Prior to joining iMPOWER in 2015, Kieran was Special Advisor to the Secretary of State for Health, working on key reforms in the NHS and social care systems.

Kieran also ran a successful consultancy supporting NHS clients to deliver large-scale performance improvements, including a project in Cornwall which delivered a 34% reduction in emergency admissions; 27% increase in satisfaction and a notional return on investment of 5:1.

Kieran also worked under Tony Blair as his Special Advisor, and for Professor Sir Michael Barber as a senior member of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit. Kieran is on the board of the think-tank Demos, and holds an honours degree from Oxford University and an MA in Politics and Social Policy from the University of Nottingham.