Asset Management Conference 2018 Speakers


Dr Andy Pearce

Operations Team Manager, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership

Andy is responsible for Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership's coastal research, asset management and surveys team. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng MICE) with practical experience of framework public sector procurement and delivery of all stages of flood and coastal engineering design and management. He has over 15 years' experience of the coastal maritime engineering, in both the private and public sector, and is a current ICE Maritime Engineering Journal Advisory Panel member.

Andrew Sematimba

Executive Director- Business Development, Kanara Solutions  

Before setting up Kanara Solutions, a company with offices in Southern and East Africa specialising in Infrastructure Asset Management, Andrew worked for Nedbank and an African Pay TV Operator (DSTV) over a span of 22 years. He held various roles ranging from CIO, Operations Director, Country Head, Finance Director, etc. From an education perspective his highest qualification is a MCSE (Masters in Software Engineering) from the University of Oxford.

Anita Pharmatrisanti

Senior Engineer of Asset Management, Perusahaan Listrik Negara

Anita works in the planning department, having joined PLN 24 years ago. She is experienced in engineering, maintenance system development, as well as the development of asset management systems. Anita graduated with a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from ITB Indonesia, and has a masters and PhD from TU Delft, Netherlands, with a research area of Gas Insulated Switchgear asset management.

Anna Dwita Paulus Sudin

Assistant Analyst of Corporate Planning, Perusahaan Listrik Negara

Anna Dwita graduated from control system and joined the planning department in the West Java Transmission unit of Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), an Indonesian government-owned corporation, in 2016, and is involved in the asset management certification process.

Ark Wingrove

Group Manager for Asset Management Strategy, Ervia

Ark looks after the established Asset Management System at Gas Networks Ireland and the developing Integrated Management System at Irish Water. He is an experienced asset owner, operational manager and consultant with a history of delivery across infrastructure sectors including power, rail, water, gas and nuclear decommissioning in the UK, America, Australia and Asia as an IAM Endorsed Assessor and Trainer.

Benjamin Bartolome

Assistant Vice President - Technical Services Department, Hedcor, Inc - Aboitiz Power Corp.

Benjamin has 28 years of experience in maintenance, testing, commissioning and operation of Hydro Power Plants and is currently the Assistance Vice President for TSD covering 21 hydro power plants. His role includes managing the following: testing and diagnostics for electrical assets, Protection, Automation & Control, as well as asset condition and risk assessment for civil assets and mechanical assets. He has also achieved the IAM Certificate in asset management.

Carl Waring

Director, Kdivision Ltd

Carl is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Engineer Assessor and Chartered IT Professional and Director with considerable experience in developing, improving and delivering the ways and means in which organisations sustainably manage and invest in infrastructure/asset management (ISO 55000). This includes applying systems engineering/theory/thinking principles for complex business problem solving, benefits realisation of IT investments including IT governance, policy/strategy.

Caroline Howarth

Maintenance Decision Support Manager, United Utilities

Caroline has 16 years’ experience working for United Utilities in the field of asset management. As a subject matter expert within the company, Caroline has been successful in transforming the way in which asset management and asset health activities are carried out, developing models for asset deterioration, leading on the production and implementation of maintenance optimisation tools and the use of visual tools to narrate key asset health issues.

Chris Genin

Global Asset Management Specialist, DP World

Taking an asset management journey familiar to many, Chris has been 'managing assets' since joining the army in 1991 as an engineer specialising in maintenance and reliability. Since then, he has grown into asset management with time spent in the resources and infrastructure sectors as both a manager and a consultant. Chris is now working in a global role at DP World focusing on improving asset management across a network of ports and terminals on six continents.


Daniel Scott

Director of Analytics, SEAMS

Prior to joining SEAMS in 2017 to lead the Analytics and Consultancy team Dan worked for 13 years at London Underground, including 5 years as the Head of Asset Management for LU's Track, Civils and legacy Signalling assets.  Dan has direct hands-on experience of using data to drive complex decision making and the development of game changing tools and methods.  Dan has delivered valuable solutions to organisations in multiple sectors across the globe.

David Albrice

Executive Advisor, Asset Management, GHD

David is the Western Canada Lead for Asset Management at GHD Ltd. He is an urban and regional planner and a recognised industry expert in the management consulting area with specific focus on strategic planning, capital planning, multi-objective decision analysis, and organisational change management. David is passionate about knowledge sharing in our learning society and he regularly writes blogs posts, delivers training courses and facilitates workshops.

