Research & Advisory
London, United Kingdom


Gareth's research focuses on Payments. As part of the payments team, his prime focus is on corporate payments, working closely with his colleagues in the Corporate Banking team.

He is a leading expert on:

  • bank payment processing, and is the analyst who has been covering payment services hubs the longest in the industry;
  • payment networks and infrastructures, including Swift, ACH and Wires;
  • and real-time payments, a topic he has been active in since 2006, and has worked in on almost every continent.

Gareth has been widely quoted in the media, including American Banker, New York Times and BBC News, and is a frequent speaker at such events as Sibos, EBADay, NACHA Payments, as well as private events around the world.

Prior to Celent, Gareth worked for Secura Monde International, a leading cash consultancy; as Regional Research Director of European Payments at TowerGroup; and in corporate strategy at VocaLink Ltd, the UK ACH and ATM network.

Gareth has a Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying from the University of Portsmouth, and a Post-Graduate Degree in Information Science from the University of North London.

Latest insights

View all insights

Related events

  • 18 - 19 June 2024
    Lisbon Congress Center, Lisbon, Portugal
    Join Celent's Patricia Hines, Gareth Lodge, and 1,300 industry participants at EBAday 2024 in Lisbon, Portugal. Patty is moderating the panel di…
  • 7 - 23 May 2024
    In today's rapidly evolving landscape, it has never been more crucial to maximize the value of your technology spending. Our research, based on…
  • 21 March 2024
    AI: The Race is On - Accelerate to a Competitive Advantage with AI Virtual Event - March 21, 2024 Join us as we reflect on the advancements of A…
  • 12 March 2024
    United States
    Gareth and Zil attending ACI Analyst Day in New York
View all events

Related news

View all news articles