Our People


The people that we use to design, develop and deliver our skills enhancement programs are carefully selected according to key criteria:

  • Experience within large financial institutions or corporations
  • Established reputation for delivering training and/or strategic consultancy at senior management team levels
  • Flexibility to enhance training methods and materials in response to client’s needs
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.

The skills and experience of our team mean… we are not ‘just another training company’.

Our Founder –

Keith Waitt, President and CEO

Keith has a successful track record in the banking world, spanning 23 years at Citigroup in London and New York, in a variety of leadership roles managing businesses, people and risk. Since establishing Consultancy Matters, Keith has taught and advised corporate and investment bankers, regulators and academics in risk management practices and training curricula on a global basis.

12 years of Keith’s career were dedicated to developing risk management competencies, encompassing Senior Credit Risk Management positions, and designing and building Citigroup’s Global Risk and Compliance Training & Development Group. During this time, he led the career development initiatives of Citigroup’s Risk and Compliance organization, which included the management associate programs and mentoring and mobility programs for over 5,500 staff around the world.

Keith is a Business Honors Graduate from Edinburgh University (UK) and holds a Dean’s List award from The Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania (USA). He is a former governor of the New York chapter of the Risk Management Association (RMA) and is currently on the chapter’s Education and Standards Committee. Keith is a member of the Global Council for Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona and also an Executive in Residence and Director of the Thunderbird Global Risk Management Center at the School. Keith chaired a masterclass stream at the 2012 RiskMinds Geneva conference facilitating a panel of FSA, academic and industry experts.

Keith is passionate about the pursuit of training excellence in the risk management profession; in recognition of the enhanced learning and development methodologies he has developed and incorporated tailored game-based learning into the Consultancy Matters blended learning approach.

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