Keith Purcell FIMMM
Keith joined the timber trade in the mid sixties and became a student member of the Institute of Wood Science whilst attending a three year night school course on Timber Technology and Business Practice. He went on to join the Liverpool and District Branch committee for a number of years, serving also on the National Council of the Institute, becoming President during 1992-1994.
He has served all his working life associated with all aspects of softwood importing and distribution.
Whilst recently retired as Managing Director of Evans Bellhouse Limited, softwod importers and traders on Merseyside, he maintains an active roll within the timber industry and supportive of any issues associated with the promotion of the material.
Keith was awarded the prestigious IOM3 Outstanding Contribution Award in 2015.