About Keith

Keith is the founder and Director of Keith Boyfield Associates Limited, a consulting firm which brings together specialist Associates who are based across the globe.

Keith is an internationally recognised economist and the author of over ninety publications on public policy  and planning issues, economic development and regulatory policy. He is a well known commentator on economic, financial and public policy issues. An alumni of the London School of Economics (LSE),  he pursued post graduate research into the performance of state owned enterprises (SOEs) where his academic supervisor was Professor William Letwin. Later on, Professor Letwin became a partner in a consulting firm the two founded to focus on competition and regulatory issues.

Keith has been an adviser to the European Commission and he has also acted as a consultant to some of the world’s largest companies , trade bodies and organisations, including Aon, the BBC, the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA), the Commonwealth Business Council, The Crown Estate, KPMG, Mott MacDonald Ltd., the Swiss Bankers’ Association and Thomson Reuters plc. His consultancy work focuses on the agri-business, energy, financial services, media, property and transport sectors.

Keith Boyfield with Dr Mitchell Belfer, President of the Euro Gulf Information Centre, Rome at the Margaret Thatcher Lecture held at the Guildhall, London in July 2016

Keith Boyfield with Dr Mitchell Belfer, President of the Euro Gulf Information Centre, Rome at the Margaret Thatcher Lecture held at the Guildhall, London in July 2016

Keith has built up a strong relationship with several leading think tanks, notably the Centre for Policy Studies, founded by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Sir Keith Joseph. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and a Senior Fellow of the Adam Smith Institute. In addition, he is a Research Fellow of the European Policy Forum, chaired by Lord Tugendhat; the Kosciuszko Institute in Poland; and the Euro Gulf Information Centre, a recently established international relations institute located in Rome.

Keith has contributed to The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, City AM, The Yorkshire Post and La Razon in Madrid. He is also a frequent commentator on a range of international broadcast channels including Al Jazeera , the BBC and Radio France Internationale (RFI).

Keith Boyfield chairs a session of the Financial Centres Summit in Dublin - October 17, 2017 - with Derek Andrews, Invest NI, Kevin Wall, CEO, Barclays Bank Ireland, and Kieran Donoghue, IDA Ireland.

Keith Boyfield chairs a session of the Financial Centres Summit in Dublin – October 17, 2017 – with Derek Andrews, Invest NI, Kevin Wall, CEO, Barclays Bank Ireland, and Kieran Donoghue, IDA Ireland.

Keith contributes to a number of academic journals, specialist monthlies and magazines, such as Financial Centres International and Global Aviation, published by Fintel Publications in Dublin;  Caucasus International published by the Center for Strategic Studies in Baku, Azerbaijan; and the Journal of World Economics (www.world-economics-journal.com), based in London.

With Daniel Greenberg, a leading parliamentary counsel, barrister and  Associate Research Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London,  Keith has co-authored a series of publications for the Centre for Policy Studies on planning reform  including  Pink Planning (November 2014) and three subsequent follow up reports: A Suggestion for the Housing and Planning Minister (May 2015); A Convergence of Interests (May 2016); and Housing: The Moment of Maximum Opportunity (February 2017), published by the Centre for Policy Studies.  The UK government committed to introducing legislation to implement key aspects of Pink Planning in its Housing White Paper, published this Spring. Keith is also a founding partner of the International Garden Cities Institute (www.gardencitiesinstitute.com), based in Letchworth, Britain.

Keith is frequently invited to speak at international seminars and conferences.  In July 2017 he helped organise and was a lead speaker – alongside Rory Stewart MP, Dfid & Foreign Office Minister –  at The Great Lakes Trade Summit held in Kampala, Uganda; in June 2017 he was one of the main speakers, alongside Graham Brady MP, at a special Brexit Programme organised by the Metropolitan University in Prague, Czech Republic; while in October 2017 he is due to be speak at the Financial Centres Summit in Dublin, Ireland. Previously, he has been  a keynote speaker at a conference focusing on Russian foreign policy held at the Finnish Parliament, Helsinki (November 2016), while in 2015 he was a lead speaker at The International Family Office Association investors’ forum held in Guangzhou, China. He has co-chaired many events including the NATO/Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Summer School held in Baku; and the Financial Centres International summit held in Dublin. He also acted as Rapporteur for the inaugural Roundtable for African Central Bank Governors held in Washington DC. He visits the Middle East regularly and he was invited as an observer of the elections held in the Kingdom of Bahrain in November 2014.

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Keith Boyfield

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