Dr Allan Kearns is a Head of Prudential Analytics within the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI). Allan provides leadership both within the CBI and externally with Industry in developing and delivering an ambitious vision for analytics in a financial regulation environment.

 This vision is for the CBI to leverage both quantitative and narrative information to enhance all aspects of its micro- and macro-supervisory decision making. He has held a variety of leadership roles across central banking, including financial stability and risk management.  Allan lectures both domestically and abroad on topics related to risk management and corporate governance, and is board chair of a national charity.