Keith Elliott is Associate Director, responsible for Global Marketing of Forensics and Human Identity at QIAGEN. He received his B.Sc. in Biological Sciences from Lancaster University in 1996 and M.Sc. in Biomedical and Forensic Egyptology from the University of Manchester in 1998. Keith has worked in the field of forensic science for over 20 years, starting in research and development at the UK Forensic Science Service in 1998. During his time at the FSS, Keith led the development of several key innovations including laser microdissection for sexual assault sample analysis, and the world’s first fully integrated point-of-need STR analysis system. After leaving the FSS, Keith held commercial roles at Key Forensic Services and IntegenX before joining QIAGEN in 2013.