Both Oleg and his younger brother Gleb graduated as engineers in 1927, and both settled in England.
After his death in London, the same institution began their Kerensky Memorial Conferences beginning in 1988. Kerensky was the father and namesake of dance critic Oleg Kerensky, Junior (1930 – 1993). Oleg was in the 1981 film Reds portraying his father when he was the head of the Russian Provisional Government.
He was made a C.B.E. in 1964 and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1970.