Global Co-Head of Citi’s 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 and the launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and led the creation of the first “net-zero companies” in 2015. He was a Founding Board Member of the We Mean Business climate coalition.
Keith was the Head of Investment Banking, a Partner, and Board Member of Goldman Sachs in Australia. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he was a Managing Director at UBS. Keith commenced his career as a commercial lawyer for Allen Allen & Hemsley.
Keith is the Founder of impact investing company, NEUW Ventures SA; a Director the Villars Institute; a founder of the Climate Leaders Coalition; a Director of the EO Wilson Biodiversity Foundation; a Governor of WWF Australia; a member of the Stakeholder Committee of Michelin; and a member of the Strategic Advisory Group of Business for Nature.
He holds the following qualifications: Bachelor of Economics; Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws (Sydney University); Advanced Management Program (INSEAD); and Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership (Cambridge University, UK). He was elected as an International Fellow of the Explorers Club in 2022.