Keith founded and leads one of the largest pre-employment vetting businesses in the UK, Reed Screening, part of the family-owned recruitment company of the same name.
Keith also sits on the board of two industry trade associations and chairs a Metropolitan Police founded Charity, SAFERjobs, an organisation protecting and advising over 2m job seekers. SAFERjobs were endorsed in the UK's first Labour Market Strategy commissioned by No 10 and published in May 2018.
Keith was recently appointed to the Ministerial Advisory Panel for UK Government on the Matthew Taylor Review of Modern Employment Practices and advises UK GOV on labour market strategy. Keith was also on the Equality in Recruitment committee headed by then UK Prime Minister David Cameron, and advised on Ban the Box for UK Government led by then Secretary of State for Justice Michael Gove. Keith is a Committee Member of ECHO, which is a Home Office body advising on current and future legislation around right to work.
Keith is a Non Executive Board Member at Glasgow Clyde College and a Trustee of a grant-making charity which has awarded over £15m in grants.
Keith has an MBA from Aston Business School and is currently completing his PhD in Business Enterprise. He was awarded a Home Office Commendation Award for services to recruitment in 2016 and was recognised by the Queen for services to tackling labour market abuse in 2018.
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