Kevin Pankhurst Peña

Manager, Applications Development

Kevin manages the application development team in Barcelona, Spain. He joined Cognativ with over 25 years of experience in software design, development, enhancement and support. He has worked in many areas including banking, finance and embedded programming. Kevin has extensive experience as a senior developer in companies such as Citibank, Wolters Kluwer and Mannes. He possesses strong technical knowledge, business analysis skills and expertise in the financial sector gained through the development and support of mission critical production systems, especially for equities trading. Kevin also has a track record of delivering sophisticated software solutions in high pressure environments with demanding deadlines.

Kevin graduated from Imperial College, London with a Master of Engineering (Hons) degree in Software Engineering and then he pursued his PhD in Construction Robotics at Imperial. He grew up and worked in London before moving to Spain several years ago. He speaks fluent Spanish and has a passion for mountain biking, sailing and Spanish food.