Keith Padgett is a Falkland Islands politician who has served as the Director of Finance of the Falkland Islands since 2008 and Chief Executive of the Falkland Islands since 2012. Padgett was originally appointed to the office of Financial Secretary, which was renamed Director of Financewith the implementation of the 2009 Constitution. He also acts as Director of Corporate Resources.
Padgett first came to the Falklands in 2001 to serve as Deputy Financial Secretary under Derek Howatt. He was a candidate for Chief Executive in 2007, losing out to Tim Thorogood. In 2008 he succeeded Howatt as Financial Secretary and in 2012 Padgett became Chief Executive of the Falkland Islands, taking over from Thorogood who resigned for family reasons (Source: Wikipedia)