In what now seems like a previous life, Kenneth was an accountant and tax consultant with Arthur Andersen in Dublin. He then held various positions in the financial training business culminating in becoming the accounting specialist at BG training. There he trained analysts from all the major banks and published 'Accounting for Investment Analysts: an international perspective'. In 2009, Kenneth joined Barclays Capital as Deputy Head of European equity Research and lead analyst on Accounting Research. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, a member of the Securities Institute of Taxation in Ireland and a CFA charterholder.