Keith graduated in Law from Cambridge University in 1988 before attending the College of Law in Guildford. He joined Herbert Smith in 1990, qualifying as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1992.

He has 18 years of experience providing legal services to the insurance and reinsurance industry in the UK, Europe and Bermuda, latterly focusing on legacy business and the run-off acquisition sector.

Keith spent nine years as a partner in the Insurance and Reinsurance industry group at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP.

He acted for Catalina Holdings Ltd in relation to the acquisition of Overseas Partners Re Ltd from Overseas Partners Ltd in 2005.

He acted for Bear Stearns International in relation to the acquisition of the Minster Group of companies from French insurer Groupama SA in 2006/2007.

He joined Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd as General Counsel in October 2007.