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

Keith is an internationally recognised economist and the author of over one hundred publications on public policy and planning issues, economic development and regulatory policy. Most recently, Keith has co-authored a series of publications on housing. The latest  – Garden Cities in Africa – was co-authored with Oni Oviri and has been published by  the International Garden Cities Institute, where he is a  founding partner (see

An alumni of the London School of Economic (LSE), Keith has been an adviser to the European Commission; he has also acted as a consultant to some of the world’s largest companies and financial institutions, including the global risk management specialist, Aon; the BBC; the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA); The Crown Estate;  KPMG;  Mott MacDonald Ltd;  the Government of Sarawak; the Swiss Bankers’ Association;  and Thomson Reuters plc.

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 a frequent commentator on Al Jazeera , the BBC and Radio France Internationale (RFI).

Keith has built up a strong relationship with many leading think tanks, notably the Centre for Policy Studies  where he is a Research Fellow; the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) where he is Regulation Fellow;  and the Initiative for Free Trade. He is a Senior Fellow of both the Adam Smith Institute and of the Euro Gulf Information Centre (EGIC), based in Rome.

Keith visits Sub Saharan Africa regularly and has a long standing commitment to Nigeria.