Keith Grint

Keith Grint

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Keith Grint is Professor of Public Leadership at Warwick University.

He was Professor of Defence Leadership at Cranfield University and, prior to that, he was Professor of Leadership Studies and Director of the Lancaster Leadership Centre at Lancaster University Management School. Previously, Keith taught in Oxford for 12 years and he was Director of Research at Saïd Business School and a Fellow in Organisational Behaviour at Templeton College.

Keith spent 10 years in industry before switching to an academic career. He is a founding co-editor of the journal Leadership published by Sage, and founding co-organizer of the International Conference in Leadership Research. He remains a Visiting Research Professor at Lancaster University, an Associate Fellow of Templeton College, a Fellow of the Windsor Leadership Trust, and a Fellow of the Sunningdale Institute, a research arm of the UK’s National School of Government. He wrote the literature review for ‘Strengthening Leadership in the Public Sector’ (2000) a project of the Performance and Innovation Unit (Cabinet Office).


  • Leadership


Keith teaches on the following programmes:

Keith teaches on the following programmes:

  • MBA
  • Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme
  • Coaching and Consulting for Change