Charlotte Keenan

Head of Corporate Engagement, EMEA

Goldman Sachs International

Charlotte joined Goldman Sachs in 2015 as Head of Corporate Engagement, EMEA. She oversees the 10,000 Small Businesses Programme in the UK as well as the Office of Corporate Engagement which leads the Firm’s impact investing and philanthropic work.   

Previously,  Charlotte was the Chief Executive of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation,  a charity focused on countering religious extremism. For seven years, Charlotte was integral in devising, building and developing all the Foundation’s global programmes as well as leading the strategic vision of the Foundation. She remains on the Board of the US Branch of the Foundation and also serves on the Board of the Global Fund for Community Engagement and Resilience.  

She started her career in Investment Banking, working firstly with Jefferies & Co in Houston, and then with JPMorgan Cazenove in London, where she focused on the energy and industrials sector.

Charlotte holds a Master’s Degree from Oxford University,  where she was also President of the Oxford Union. She was also a Frank Knox Fellow at Harvard University where she studied International Relations and holds a Master’s in International Affairs Degree from Columbia University in New York. In her spare time,  Charlotte is taking her wine exams with the Wine and Spirits Educational Trust. She also serves on the Board of a wine start-up company, Red Squirrel Wine.