Ronald holds a Master in Law, is a Doctor of Philosophy and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (retired); he was also formerly a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Alongside his Key trustee post, he is Chair of Home-Start Bury and an advisor to the Strategic Management Board for Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements. He also is a director of the Disabled Students’ Allowances – Quality Assurance Group. Previous governance roles include being on the board of the Valuation Tribunal Service and Prospect Homes Group. This extensive board experience helps Key understand best practice and learn from other board processes.

Ronald’s extensive career has seen him write or deliver more than 150 publications and presentations across 14 countries. His specialism in law and risk add considerable value to Key board’s duty to ensure our decision-making process is informed, rigorous and that appropriate risk and control is set-up and monitored.

Having also run his own private practice before retirement, Ronald also offers business development insight and brings his dispute resolution skills to the Board.