Keith has been advising the company since its foundation in 1999 and formally joined SDDirect’s Board as a Non Executive Director in 2015.
Keith brings to the Board 25 years of executive management experience across finance, strategy and international growth. He previously held divisional board level positions at a number of US global media businesses including News Corporation, Time Warner and Universal Inc. While at News Corporation he was Chief Operating Officer of HarperCollins UK and International. He is a chartered accountant by training and worked for Price Waterhouse in the early part of his career.
Keith is currently a Non Executive Chairman of a number of businesses in the genetics and technology fields and is an active investor in early stage businesses. His primary focus as both a Board director and Chairman is to help businesses to deliver sustainable revenue and profit growth over the long term, while maintaining high levels of corporate governance and financial discipline.
He holds an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and enjoys tennis, skiing and cycling and reading political biographies.