Prof. Keith Straughan
Professor of International Education

Keith has enjoyed a long career in both academia and business. He holds degrees in radiological physics, pure physics and theology. He was on the team of scientists and medics who deployed the world’s first clinical MRI scanner and pursued his doctoral studies on the optimisation of the clinical performance of such instruments. He was subsequently on the faculty at Imperial College, the Royal London Hospital Medical School and Cambridge University and led the project to develop a new university in Milton Keynes, UK, the fastest- growing city in Europe. While on the faculty at Imperial, Keith span out four companies working in diagnostic imaging. He has served as CEO of a global EdTech company and serves on the Board of a number of high-tech and education companies. He has academic interests in education 4.0 and smart cities, and is an active non-executive director, consultant and executive coach.