David Smallbone

Associate Director, KPMG LLP (UK)

As KPMG's UK Lead for Asset Intelligence Advisory, David delivers asset management and strategic business improvement engagements for clients across transport, utilities, defence and property. David has worked both as a consultant and for large infrastructure owners and engineering support services organisations, covering a broad range of asset classes. As a Chartered Statistician, David specialises in strategies, techniques and tools for implementing data analytics in asset-intensive organisations to improve productivity.

Diarmaid O’Culain

Asset Management Development Manager, Irish Water

Diarmaid has 14 years’ experience within the asset and environmental management, working principally in power generation, utilities (gas, water and waste water), manufacturing and construction sector. An experienced change manager with the ability to communicate strategy and vision to all levels of an organisation, he has a proven track record in managing diverse, multi-disciplinary teams delivering long-term and complex asset management improvement programmes. He is a technology and systems thinking enthusiast, with the ability to communicate complex technical solutions. Early in his career he worked in web development, from business development to technical specification, build, deployment and client management

Elena Martinez

Practice Manager, Atkins

Elena leads the Strategic Asset Management Practice within Atkins. She is a civil engineer by background and has recently completed an MBA. She has a keen interest in asset management and has worked with strategic and local highways authorities in the development of plans, systems and processes to improve asset management practices within these organisations. 

Ewan Angus

Major Bridges Director, Amey

Ewan Angus is Major Bridges Director for Amey within the Forth Bridges Operating Contract for Transport Scotland, responsible for all engineering and technical matters on FRB and the new QFC. Ewan has taken a lead role in the implementation of cloud based asset management systems that utilise asset databases, SHM, automation, big data analytics and machine learning on the bridges. These systems are amongst the most advanced on major cable supported bridges globally.

Graham Earp

Principal Consultant Engineer, EA Technology

Graham joined EA Technology in 1991 and is currently responsible for evaluating and implementing innovative technologies for he detection of Partial Discharge (PD) in high voltage plants and equipment. He holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Liverpool and is a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Himanshu Jindal

Maintenance Strategy Engineer, Downer Group 

Himanshu joined the Strategic Asset Management & Digital Transformation team within Downer, Australia in 2017. He is a dedicated MBA & engineering professional with 10+ years' experience within global automotive and rollingstock organisations such as Mazda, Bombardier and China Railways. He has vast experience in product design, integration and maintenance, striving for sustainable transport solutions that include maintenance strategy development and optimisation. 

Hossam Aboegla

Manager - Aging Asset Optimisation Services, Lloyd's Register

Hossam is a project manager in Lloyd’s Register Energy and responsible for delivering aging assets optimisation to global clients. He gained a BSc in Material and Metallurgical Engineering (Hons), and a MSc in Asset Integrity Management (Distinction). Certified from API, ASME, OMO, IAM. He is a professional engineer with 12 years of working experience in asset management for oil and gas, petrochemical and industrial sectors with a few achievements in his field.

John Paterson

Group Engineer, Atkins

John Paterson, BEng (Hons) MSc DipIES MIAM MCIHT, has over a decade of experience within Atkins asset management business, producing national guidance and best practice tools for the transportation sector, and implementing these with clients. As well as leading the review of the UK Roads Liaison Group Codes of Practice, John has also been developing greater insight into transport users, the key drivers for their satisfaction and how customer service can be improved.

John Woodhouse

Managing Director, The Woodhouse Partnership Limited

John Woodhouse is MD of The Woodhouse Partnership and an acknowledged worldwide expert in Asset Management. A Founding Member and Life Fellow of the IAM, he was Project Director for BSI/PAS 55 standard and is an UK expert representative on the ISO committee responsible for ISO 55000.  He is author of books "Managing Industrial Risk", "Creating & Maintaining a SAMP" & "Asset Management Decisions: the SALVO process".

Jorge Asiain

Founder - Senior Consultant, AlterEvo Ltd

Jorge Asiain is CEng MIMechE and an Associate member of the IAM. He is a Mechanical Engineer, has a Master in Automotive Engineering and MBA, he has wide experience in asset management ISO 55001 projects working for AlterEvo Ltd., and as a Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering at Universidad Europea (Spain). Jorge's experience includes projects in Europe, Latin-America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific in all sectors.

