Press & Media


The IAM represents the views of its members on issues relating to asset management, and can provide professional advice within the Institute’s areas of expertise to government and other agencies. We aim to raise the profile of asset management and promote its contribution to wider society.

The IAM produce press releases on Institute activity, as well as comment and reaction on important asset management issues. 

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A Personal Message from Kirsten Bodley, IAM CEO

26 June 2019

Kirsten Bodley, CEO of IAM recently recorded a personal message, sharing her simple vision for the Institute's future which celebrates its 25th anniversary during 2019. 

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IAM welcomes new President, Ursula Bryan

26 June 2019

The Institute of Asset Management (IAM) is delighted to announce that Ursula Bryan has become our new President from 25th June 2019, taking over the mantle from Chris Newsome, who retires following his two-year tenure. Ursula steps up into the role as the IAM celebrates its 25th Anniversary and looks forward to the next phase in our development.

Press Release




IAM CEO Transition

10 September 2018

David McKeown, Chief Executive, has chosen to step down after more than 10 years in the role, as the Institute approaches its 25th anniversary. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kirsten Bodley as CEO Designate with effect from 8 October, taking over as Chief Executive on 4 February 2019.

Press Release


IAM and IFRAMI Sign Memorandum of Understanding

27 June 2018

The IAM is delighted to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institut Français d'Asset Management Industriel et Infrastructures. This collaboration allows members of one organisation to benefit from member discounts for events and activities, and access technical material, publications and resources of the other.

Memorandum of Understanding


National Infrastructure Commission

12 January 2018

The Institute of Asset Management is pleased to respond to the National Infrastructure Commission consultation on Congestion, Capacity, Carbon, Priorities for National Infrastructure.

Consultation Response


IAM and SMRP Announce Global Agreement to Share Member Benefits

25 July 2017

The IAM is very pleased to have a Memorandum of Understanding with the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals. This MoU means that members of each organisation may enjoy the member benefits of the other, including discounts for events and activities, and access to technical material, publications, and other resources.

Press Release  Memorandum of Understanding




Published in print, exclusively for The Times or The Sunday Times, Raconteur special reports cover the most pertinent topics through in-depth analysis and commentary from leading journalists and industry leaders. The IAM is proud to partner with Raconteur on specific asset management editions. This collaboration allows us to raise awareness of the asset management discipline, promote best practice and the benefits of long-term thinking, and encourage engagement within organisations, other disciplines, and stakeholders.

Asset Management

March 2018

The report explores the importance of organisational culture and the adoption of new technologies that have the potential to save time, money and resources in asset maintenance. IAM CEO, David McKeown, addresses culture and leadership in overcoming disparate tribes in his opinion column.

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Asset Management

May 2017

By profiling a number of leading firms, this 16-page report educates the senior business community on the value of asset management and adopting the discipline as a core competency. Topics include how asset management is evolving in the digital world, breakthrough technology powering Africa through innovative clean energy alternatives, and the discrepancies in the life cycle of chief executives and assets. 

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Asset Management & Maintenance

March 2014

The issue was developed with the launch of the pioneering ISO 55000 standards, with contributions from KPMG, Amey and more. IAM CEO, David McKeown, gives an in-depth account of the new professional standard, discussing changes for asset management in today’s fast-paced, complex economy, where organisations are more likely to operate around the clock and are under constant pressure to deliver public quarterly reports.

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