Keith’s background includes operational military service and venture capital business.
He started his career in the Royal Air Force as a Fighter Pilot, flying the Harrier Fast Jet. His service included time with the Royal Navy, and active combat operations in Afghanistan.
On leaving the RAF after 9 years of service, Keith moved into Venture Capital and spent 5 years in Africa establishing fast growing start up businesses in a range of sectors from hotels to advertising and telecommunications. Today the company he helped establish (as both employee and investor) employs in excess of 2,000 people.
Following his experiences in Africa, Keith relocated to London to work for a family office. Alongside this he worked with start up companies, helping early stage businesses through the start up phase. He worked with a range of businesses including medical, aviation and technology.
Keith then moved to Abu Dhabi in the UAE, where he established the disruptive technology business, Eshara Water, which produces machines that convert humid air into WHO standard drinking water. Keith is the company CEO, and having setup the business, he leads its growth in the Middle East and South East Asia.