Kiki Ayu Wulandari

Assistant Engineer of Asset Management, Perusahaan Listrik Negara

Kiki is an engineer in the planning division. She has worked for seven years at PLN, and is now part of the team responsible for ensuring the development, implementation and evaluation of asset managements systems in the organisation. Kiki holds a bachelor degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Indonesia and a Masters in reliability Engineering and Asset Management from the University of Manchester, UK.

Lee Anne Harder ​

Business Performance Consultant, City of Regina

Lee Anne works in the Strategy and Asset Management Department. She is working on the implementation of an asset management system at the City. Lee Anne has 19 years’ experience in the public sector with 16 years at the City of Regina, with significant experience in finance, corporate budgeting, process review, strategic planning and policy development.

Lee Carr

Head of Asset Management Delivery, Sellafield Ltd

Lee is a Chartered Engineer with more than 25 years’ experience in the nuclear industry in the field of asset and programme management. He leads the Enterprise Asset Investment Planning team at Sellafield and supports the development of arrangements and decision support tools used to optimise the portfolio of through life physical asset interventions within the strategic timeline.

Lee O'Rourke

Business Development Lead - Land & Joint, BMT

Lee joined the Army in 1991 and had a successful 20-year career in the Royal Signals. Across a number of posts, he was responsible for the strategy, implementation or management of significant numbers of both personnel and equipment. He left the Army in 2011 to work for Selex Communications (now Leonardo) before joining BMT in 2016. BMT is an engineering, science and technology consultancy with an entire business unit dedicated to asset performance.

Lisbeth Concho

Asset Management Consultant, WSP USA

Lisbeth is a Systems Engineer with 11 years' experience. She is responsible for the development of decision support tools for asset management planning at WSP. She is also working with the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey supporting the implementation of their EAM Program. Prior to WSP, Lisbeth worked at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Agency's Enterprise Asset Management Program leading cross-agency projects.


Manjit Galsinh

Head of Insight, Highways England

Manjit is Head of Insight at Highways England and is tasked with playing the voice of the customer back to the business using innovative and robust methodologies. As a passionate research and insight professional Manjit has worked across a number of sectors over his 20-year career and as part of a team won an MRS award in Public Research as well as a CIHT award for Innovative Insight.

Marie Getsug

Program Manager, Jacobs

Marie Getsug is an experienced Asset Management subject matter expert with over 30 years of experience in multiple industries including serving as the Maintenance & Reliability Manager for four Fortune 100 Companies before her tenure in consulting. Marie is an industry thought leader for Design for Reliability (DfR) and formally trained and certified in RCM2, PMP, CAMA, CMRP, CMRT, CRL, CPIP and several Predictive Technologies. 

Mark Enzer 

Chief Technical Officer - Mott MacDonald

Mark is Mott MacDonald’s Chief Technical Officer.  In this role, he is accountable to the Group Board for technical excellence globally, which he drives chiefly via Mott MacDonald’s internal professional networks.  Mark is a keen champion of innovation in the context of collaborative delivery models and he is particularly interested in transformational change in infrastructure engineering, including the application of digital transformation, Smart Infrastructure, low-carbon sustainable solutions, platform-based delivery and design for manufacture and assembly (DfMA).

Mark Kaney

Director of asset management – Europe, Black & Veatch

With a degree in civil engineering and post-graduate qualification in asset management, Mark has over 20 years’ experience in the utilities industry. He has held senior asset management and digital development positions in both asset-owning and consultancy organisations. Drawing upon his experience to embed technology into project delivery and execution, and operate at the leading edge of asset management, he has a proven track record of success focused in the areas of strategic change, portfolio delivery, managing business risk and regulatory interfaces.  Mark is also actively involved with the Institute of Asset Management, being both a member and an Endorsed Assessor.

Matthew Jones

Senior Asset & Design Engineer, SP Energy Networks

Matthew graduated from Newcastle University with a first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering and has worked briefly in the nuclear and consulting industries before his current position implementing the multi-million pound asset management strategy at SP Energy Networks; the distribution network operator in southern Scotland, Merseyside and North Wales.

Mick Bilney

Global Senior Principal - Asset Risk and Resilience, Cardno

Mr. Bilney has 30+ years of experience in business and government enterprise and asset risk, policy, and program analysis, improvement, and training.  He specializes in organization systems risk analysis, and performance and resilience improvement.  Mr. Bilney provides enterprise and asset risk and opportunity investment prioritization and decision support. His clients include private sector organizations and civilian (NASA, NOAA) and defense (Army, Navy, USMC) agencies.

