Seamus Keating

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, Compare the Market Limited (CtM Board) and Chairman, BISL Limited (IDO Board)

Senior Independent Director, BGL (Holdings) Limited (BGL Group Board) 
Chairman, BISL Limited (IDO Board)


Seamus has experience as a finance and technology leader in both the public and private sectors. Since January 2020, he has been Chief Executive Officer of First Derivatives plc, a provider of data analytics software and consulting services. 

Seamus was once one of the youngest CFOs in the FTSE serving as main Board director of Logica plc from 2002 until April 2012 and as CFO from 2002 until 2010 when he became Chief Operating Officer and head of its Benelux operations. 

Following his departure from Logica in 2012, Seamus used his experience across a varied portfolio of interests in the public and private equity markets.  He is currently non-executive chairman of Version1, a private equity owned Technology Services business, operating in the UK and Ireland.  

Seamus is a management accountant (FCMA).

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