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HKA strengthens construction expert practice with the acquisition of Robert Breeze Associates
- Dec 2, 2021
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HKA, the world’s leading consultancy of choice for multi-disciplinary expert and specialist services in risk mitigation and dispute resolution within the capital projects and infrastructure sector, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Robert Breeze Associates into its European operations.
The acquisition welcomes three well respected and talented experts with a strong pedigree in the shipbuilding, marine and offshore sectors.
Robert ‘Bob’ Breeze is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and arbitrator with over 30 years of experience in engineering and construction industries. He has acted in an advisory capacity to clients, and as an advocate and expert witness in litigation and arbitration proceedings.
He is recognised by clients, peers and colleagues as an industry leading expert within the energy sector, including oil and gas, fabrication of offshore structures, petrochemical, shipbuilding, and power generation throughout the world.
Bob joins HKA as a Partner.
Barbara Metcalfe and Kate Hall are both experienced quantum and delay consultants with over 29 and 16 years of experience in engineering and construction industries respectively. They have assisted experts in numerous high-profile quantum and delay assignments in dispute valued up to US$900m.
Barbara joins HKA as a Senior Consultant. Kate Hall joins as us a Director.
We are thrilled to welcome the team from Robert Breeze Associates to the HKA business. We have worked closely with Bob, Kate and Barbara over the years, and I am delighted our relationship will evolve from collaborative independent consultants to colleagues.
We know the team will be an invaluable addition to our core services in the region, as we continue to serve and anticipate the needs of our clients. Toby Hunt, Partner, Head of Europe
HKA is the world’s leading consultancy of choice for multi-disciplinary expert and specialist services in risk mitigation and dispute resolution within the capital projects and infrastructure sector.
We also have particular experience advising clients on the economic impact of commercial and investment treaty disputes and in forensic accounting matters. In addition, HKA supports companies that conduct business with the US Federal Government, providing them with consulting services on complex government contracting matters.
As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisors, we deliver solutions amid uncertainty, dispute and overrun, and provide the insights that make the best possible outcomes a reality for public and private sector clients worldwide.
HKA has in excess of 1,000 consultants, experts and advisors in more than 40 offices across 15 countries.