Keith has served as a socio-cultural advisor to United States Africa Command for the past the 10 years. Keith has extensive experience conducting field research assignments across East Africa on behalf of the United States Department of Defense and has led outreach efforts between the US military and East African oil companies. Keith would regularly advise senior US Government officials on extremist networks and ethno-political dynamics. He has completed assignments with Special Operations Command, USAFRICOM, and Combined Joint Task Force — Horn of Africa. Keith has a PhD in International Development.