Professional Profile: Keith Moorhouse 2018

Keith Moorhouse

Name: Keith Moorhouse

Title: Chief Operating Officer

Company: Ryan Soames Engineering DPC

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Newcastle, England

Education: Project Management Professional and Accountancy. 

First job outside of real estate: I have spent 25 years in the shipping industry, building and operating bulk commercial ships for the dry bulk and oil tanker industry.

First job in real estate or allied field: Chief Operating Officer of Ryan Soames Engineering DPC

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am establishing a startup MEP Engineering Company with two pillars of the NY Engineering world, who I respect and admire greatly.  Our ambition is to create a 50 staff engineering company that people line up to work for. We are at 16 in less than a year.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Fly fishing and watching TV with my wife, and a glass of wine.

Favorite book or author: “All Creatures Great and Small” by James Herriot

Favorite movie: The Charles Laughton version of “Mutiny on the Bounty”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “These Days” by Glen Campbell (super middle of the road!)

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative.

Rules to live by in business: Do what you say you will when you said you would, and employ people who make you look like you made the right choice.

What is your dream job? The one I have.