Keith has been using theatre as a training and development tool for nearly 20 years and regularly works with a varied spectrum of organisations and institutions. In conjunction with this he also has direct experience of managing a large and successful team within a corporate environment, having worked as a Cruise Director for Cunard Lines Queen Mary 2 he was responsible for a team of 120 including 6 direct reports. He also currently fronts the multi-million pound QVC Account for Vionic Shoes in the UK, Italy & the USA.
He is experienced in one-to-one role-plays (an effective tool for practising difficult conversations), Forum Theatre (where group feedback assesses the personal impact and communication of the participants), Hot Seating (useful for exploring the depth and complexity of human action) & scripted performances where the key messages unfold within the drama of the piece.
Keith has been involved in many ongoing personal development projects for several companies including British Telecom’s drive towards a meritocracy, London Undergrounds initiatives on conflict resolution, restructuring and Management training for the NHS and stress testing future leaders within the Civil Service. Within the last 12 months he has worked extensively with Marks & Spencers, WHSmith, Ericsson, Neste and Orsted on delivering effective feedback and is regularly involved in Customer Service training for Mercedes Benz and Recruitment Assessment for BAE Systems & Knauff.
One of Keith’s favourite roles is as an Emcee and he regularly fronts a variety of Corporate Events, including Annual Conferences and Award Ceremonies. Recently he has shared the stage with the likes of Marc Randolph, Dame Inga Beale and Tal Ben-Shahar.
Keith has several clients who he presents for on TV and as a result is regularly approached to facilitate presentation skills training for aspiring presenters and business leaders looking to develop their executive presence. Personal confidence, understanding body language and how to develop and use your voice effectively are at the core of his work.