Keith is an experienced business development specialist – as Development Director he provides additional expertise, experience and resource to the team during an important period of development for the firm.
After qualifying as a mechanical engineer, an early career in the engineering industry and obtaining an MBA, he has spent over 25 years in business development, marketing and general management in the IP services sector, being instrumental in the growth of three different firms of Patent and Trademark attorneys over this time period.
His expertise includes IP Management & Quality systems ( including ISO9001 ), IP procurement, Business Development, Project and commercial Management, IP budgeting & planning ; IP education and training;
Industry experience includes Professional Services ( IP attorney services and Management consulting ) , Mining & mineral processing, Industrial automation, Off-highway vehicles, Power Industry, General engineering and defence, Marine, Tourism.
Outside work his interests include sailing, windsurfing and building renovation projects.