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Senior Analyst, Financial Services
Philip works in Omdia’s financial services team, where he focuses on payments and digital banking trends as well as business strategy for the banking sector.
Philip has been an analyst in the financial services sector since 2013, with a background in consumer behavioral trends and their impact on payments, retail, and digital commerce. His main research interests are in open banking, real-time payments, and digital transformation. Philip provides analysis on key developments driving technological change in the financial services industry and advises clients on how to adapt.
Prior to joining Omdia in 2020, Philip spent seven years at Euromonitor, a strategic FMCG market research firm. He holds a degree in business from the University of the West of England, Bristol.
MWC 2022: Fintech recap – partnerships, alternative payments, and super apps
Analyst Opinion / 16 Mar 2022 / Philip Benton
A recap of the key fintech trends observed at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), attracting more than 60,000 live attendees, which took place in Barcelona on February 28 to March 3, 2022.
Market Landscape: Central Bank Digital Currencies
Report / 06 May 2022 / Philip Benton
Cryptocurrencies were once seen as at best a fad and at worst a vehicle for money laundering. Now, however, they are recognized as much more, and governments are exploring central bank digital currency, also known as CBDC.
Fintech partnerships central to the banking ecosystem
Analyst Opinion / 14 Jun 2022 / Philip Benton
The early days of the fintech were about “disrupting” banking, but incumbents and fintechs increasingly work together to lead innovation as the value-add is now how you develop on top of the technology stack, not in building the foundations
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