Kieran is a Senior Analyst in Celent’s Banking practice and is based in London. His research focuses on the impact of technology-driven change in both the retail and corporate banking sectors, with an emphasis on the role that open banking, data and analytics, and cloud technologies have in transforming customer propositions and the long-term value chain in banking.
An experienced analyst with close to 20 years in the industry, Kieran works closely with banks, vendors and payment processors on their technology and business strategies. His client engagements have covered a range of topics, including real-time payments, open banking, corporate treasury, payment cards, and digital commerce. Prior to joining Celent, Kieran was Research Director for the Financial Services Technology and Industries teams at Ovum (now Omdia). In addition to his work with the banking, payments and vendor ecosystems in this role, Kieran had wide exposure to the technology transformation imperatives (including around payments) of enterprises in verticals including government, higher education, healthcare and telecoms.
A frequent contributor to the national, international, and trade press, Kieran is a regular speaker and chair at industry conferences and closed industry events. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham.
2 August 2021The concept of open banking payments (OBP) may not be new, but it has become one of the hottest topics in the payment industry. The ability to b…
2 August 2021Open banking payments (OBP) is one of the hottest topics in the payment industry. Alongside the potential to disrupt existing payment flows, int…
25 July 2021Banks face increasing competition in the small business space from a range of different types of provider, each of which is looking to either en…
7 June 2021Now is the time to invest in payments data monetisation. The concept of leveraging payments data to enhance services for corporate clients is we…
18 - 19 May 2021
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23 - 25 March 2021
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16 July 2021
As Kieran Hines, Senior Analyst at Celent explains: “The opportunity for banks in payments data monetisation is in adding value in a number of d…
18 June 2021
Kieran Hines, analyst at Celent, said there has been growing demand for digital banking services over a number of years. “While it is sensible t…
18 June 2021
“Corporate clients are increasingly looking to their bank partners to help them run more efficiently, and this creates a number of opportunities…
14 June 2021
"Corporate clients are increasingly looking to their bank partners to help them run more efficiently, and this creates a number of opportunities…