance roles across both private and charitable sectors, including at RZSS, based at Edinburgh Zoo, where she convinced her daughter that she looked after the monkeys.

She is responsible for the overall financial stewardship of the company as well as supporting the Rocket Scientists in most things operational. Irene is a Treasurer for 2 charities local to her and a Rainbow Guider.

Key skills:

  • Management Accounts
  • Statutory Accounts
  • Payroll


  • FCCA – Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Business Studies and Languages, Napier Polytechnic, Edinburgh

Little weaknesses:

  • A good G&T
  • A good crime thriller – novel, TV