HKA Partner, Jeff Badman, relocates to European business

30th June 2021


Following 16 years based out of Dubai, HKA is pleased to see Jeff relocate to the UK to join the European senior leadership team with responsibility for Advisory, Contracts and Claims Management services.

Jeff is a legally qualified civil engineer and member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, with over 27 years’ construction and engineering experience; 12 years gained in Hong Kong and Singapore, with the balance in the Middle East working on projects in United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq and Oman.

He has been engaged on a variety of commercial and claims management projects in the infrastructure, building, power and utilities, and oil and gas sectors. His major projects experience includes: mass transit and light railways; power stations; foundations and geotechnical works; roads and bridges; international airports; tunnels; wastewater and water treatment schemes; gas treatment facilities; refineries; pipelines; high-rise accommodation; universities; and hotels. 

His specialist experience has been gained with major international construction and engineering companies and contract consultancies and includes: development of procurement strategies; contract drafting and reviews; contract administration; risk analyses; extension of time and cost claim/defence preparation; drafting contractual opinions; expert reports; lenders advisory services; delay analyses; dispute avoidance; third party independent reviews; and management and resolution through negotiation. 


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 17 countries.  

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I'm delighted to be joining the European senior leadership team and to be contributing to the success and continued growth of our business. Having worked in the Middle East and Far East for many years, I am hoping to bring my perspective of working on mega projects in a truly global environment.”
Jeffrey Badman, Partner, HKA

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