Kieran is an experienced policy analyst and capital market professional, who has worked in various capacities within the financial services industry from 2007. Kieran’s primary role involves the implementation of regional financial sector diversification initiatives, serving on the ECCB FinTech Working Group and the implementation of policies for the development of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market (ECSM).
Previously she served as a Senior Securities Market Policy and Research Analyst to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC); making notable contributions to regulatory reporting and compliance requirements for market intermediaries; and the sale of structured fixed income investment instruments.
During her 1-year tenure as a Country Economist at the ECCB, she wrote a policy paper on the Implications of Mergers and Acquisitions for the Telecommunications Sector; published in the ECCB Economic and Financial review (September 2015).
Within the brokerage industry, she gained investor relations, education and marketing experience as a Business Development and Private Client Relations professional presenting at numerous investment and financial planning seminars. Additionally, Ms St. Omer served as a Lecturer for regional financial market training courses, including the ECCB Savings and Investment Course and the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market Certification Program.
Kieran recently completed a post graduate Capital Market Fellowship Program with the International Finance Corporation and Milken Institute at the George Washington University, USA. As part of the program, she interned as a Financial Professional/Private Equity Associate at an Investment Advisory firm in New York. In May 2019, she competed and won a Capital Market Game-Changer’s Policy Shark Tank at the Milken Institute Global Conference held in Los Angeles. She also holds a Bsc in Economics and Accounting (UWI) and is currently pursuing Level 2 of the Chartered Financial Analyst Program.