Keith Harrison was born in the North East of England. After his father started work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office the family moved to Iran for some years and then on to Zambia. He returned to the UK to finish schooling, finally studying chemistry at Kingston University. Keith spent his career working for a series of industrial companies, including work for the MOD, Albright and Wilson, and Ellis and Everard, an ICI company. He became a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and is a Chartered Chemist.
He has now formed his own company which is a new venture recycling waste paint, working with Dulux, B & Q, and Brewers Paint Distributors. He belongs to the British Coatings Federation, and sits on the paint technical committee.
Keith joined the Court in 2012 and is married to Linda, a Freeman of the Innholders’ Company and his two daughters are also members of the Company.