Keith has lived in Wigan all his life and attended Wigan Grammar School. He was for many years a teacher in both Middle and Secondary schools. In the last fifteen years or so he has been working for the European Union developing international projects designed to bring together people of different countries cultures and faiths, something he is passionately involved with.
He is very involved with his local church and also with the local community in Orrell, where he now lives. In his spare time he has been a passionate follower of Wigan Athletic all his life and is also a keen mountaineer.
Keith has been member of Wigan Rotary for eight years.