Mildred Chua

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, New York MTA Bridges & Tunnels

Mildred is also Executive Sponsor for the agency’s Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Program. She is a seasoned financial professional with a unique multi-disciplinary perspective. She holds a Master of Science degree in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University.

Nathan Darroch

PhD Student

Nathan is an historical geographer, with over 18 years working full-time in the public transport industry in London, soon to complete a five-year part-time PhD. Specialist subjects include the historical, legal and engineering interfaces of transport infrastructure and its environment. PhD research has taken him to three metros internationally; he has also published multiple times on the interfaces of urban underground metro infrastructure and its environment.

Ninil Wardani

Deputy Manager of Asset Management, Perusahaan Listrik Negara

Ninil works in the planning department of PLN, having joined 15 years ago. She has experience in transmission system maintenance practice and evaluation, as well as the development of asset management systems. She graduated with a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from ITS Indonesia, and has a double masters degree in Power Electrical Engineering from ITB Indonesia and Hochschule Darmstadt Germany.

Orla Maher 

Senior Manager, EY

Orla specialises in asset management and project, programme and portfolio management. She has a range of experience working in programme delivery, partner and large scale organisation change and transformation projects, including infrastructure asset management experience in the UK and Ireland. She also has experience in large infrastructure asset owners, ISO 55000 roadmap assessment, development and implementation. She is an active member of the IAM as the Company Secretary of the newly forming Irish Chapter. She has strong skills in presenting complex information to non-technical audiences bringing clarity and understanding to executive teams.

Philip Buchan

Commercial Director, Cyberhawk Innovations

Phil joined Cyberhawk in early 2010 as part of the founding management team and leads its solution development team. A Chartered Mechanical Engineer with a Master’s degree in structural engineering, he has researched and published papers on failure mechanisms of composite, cncrete and steel structures. Phil has been at the forefront of introducing innovative UAV industrial inspection and asset management solutions in multiple sectors.

Rajesh Kambaladinne

Principal Solution Architect, Tech Mahindra Ltd

IT professional with 23 + years of  experience  in Consulting, Solutioning and program management in Chemicals ,process manufacturing and oil & Gas industries with expertise in Industry4.0,Predictive asset management, IOT, analytics, asset management and Reliability. 
Rajesh K is working as Principal solution architect in manufacturing vertical at Tech mahindra.

Robert Kumapley

Senior Program Manager, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Robert K. Kumapley, P.E. is a licensed Civil Engineer with over 30 years' experience in Civil Engineering and Asset Management Practice. He is currently the Senior Program Manager for the PANYNJ Enterprise Asset Management Program. He is responsible for the tactical implementation of the EAMP including overseeing the development and implementation of policies and standards consistent with ISO 55000.

Robert Leitch

Asset Management Program Manager, US Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works

Mr. Leitch has led the Asset Management effort for the US Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program since 2012.  He has has managed assets at multiple levels and scales in industry and government for more than 30 years since beginning his career as a merchant mariner.

Roop Lutchman

Global Lead Asset Management, GHD

Roop has over 36 years of combined management consulting and industry experience. He is a professional engineer, project management professional and recognised industry expert in the advisory services area, with specific focus in asset management, business optimisation, knowledge and information management solutions, and project management. He is the author of three books on these subjects.

Ross Fisher

CEO & Management Consultant, Minerva

With over 18 years’ experience within the UK water industry, Ross has a proven track record of advancing asset management through innovation, collaboration, a strong vision and a willingness to challenge the status quo. Ross’ experience has included working with a number of leading consultancies as well as holding key roles within client organisations. With Minerva, Ross is committed to supporting organisations move toward integrated, proactive, risk-based management of their critical assets.

Sam McGauley

Severn Trent

Sam McGauley has over 11 years of experience in water and gas utilities, with a core focus on asset management and strategy. Sam spent ten years working for Severn Trent Water in various roles including engineering, customer engagement, business planning and strategy before moving to Cadent where he has applied his knowledge to the development of the industries monetised risk methodology and asset investment strategies.

Sarah Noonan

Management Consultant, Minerva

Sarah has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters in Environmental Engineering. Upon graduating, she completed the two year Scottish Water Specialist Graduate Programme, and spent a further year and a half in strategic services. Since joining Minerva in June 2017, Sarah’s key focus has been managing specialist asset profiling and investment planning projects, whilst further developing Minerva’s strategic asset management services. Sarah is committed to continually advancing her professional asset management skills and expertise with the IAM. She completed her Certificate in 2017 and is due to sit the Diploma in 2018.

