Keith was invited to join the Board in 2002, following an illustrious 40-year career in the banking sector. Prior to retirement, Keith was Director of Group Personnel for Lloyds TSB. His area of expertise is Human Resources, which is a crucial for the Board as New Hope employs around 70 members of staff and has over 150 volunteers that are regularly involved. Keith spent 25 years of this working life on the international scene. Keith is also a trustee for international aid charity Mission Direct and he travels frequently to Brazil.