KB Associates celebrates its 20th anniversary
Established in 2002 in Singapore as a two-person team by Mr. Brendan Kearns and Mr. Darren Brunton, KB Associates has since positioned itself at the forefront of the onshore and offshore energy industry, providing a suite of consulting and auditing services within the in the areas of marine, diving, ROV, security, tunnel projects, provision of subject matter experts, technical advisors/ authorities and client site representatives, incident investigators and technical authors for dive safety management systems, health and safety management systems and project procedures.
Today, the KB Associates team combines over 200 years of military and commercial diving experience in its management team, as well as over 300 years of experience in its “basic consulting specialists “. This wealth of collective experience enables KB Associates to provide clients and project teams with broad support ranging from security, compliance and practical application to global contractual considerations.
With a customer base spanning across Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, North and South America, Europe and the UK, KB Associates now offers additional customer services through communication online. This allows customers full access to Technical Advisors and Commercial Diving Technical Authorities, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Safety, Diving and ROV, ROV Consultants and Project Management across all time zones. This assistance provides customers with a cost-effective way to access up-to-date, professional independent advice and information to support their projects globally.
“In 2022, we are celebrating an important milestone for KB Associates. We started 20 years ago, to fill a gap in the industry by providing independent dive systems audits and dive safety management advice to organisations, operators and contractors. To date, we have hired more than 200 people worldwide and completed more than 2,200 projects for clients including leading energy producers, consumer product manufacturers, airlines, regulators, transport authorities, emergency services and the military, while adhering to strict health and safety procedures. It was a fantastic journey despite several crises including SARS, MERS, the global financial crisis and most recently the global COVID-19 pandemic. We have always strengthened ourselves as individuals and as an organization in the face of these challenges by adapting to the business environment. KB Associates will continue to set a new precedent for how we work and how our clients can benefit from cost effective, quality and knowledgeable support for their projects. As we have always done and will continue to do, KB Associates will take the lead where there is no lead and lead the way,” said Mr. Darren Brunton, Managing Director of KBA.
For more information please contact KB Associates Pte Ltd on tel: +65 6546 0939