Irene Kinroy

Irene Kinroy is Head of Finance and Operations at Rocket Science. She is responsible for the overall financial stewardship of the company as well as supporting the Rocket Scientists in most things operational.  

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. 

Irene is a Treasurer for 2 charities local to her and a Rainbow Guider. 

FCCA – Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants 

Business Studies and Languages, Napier Polytechnic, Edinburgh 


Specialist areas

  • Management Accounts 
  • Statutory Accounts 
  • Payroll 

Little weaknesses

  • A good G&T – it’s 5 o’clock somewhere 
  • A good crime thriller – novel, TV