Shaun Farrell

UK Information Manager Service Lead, BuroHappold Engineering

Shaun started his 30-year career as an Architectural Technologist. His experience covers all levels from strategic planning to implementation and delivery of assets, spanning Architecture, Interiors, Information and Data Management, Tier 1 Contractors, Project Management, Cost Management, Consulting, Client Agent and the methodology now known as BIM, working in all sizes of organisations on all sizes of projects both local and international.

Simon Thorne

Business Analyst, United Utilities

Simon joined United Utilities in 2015 and has 20 years’ experience in asset management within the water industry. He has a strong working knowledge of Asset Planning, Strategic Planning and Investment Planning. Simon is currently focused on the optimisation and forecasting of cost, risk and benefit, using the company’s decision support tool, which also involves enhancing the capability and accuracy of the asset deterioration and consequence models. 

Shawn Lenahan

Assistant Director, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

With over 30 years' experience in architecture design, construction and project management, Shawn is responsible for all crosscutting operational issues and initiatives affecting more than one line of business, as well as the development and execution of the Enterprise Asset Management Program for PANYNJ. Prior to his current role, Shawn worked with the redevelopment of the WC and several other capital projects in the agency and private sector.

Sohaib Alsafh

Desalination Engineer, NOMAC

Sohaib M. Alsafh is a desalination engineer from Saudi Arabia, proudly overlooking an 880,000 m³/day desalination plant. He studied thermal engineering and desalination technology. He kickstarted his interest in asset management by achieving the IAM Certificate in 2017, an endeavour he is willing to sustain for contributing value and developing businesses. He is consolidating his practices by applying principles of finance, risk management and Six Sigma.

Steven Little

Director - Surveying and Asset Management, WYG Management Services Ltd

Steven has over 20 years’ experience delivering, identifying and supporting change and improving asset management strategies, policies and programmes. Steven is a Chartered Surveyor (Fellow of RICS) with vast experience across numerous sectors (nuclear, health, defence, industrial, commercial, retail, education and infrastructure) specialising in Asset Degradation, Forensic Engineering, Configuration Management and Maintenance Strategy.

Steve Woodall

Manager, Infrastructure and Operations, Sandia National Laboratories

Steven has over 30 years' manufacturing experience in a wide range of industries and roles. He currently manages a department of teams that support equipment lifecycle management of a wide range of production and development equipment in a United States National Laboratory. This includes the infrastructure support for facilities and programmatic equipment.

Stuart Baird 

Power Systems Engineer, INEOS O&P UK Ltd

Stuart Baird, CEng MEng FSEng MIET, has over 10 years' experience in the asset management of heavy petrochemical electrical power distribution networks, including major projects, network modelling, protection coordination and testing, asset replacement and ongoing strategy development. He has a particular focus on integrity and reliability as part of ensuring safe operation of the electrical network for a top-tier COMAH site.

Thomas Smith

Author, Lecturer, Faculty Emeritus - University of Wisconsin

Tom's research, writing and teaching is focused on asset management strategy and practice using a value-stream approach. Tom is a Fellow of the Institute of Asset Management (IAM), a member of the Faculty, and recipient of the IAM President's Award. He is also a Founding Member and Director of the US Chapter of the IAM and Chairs the Chapter's Technical Committee.

Tim Kersley

Chief Asset Management Engineer, Network Rail

Tim leads the development of Network Rail's Asset Management Strategy and the development of improvement initiatives that continue to drive transformation in asset management. Tim's 10 years at Network Rail has also included senior roles in the Civils and Structures asset management teams. Before joining Network Rail, Tim worked in capital procurement roles and as Head of Asset Management for the Environment Agency.

Tim Watson

Director of Asset Analytics, ICS Consulting

Dr Tim Watson is an asset management specialist with over 20 year’s worldwide experience in the water and asset management industry. This includes a variety of water utilities, councils and private consultancies. He has extensive experience in determining the performance and investment needs of a wide range of assets and resources – including water infrastructure, non-infrastructure, roads/highways, and fisheries. 

