Jeff Dirks

KBL is an Environmental company providing: industrial waste management, infrastructure abatement + demolition and contaminated site remediation. Jeff is a co-founding partner with a background in waste management, environmental consulting and technology development. This experience has helped drive KBL into new markets and business lines throughout Northern and Western Canada. Jeff’s role is to provide leadership through vision and by continually seeking new opportunities by identifying industry needs, emerging markets and assessing new technologies or concepts to provide unique solutions to service industry needs. This is driven by a passion to generate employment through environmentally sustainable practices and technologies.

Jeff has an education in Environmental Sciences and entered the workforce as a Technician in 2000. In the first 5 years of his career, he had been promoted several times advancing to a role where he evaluated opportunities to increase return on assets, evaluating new technologies for the business and part of the Merger & Acquisition team. This was for a public company which generated approximately $1B of revenue. This experience, coupled with amazing mentorship, drove passion to become a business owner. Jeff’s extremely happy to be a shareholder of a company that has achieved business success while fulfilling a personal passion to do better for our planet. Jeff’s Entrepreneurial journey started through learning from a family legacy of pioneering and hard work. This started by growing up on a family dairy farm in Alberta with parents who founded several other businesses. Jeff participates on industry or charity related boards as a way to give back.

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