Governance and Structure
Melvyn Keen has an MA in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and of the Royal Society of Arts.
Melvyn began his career in finance in 1976. During the 1980s he had various roles in consulting and finance in companies such as Andersen Consulting and Argyll Group. Melvyn was a Senior Manager in the Consulting Division of Price Waterhouse in the 1990s, serving as Deputy EMEA Training Leader and Global Training Operations Leader for the final four years of his time at PW.
In 2000 Melvyn transferred to the Higher Education sector by first joining the University of Cambridge as Interim Finance Director and then Middlesex University as Director of Finance and subsequently Deputy Chief Executive, a post he held until 2014. He was, until recently, a Trustee of CASE Europe, has been Chair of the Board of Governors at his local primary school, a Governor of Tottenham University Technical College from 2013 to 2014, and recently a Trustee of Chase High School.