Kieran Hines

Practice Leader, Financial Services Technology

Kieran is the practice leader of Ovum’s financial services technology team, which focuses on the challenges facing the insurance, retail and corporate banking sectors. His own subject specialism is retail payments and, in his career to date, he has published and led research across many of the issues driving change in this industry. He has also designed and delivered a number of large-scale bespoke projects to further examine these topics.

Prior to joining Ovum, Kieran spent 10 years at Datamonitor Financial. As Content Director, he was responsible for both the Consumer Payments and Private Wealth Management research areas, as well as overseeing a central research unit and the Asia Pacific analyst team. In addition to having responsibility for the direction and quality of all analytical output, Kieran was also tasked with helping to form the wider commercial strategy for the business.

An experienced speaker at conferences and client events, Kieran regularly shares research findings with both these audiences and the media.

He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Nottingham.