Born in Christchurch, New Zealand. , He graduated with masters of economics from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Keiran has 18 years investment management experience in Central and Eastern European Equities and Properties. One of the leading managers in Continental European Equities. He managed the Newton Continental European Fund (ranked 6th out of 91 funds over a five year period . The fund performance was +136.7% versus +79.6% for the FTSE Europe ex UK index and +93.9% for the S&P Europe ex UK sector. He was AAA rated fund manager rated by S&P and Forsythe partners. He managed the European team and grew the funds under management from $20m to funds totaling $2bn .He was the winner of numerous fund manager of the year awards. He has been specializing in commercial property since 2003.