Barry is an experienced Offshore Subsea Construction & Diving Operations Specialist, with an exceptional level of industry knowledge. Taking up a full-time position with the KBA Team in January 2014, following a successful career in the global offshore oil & gas industry spanning over 30 years, that included over 1800 days of saturation diving experience; and later, positions such as CSWIP 3.4 Inspection Coordinator, IMCA Bell Diving Supervisor, OCM, Offshore Subsea Construction Lead, Subsea Asset Inspection Lead, & IOGP Client Site Representative.
Having a Mechanical Engineering background, and holding an Eng.Tech award in Subsea Engineering, gained at the University of Aberdeen & the Lloyds Maritime Academy of London, along with a broad spectrum of industry related qualifications from IMCA, CSWIP, NEBOSH, IOSH, ISO & ILM, he brings a significant amount of experience and knowledge to the KBA team. Barry is a TechIOSH member, and is a certified IRCA Lead Auditor in various disciplines.
Barry has a multidiscipline function within the KBA group, undertaking roles including Diving (Air and Saturation) Systems Auditor, FMECA technician, Client Work Site Representative, Health Safety & Environmental Consultant / Auditor.