CEO, British Business Bank
Keith Morgan has been leading the planning and establishment of the British Business Bank since January 2013, working from within the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Prior to this, Keith was formerly a Director and Head of Wholly-Owned Investments at UKFI, joining in 2009 to manage the UK Government’s shareholdings in Bradford & Bingley, Northern Rock and Northern Rock Asset Management. Keith joined UKFI from Banco Santander where he was a Director of Sovereign Bancorp in the US, focusing on Bank’s retail and SME strategy and the integration of Sovereign into Santander.
He was previously Director of Strategy and Planning at Abbey National and a member of the Executive Committee, and also served as Chairman of Santander’s Asset Management and Credit Card businesses in the UK. Before joining Abbey in 2004, Keith spent 18 years at L.E.K. Consulting, where he was a partner specialising in financial services. Keith holds an MA in politics, philosophy and economics from University College, Oxford and an MBA from Harvard Business School.