Keith is the Global Co-Head of the Global Sustainability & Corporate Transitions Group. In this role, Keith leads Citi’s sustainability engagement with its corporate clients, supporting them with strategic and M&A advice, financing and capital markets solutions, and investor engagement, as they transition their businesses towards more sustainable models.
Prior to Citi, Keith was the CEO of The B Team, an NGO comprised of a group of 24 CEO’s of global companies, leading entrepreneurs, and civil society leaders to drive a better way of doing business. Keith was an active participant in the Paris Climate Agreement process.
Earlier, Keith was Head of Investment Banking (and a Board member) of Goldman Sachs in Australia. He also headed the Industrials group across EMEA with GS. Here, he co-led the negotiations on behalf of Goldman Sachs for the successful merger of Goldman Sachs Australia and JB Were in 2003, and then led the merged Investment Banking business for the subsequent four years to 2007 as it grew to a top 3 position in the Australasian market.
Prior to joining GS in 2002, Keith was a Managing Director at UBS in Australia (2006-2002), and prior to that at Bankers Trust (1991-96).
Keith commenced his career as a commercial lawyer for Allen Allen & Hemsley (1989-91)
Keith is also the Founder & CEO of impact investing company, NEUW Ventures SA, Chairman of the Global Footprint Network (an organisation that produces the national footprint accounts and promotes Earth Overshoot Day); a Governor of WWF-Australia; a Global Ambassador to the Wilderness Foundation Global; a Senior Advisor to WILD11; and a member of the Rewilding Europe Circle.