Global Head, Professors, Research and Translation and Joint Managing Partner, UK
Keith Zimmerman leads our Global Research and Translation Practice and is joint Managing Director for our UK business.
Keith has spent much of his career in senior university administration positions, most recently as Secretary of The Open University (OU). At the OU, Keith was responsible for the University's effective governance, and all administrative and operational management including Student Services, Finance, Human Resources, Estates and Information Technology. Keith was also Chair of the board of FutureLearn, the open learning platform established the OU in 2012. Prior to joining the OU, Keith held the role of Director of Student Administration and Services at the University of Oxford and before that a number of roles at the University of Exeter, including that of Academic Registrar.
Before working in higher education, he was variously a bookseller, sailor and chef. Keith holds a BA in Political Science from Kenyon College.
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