Kieran St Omer

Lead for ECCU Regional RE Infrastructure Financing Facility

Kieran is a financial market professional with over 15 years of consolidated regional and international experience. Kieran works in the Governor’s Immediate Office at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank serving as lead on multiple regional financial sector diversification project initiatives, namely: the ECCU Renewable Energy Infrastructure Investment Facility, Money and Capital Market Development and the Financial Institutions Lead on the ECCB Central Bank Digital Currency Pilot.

Previously, she was the: Regional Government Securities Market Lead; Senior Capital Market Regulatory Analyst for policy and research; a Country Economist and Policy Analyst. She has also served as a facilitator for the ECCB Savings and Investment Course and the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market Certification Program for several years. Kieran is a member of the ECCB Securities Settlement Working Group, ECCB Fintech Working Group, and also represents the Bank on the Commonwealth FinTech Technical Advisory Committee.

Prior to joining the central bank, Kieran worked as a Business Development and Private Client Relations professional with First Citizens Investment Services Limited. There she specialized in debt capital markets, investor relations and product development. As a 2018 Graduate Scholar of the IFC-Milken Institute Capital Market Graduate Fellowship Programme at the George Washington University, she interned as an Associate with private equity firm Clayton Dublier & Rice. In May 2019, her team’s Renewable Energy Solution won the Milken Institute Global Conference Capital Market Game Changer’s Policy Shark Tank. She is the co-chair of the IFC-Milken Institute Alumni Press and Publications Committee and a member of the Women’s Leadership Committee. Kieran has completed Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst Programme and she holds a BSc (Honors) degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of the West Indies.