Keith Burnet

Senior Communications Advisor

Keith Burnet joined UNU-MERIT in November 2021. He has over 30 years’ experience in communications roles in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors including as Managing Director of Communications and Publishing at Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) working with its executive and non-executive leadership to develop and implement organisational and communications strategies. His other communications roles include with Wood Mackenzie & Co, NatWest Securities, Wiley-Blackwell, the Industrial Society (now Work Foundation), the Disablement Income Group and the UK Labour Party.

Keith is Chair of the Board of Trustees of the All Survivors Project which supports global efforts to eradicate conflict-related sexual violence against men and boys. He studied business and politics at Oxford Brookes University, UK and Curtin University, Western Australia.