Gareth Lodge is a senior analyst with Celent’s Banking practice and is based in the firm's London office. His research focuses on payments.
Gareth has been widely quoted in the media, including Financial Times, BBC News, CNBC, Bloomberg, Computer Weekly, CardLine, Silicon, American Banker and European Card Review. He is a frequent speaker at such events as Sibos, EBADay, NACHA Payments, and the Global Payments Forum.
Prior to Celent, Gareth worked for Secura Monde International, where he was a senior consultant. Prior to that, he was a regional research director of European payments at TowerGroup. He has also worked in corporate strategy at VocaLink Ltd., been an information manager at The Technology Exchange Ltd., and was a senior researcher at Disclosure First Contact.
Gareth has a Bachelor of Science in quantity surveying from the University of Portsmouth and a post-graduate degree in information science from the University of North London.