Professor Keith Freeman

Professor Keith Freeman


Keith Freeman is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting at London Business School. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Association of Certified Accountants and was one of the first-ever qualified accountants to obtain a Masters Degree in the United Kingdom, specialising in Finance and Accounting. He has experience as an audit manager, management accountant in both industry and commerce, management consultant, and his current activities include acting as financial and business advisor for a few long-standing clients. He also worked for what was then one of the leading city stockbrokers. He was a director of an independent financial advisory company for over twenty-five years and was also a director of a portfolio management company for twenty-one years until he assisted in its sale to a major Building Society.

From early in his career he became increasingly involved in training, eventually founding his own accountancy-training firm where he was responsible, as both author and editor, for the development of a wide range of training material used by accountancy students around the world. Before that he had extensive experience in the field of student training. He lectured on examination courses in the UK for most of the major tuition companies and also lectured on private sector accountancy courses in East Africa and the West Indies. His clients have included a number of the major accountancy firms.

Keith has lectured at the London Business School for over twenty years and was appointed to faculty in 1998. He has been a lecturer/tutor on Full-time and Executive Masters programmes and of corporate courses for an extensive list of major international companies. He has designed, directed and lectured on programmes for Suez, Allianz, SKU and Etisalat.

Keith has previously lectured on MBA courses of the University of Hull that were run in London and also designed, and lectured on, professional courses run for the Securities Institute Diploma. He taught for several years on the MBA programme of Richmond American University in London and is currently visiting faculty at the European School for Management and Technology and also at University College London. He has designed/run/taught on private training programmes for a variety of companies and organisations including airlines, consultants, insurance companies, investment banks, oil companies, retailers, universities and property companies.

His lecturing coverage includes corporate finance, financial management, financial planning, financial strategy, management accounting, cost accounting, quantitative techniques, financial analysis and financial accounting. A particular specialisation is teaching finance and accounting to non-financial executives.