Allan Kearns

Dr Allan Kearns is head of analytics within the Insurance Supervision Directorate at the Central Bank of Ireland.  In this role, he is responsible for the establishment of a new analytics function as part of the Solvency II change programme within the Central Bank.  The vision for this function is to extract insights from the new Solvency II Pillar 3 reporting to enhance data-driven supervisory and financial stability decision making. Prior to this role, Allan was a founding member of the Organisational Risk Division and Deputy CRO for the Central Bank, with responsibility for both financial and non-financial risk management frameworks.  Within this role, he was a member of both the Central Bank’s and Eurosystem’s risk management committees.  In his tenure at the Central Bank, and before that at the Bank of England, he gained wide experience across a number of other central banking policy areas, including Financial Stability, and Eurosystem/ECB relations. Allan has an MSc Economics from the London School of Economics, an MSc Risk Management (University College Dublin) and a doctorate from Trinity College (Dublin).  He has additional qualifications in public relations, leadership and executive coaching. He lectures on risk management topics, including governance and culture.  Allan has published on central banking topics.  He is a non-executive director and member of the board for a national charity.]]>

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