Keith McMitchell is the president and owner of EMT Management Inc. EMT is a very successful company based in the Vancouver area that specializes in fire safety and emergency preparedness training, fire safety plans, inspections and audits.
Keith began his career in 1971 as professional fire fighter and spent 19 years progressing through the ranks. In 1985 he was seconded from the fire department to take on the role of Coordinator of Fire Safety for Expo 86 at Canada Place. Post Expo 86, Keith returned the fire department and assumed the duties as a Captain of fire prevention.
In 1989 Keith left the fire department and joined British Columbia Buildings Corporation (BCBC) as the Coordinator of Fire Safety and Emergency Management. In that position Keith was responsible for the inspections and audits of all the government buildings, and for training for staff. With this position Keith also was the Local Assistant to the Fire Commissioners’ of B.C. for all provincial buildings.