Carlos Kennerley, Head of Operations | KBA Group Management Team

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Together with members of the management team, Carlos Kennerley brings years of practical experience in the offshore oil & gas industry to the KBA Group.

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Carlos Kennerley

Carlos Kennerley

Head of Operations

Carlos was previously in the Royal Marine Commando's (UK) for six years until moving into Commercial Diving in 1991.

He has worked extensively as an Air/Saturation Diver and Diving Supervisor mainly in SE Asia in the Construction and Inspection & Maintenance fields. In 2000 he took up the position of Project and Yard manager for a Singapore based Diving Company. Carlos has obtained the IMCA Part 1 & 2 - Air and Saturation qualification and PERTAMINA (PHE) Area Authority and Risk assessment training.

He then moved into the IT industry as a Corporate Email, Network & Security consultant spending 3 years with a BP Joint Venture in Algeria and Dubai. He has a Diploma in Computing and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE) with a Cisco CCNA Computer Networks Certificate.

In 2009 he returned to the Diving industry as an OCM and Oil Company Diving Representative for the national oil company of Indonesia, Pertamina Hulu Engeri.

Christine Tan

Christine Tan

Head of Project Administration

Prior to joining KBA, Christine had 24 years of experience working in various Regional offices and MNCs, handled Administrative, HR & Secretarial Duties. She had served a contract with a British Aviation Company in running the Brunei International Airport from 1984 to 1987.

Christine joined KBA in 2004, and handled all day-to-day duties in the office. During her employment tenure with KBA, she has held the positions of Secretary, Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant and Office Manager.

Today, Christine supports the Project Team to handle key clients, suppliers, contractors on audit work and supply of personnel. She also assists the Management in the administrative and human resource aspects.

Jean Goh

Jean Goh

Senior Accounts Executive

Jean brought with her more than 10 years of accounting experience with wide industry spectrum to KBA Group of Companies. She heads the Accounts Department and manages the accounts of KB Associates by large, while providing supervision and consultancy to the accounting professionals under KBA Group - namely KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd and KBA Marine Services Pte Ltd.

She works with our company's auditors and statutory boards on financial reporting, taxation and GST Returns matters. She plays vital role as subject matter expert cum key stakeholder for all accounting upgrading, modification and enhancement projects.

Jeslyn Chen

Jeslyn Chen

Group Marcom Manager

Jeslyn assists KB Associates and its subsidiary companies in the areas of marketing and communications. She holds a Double Degree in Marketing and Public Relations and a Specialist Diploma in General Psychology.

Her role encompasses formulating marketing plans, budgets, engaging and managing the different marketing media and bodies. She has spearheads the online social media strategies so as to bring KBA Group in the frontier to connect with the clienteles.

She also handles on trade events and manage the PR aspects to ensure accurate communication with an overview aim to strengthen the company's business proposition and presence in the industry.

Fazila Bte Abidin

Fazila Bte Abidin

Group Quality Assurance/Quality Controller HOD

Fazila is Head of QAQC Department of KB Associates Group of Companies. Her role is to maintain KBA's Integrated Management System as well as other accreditations, policies, safety statistics, conduct regular internal audits that promote adherence to the standards established as well as monitoring the key performance indicators.

Fazila manages the implementation of corrective action plans from internal/external audits and client/customer feed-back across the group. Trained as an Internal Auditor for ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 29990 and certified to Risk Management bizSAFE Level 2.

With over 20 years of working experience within a QAQC role, including internal auditing, Fazila will continue to raise the standards of KBA management system.

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