Keerthi is the Principal Structural Engineer for Exova BM TRADA, representing TRADA on the BSI committees B/525/5 (Timber Engineering), B/525/1 (Actions) and B/525/-/32 (Fire). Keerthi is also the UK representative on the European Standardisation Committees CEN/TC250/SC5/WG4 (Timber – Fire) and CEN/TC250/SC5/WG5 (Timber – Connections) as well as being a member on the Committees CEN/TC250/SC5 (Timber Engineering) and CEN/TC250/SC5/WG3 (Timber – Cluster Eurocode 5).
Since 2014 Keerthi also sits on the IStructE Research Panel. At Exova BM TRADA, Keerthi’s recent clients include the Canal and River Trust (Formerly British Waterways), the Royal Engineers, the Ministry of Defence and Sellafield Nuclear to name a few. He is also the author of the Eurocode 5 version of the popular TRADA publication, Span Tables and is also the timber expert behind TRADA’s Eurocode 5 online software suite and the BSI’s Eurocodes Online initiative. Keerthi also regularly delivers presentations, CPD lectures and training workshops on behalf of TRADA as well as the IStructE.