Keith has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in financial services, first joining Hambro Life in 1981, which later became Allied Dunbar Assurance plc, where he progressed to Sales Director and then Managing Director before moving to be one of the three founders and Managing Director of J Rothschild Assurance (now St James’s Place plc) in 1991.
Keith co-founded the Financial Services Forum in 1997 (sold to Incisive Media in 2019) and served as Chairman and CEO of Inter-Alliance Group plc from 2002 before taking a role as Non-Executive Director of the Tenet Group in 2005. Later that year, Keith co-founded Foster Denovo Group plc, serving as Non-Executive Chairman until 2017. In 2007, Keith became CEO of Openwork, where he founded Omnis Investments. He also became Chairman of Affordable mortgage intermediary Censeo Financial which remains the case to date.
In 2009, Keith went on to co-found Caerus Capital where he served as CEO, subsequently purchased by Intrinsic (now part of Quilter plc) in 2017. In 2018 he founded and acted as Chairman of AdAlpha Solutions, subsequently purchased by AJ Bell plc in 2021. He was also a founding Non-Executive Director of Metro Bank plc between 2010 and 2019.
In 2023, Keith became joint founder and Non-Executive Chairman of House, a new estate agent.
Keith joined Harbour Rock Capital as a Non-Executive Director in October 2023 and will become Chairman on receipt of approval from the FCA.