Geoffrey Keeys has a degree in law and over 30 years board experience in international business in the oil, engineering and financial services industries as well as in the UK public sector.
He was Director of Group Business Services for Prudential Corporation plc., between 1984 and 1995, Prior to joining Prudential he held director positions for Chubb plc., an organization with a number of worldwide businesses in the mechanical and electronic security industry and for Massey Ferguson’s European and World Export operations, a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment
In 1995 he started Strategic Thinking Group in the UK, a business that provides clients with processes that help them develop, implement and sustain their business strategy (www.strategicthinker.com)
He has worked closely with Chairman, Chief Executives and other board members of all of these businesses both on the development and implementation of business strategy and board effectiveness issues.
He was a non Executive Director of Her Majesty’s Prison Service in the early 1990s and has been a trustee of a number of charities and pension funds. He was a founding shareholder and investor in Resistance Media when it was established in December 2004 and Incite solutions Ltd. in early 2007 and is an investor in other early stage businesses.
His clients include FTSE 100 organisations such as Prudential Corporation plc and Old Mutual , FTSE 250 organisations such as Christian Salvesen and UK Mail as well as not for profit organisations such as The London Clinic and The Institute for Customer Service and early stage / start up businesses.
Geoff’s involvement at ISL stretches across a number of remits from helping in defining and delivering the overriding strategy and direction of the business through to being heavily involved in the back office management whilst also engaging with clients by leading or assisting with executive assignments where appropriate.