KBA(E) Management

Brendan Kearns

Managing Director

As a Director of KB Associates Pte Ltd and Managing Director of KBA Europe, Brendan brings a wealth of experience to the company from Diving; Inspection and auditing. He is a registered OHSAS18001 Lead Auditor with IRCA UK and has been in the audit team for Saturation, Air and ROV diving systems for major oil companies within the Asian and Middle Eastern Regions.

Brendan has attained a 'Honours Degree' in English Law and a Master Degree in International Business Law.

Brendan has also acted as a client site representative on inspection and maintenance projects in both the Middle and Far East. Having worked in the Offshore Commercial Diving Industry in the United Kingdom, Africa, Middle East and Asian regions over the past 26 years; Brendan has also qualified as an ASNT Level 3 Inspection Consultant, PCN Level 2 multi-disciplined inspector & IRATA LII Rope Access technician.

In the consultancy aspect, Brendan has been involved as a Ship repair superintendent and as consultant on drill rig acceptance trials, rigging equipment surveys and a host of other Oil and Gas related survey functions.

Brendan has been instrumental in the development of the company's Hyperbaric Environmental Testing equipment and procedure over the last few years as well as the unique FMECA format that has become the industy standard; these bring KBA to the forefront of the offshore diving industry for such services.

He has attended the Divelab / DSI-KM Basic Helmet Technician trainers' course and is one of the KBA Training Centre - Helmet technician training team for the DSI-KM approved courses. Recently, he has completed his Lloyds Marine Surveyor Diploma and is using this to further KBA's expertise in the daughter craft market.