Keith was CEO of e2v technologies plc, a global electronics company, from 1998 to 2013, having previously worked at a senior level within the telecommunications, defence and aerospace sectors. Keith led a management buy-out of e2v in 2002, listing the company on the LSE in 2004 and delivering a return of 3 X to 3i. e2v was acquired by a US corporate for £600m+.
A former Chair of the CBI’s Employment and Skills Board and on the Advisory Board for Essex Police and Crime Commission, Keith is currently the Chair of the Board of Governors at Anglia Ruskin University.
As an advisor and active direct investor, Keith has been engaged on a range of consultancy projects with Private Equity; pre-acquisition due diligence, turnaround and buy and build. He has directly invested in a number of younger companies operating in the digital, fintech/banking, bio pharma and renewables sectors. Where appropriate, Keith provides C Level mentoring and support to management in those businesses.
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