Forecourt Trader - 30 years at the heart of the fuel retailing community

Under the spotlight: Suresite's Keith Bevan isn't afraid of change and is looking forward to more development within the forecourt industry

NameKeith Bevan

Job titleSales and marketing director

CompanySuresite Group

01 Career history: I began in retail at Debenhams, then became an investment banker before leaving to develop a start-up business in waste management. That company was sold so I chose to join Suresite.

02 Dream job: Travel Vlogger. I love to travel.

03 What do you drive: Mercedes C-Class.

04 What would you like to drive: Any Lamborghini.

05 Perfect day: My wedding day it was amazing, all our friends and family in one place under a beautiful sun, in the Ribble Valley. Perfection!

06 Favourite team: The English Rugby team but they don't play often enough.

07 Favourite read: Millennium Trilogy (better known as the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series), I've never known a page turner like it.

08 Favourite film: So many to choose from but I keep coming back to 300; it was so ground breaking.

09 Best holiday: Barcelona with my wife and children. We walked for miles and soaked up the culture.

10 Possessions you couldn't do without: iPhone and Apple watch. They keep me connected with my friends and family and nothing is more important than that.

11 Most admire: it's a bit kiss- ass but Geoff (our chairman). Always straight, always honest, always thoughtful.

12 Most likely to say: "Everything is possible."

13 Least likely to say: "I'm tired."

14 Greatest achievement: My children.

15 Tips for business success: Make it happen.

16 Best business advice you've received: 'Change your environment' even if it's just for 30 minutes it's a great way to generate new ideas and innovations.

17 Best thing about your job: The ability to work with people in an innovative environment.

18 Most recent business achievement: Our appointment by Greenergy to provide Suresite services across its Esso dealer network.

19 Three words to describe yourself: Ambitious, dedicated, optimist.

20 Thoughts on the forecourt sector: Renewable energies are changing the way we live, travel and shop and we should embrace this. I would like to see a more integrated space on the forecourt that welcomes all forms of travel, relaxation, shopping and entertainment.

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