Perth talks Value, Improvement and Innovation

Perth Event 22 Feb 2018 Main PhotoOur Perth chapter got together yesterday evening to kick off the first of many events for 2018, this one all about Value, Improvement and Innovation in Asset Management. James Wright (Jacobs) went through some practical examples of how to embed an effective asset management culture in organisations. Ian Moon from the Warship Asset Management Alliance Management Office followed up with exploring the understanding, development, implementation and challenges of Continous Improvement in a defence and industry alliance environment.

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EoI World Bank Public Asset Registry Philippines

The world bank has asked the AMCouncil to circulate the following opportunity to interested members:

The World Bank is seeking expressions of interest for designing a Public Asset Registry in the Philippines. This engagement will require a background in public asset management, but it also has a strong focus on technologies, including looking at new tech solutions and what could be done differently in the future around public asset data management.

You can also see this information easily online here

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AMCouncil at ISO/TC251 in Paris February 2018

Martin Kerr is currently in Paris representing the AMCouncil as part of the MB19 Standards Australia Committee at the International ISO/TC251 Committee. He reports as follows:

It has been a privilege representing the Asset Management Council of Australia in Paris for the Feb 2018 TC251 meeting. TC251 is a Technical Committee (TC) that created and now maintains (sustains) the 5500x set of standards. There are representatives from societies (eg the AM Council) from around the world, countries (represented as Mirror Commitees, Australia is “MB19”) as well as Liaisons.

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January Meeting Point out now

AMC Newsletter AlertAMCouncil January e-news out now - the first one for the year and is all about opportunities. Make the most of 2018! Check your inboxes to read all the latest or view it here.

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Star Profile - Introducing Raymond Tan (CSAM)

Raymond Tan AucklandName: Raymond Tan, Certified Senior Practitioner in Asset Management (CSAM)
Role:  Head of Asset Management Intelligence Support & AMCouncil New Zealand Chapter Chair
Location: Auckland Council, New Zealand

Originally from Singapore and now having lived in New Zealand for close to twenty-six years, Raymond Tan juggles a busy career in asset management and life with three teenage boys. Discover more about Raymond’s asset management journey so far and learn from his insights into how you can really progress your career.

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