Keith Clarke

Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Keith joined the board of Forum for the Future in 2011 and became chair in July 2012. He was formerly the chief executive of the global engineering and design consultancy, Atkins.

Keith is a chartered architect with more than 40 years’ experience in construction and engineering. He is a non-executive director for Sirius Minerals plc, Chair of Future Cities Catapult and Tidal Lagoon Power plc, vice president of the Institute of Civil Engineers, patron of the Environmental Industries Commission at Oxford; and has Honorary Fellowships from the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Structural Engineers and Cardiff University. He is also Visiting Professor for Sustainable Design at Aston University.


Keith served as chairman of the UK Construction Industry Council (CIC) from 2008-10 after previously chairing its Health and Safety Committee.