Director Academic Liaison
GlaxoSmithKline, Inc
Philadelphia Pennsylvania UNITED STATES
Keith joined GSK in 2016 and leads the US Academic Liaison Team at GSK, based just outside Philadelphia at one of GSK’s 2 global R&D Hubs. At GSK, Keith is responsible for putting in place agreements to facilitate collaborations with US academic institutions and other global academic centers. Keith also works to find opportunities to improve and expand GSK’s search for innovative science and talent. Prior to GSK, Keith was at the global research charity, Wellcome Trust, where he was part of the Innovations team which financed a broad range of healthcare opportunities and managed a portfolio of projects worth over $130M. Keith trained as an organic chemist, and obtained his PhD at the University of Oxford. After a postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania, he spent 10 years in the biotech sector at Arrow Therapeutics and co-founded re:Viral, a UK-based biotech.