Specialist solution provider DNV GL has launched a digital hub in Singapore, aimed at digitising oil and gas, maritime and energy sectors.
Forming part of widespread transformation plans across the region, the digital services expert will also ramp up focus across cyber security and smart infrastructure technologies.
Under the banner of Digital Consulting and Smart Cities, the hub will include three teams covering smart cities, cyber security and digital development – including support for DNV GL’s open industry platform Veracity.
The digital hub, part of DNV GL - dgital solutions, is set up to work closely with local and regional authorities and industry players to improve the performance of assets and infrastructure.
“Our clients know we are technically capable of understanding their assets and we can also see the challenges and solutions from a holistic perspective, which is why they have trust in us,” said Mathias Steck, regional manager of digital consulting and smart cities at DNV GL.
“We’re able to strike the balance between operational technology and information technology.”
Specifically, the digital hub will have 50 employees within the next five years by attracting software development and engineering talent from across the region, alongside partnering with local universities and businesses.
“We will be the digital headquarters for the Asia Pacific region,” added Steck. “We are part of DNV GL’s strong push towards digitalisation and disruptive technologies. It’s an exciting place to work.”
Stick said DNV GL is focused on the “power of digitalisation” combined with expertise in operational technology. climate resilience, infrastructure performance and cyber security.
“The establishment of DNV GL’s Asia Pacific Digital Hub in Singapore is testament to our strong digital talent and IT infrastructure,” added Lim Kok Kiang, assistant managing director of EDB.
“DNV GL will join a growing ecosystem of digital technology solution providers using Singapore as a base to serve companies and cities in Asia who wish to extract more insights and value from their data.”