Ton Klinkenberg 

Asset Improvement Manager, CEA Systems 

My fascination towards Asset Lifecycle Management is evident throughout my career. I started out as a field engineer and worked my way up using hands-on experience, acquired knowledge, and hard work. Now, more than 30 years later, I’ve successfully set up, implemented, executed, educated and changed people’s perspective on Asset Lifecycle Management. New developments in data management have drawn my focus the data-centric Digitised Asset Management.

Victor Diez

Innovation Specialist - Corporate Asset Management Leader, ISA

Victor is an Electrical Engineer with a Masters degree from the University of Manitoba, Canada, with 21 years' experience in the energy transmission business. He has held positions ranging from control centre and Electrical Studies Engineer, to Operations and Regional Maintenance Director, and his current role is Corporate Asset Management Leader for ISA Group supporting four asset management implementations in ISA Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Bolivia. Victor is very active in asset management for Latin America.

Victoria Hills

Whole Lifecycle Costing Specialist, Network Rail

Victoria is a whole lifecycle costing specialist at Network Rail and has achieved a PhD in Physics and the IAM Certificate. She has experience in applying quantitative and semi-quantitative techniques for life cycle costing analysis and works with projects in applying these as part of their decision-making process. 

Wayne Francisco

Technical Service Leader - Asset Management (North America), GHD

Wayne is a technical leader in GHD’s advisory business, with in depth experience across all aspects of best practice asset management programs. He has facilitated asset and utility management assessments, workshops and implementations for transit/public transport, highways, water and wastewater utilities, facilities/building agencies and municipalities. Wayne has a master's degree in infrastructure management and is a Member of the IAM.

Dr Yasmin Hanum

Senior Engineer (Asset Management Strategy & Design Standard), Tenaga Nasional Berhad (Malaysia)

Yasmin joined the Asset Management Strategy & Design Standard for Distribution Network, TNB in 2016 where she has been responsible for the asset reliability and life cycle management. Prior to that, she was a Lecturer for 20 years, where she had carried out extensive research and published her work related to Diagnostics of High Voltage Instruments, Digital Signal Processing, Data Analytics, Pattern Classification/ Recognition and Intelligent Systems.

Zahraa Kadri

Analyst, Atkins

Zahraa Kadri BSc(Hons) MIAM, has worked for Atkins for 5 years with a background in Mathematics. As a member of the Analytics team within Digital Asset Management, she is involved with digital innovations, including leading on the Award-Winning Customer and Behavioural Insights work - recently featured on the BBC for Highways England’s Tailgating Campaign. Using latest technologies and softwares, she is informing key decision making at the highest level.


Speakers that are shortlisted for and IAM Award 

Leigh Fraser

Technology Application Manager, Asset Policy, Electricity Transmission, National Grid

Leigh is a Chartered Engineer with 22+ years of experience in engineering and asset
management. He is responsible for the assessment, development and lifecycle of new transmission
technology through technical specifications and asset management policies to meet the needs of the
electricity transmission system and its customers.


Lise Tarp-Johansen

Asset Management programme manager, HOFOR

AM programme manager in HOFOR for the past 2 years

Ludmila Kantova

Asset Management Software Center of Competence Manager, IBM

Ludmila Kantova is the Asset Management Software Center of Competence Manager in IBM, leading the
team of experts on Software Discovery, Configuration Management and Software Licensing. She has 12
years’ experience in SAM.
Ludmila defined more than 200 tools innovation resulting in efficiency and compliance assurance. She
has deep expertise in Asset Management Process and has created more than 50 process documents,
including policies, directive, education modules and work instructions.


Luke Dix

Asset Planner Monitoring, SA Water

Luke Dix is an Asset PLanner at SA Water. Luke had a significant role in the development of SA Water's Smaert Water Network in Adelaides CBD and continues to lend his expertise to its ongoing operation. He is responsible for planning and management of all monitoring equipment throughout SA Water's supply network. Luke holds a Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering and has worked at SA Water since joining the utility as a graduate in 2015.


Sergio Lopera

Asset Integration Specialist, ISA Intercolombia

Sergio is an Electrical Engineer with a Master degree in Project, Construction and Maintenance of High Voltage Electrical Infrastructures, from Comillas Pontifical University of Madrid, Spain. He has 7 years experience in the energy transmission business: Working in ISA-INTERCOLOMBIA as Renewal Analyst (Coordinator) and nowadays as Asset Integration Specialist. Sergio has worked as thematic leader of the Asset Renewal and decision-making process in Asset Management project, and also, he has worked structuring the OPEX and Operative CAPEX of ISA offers.

Victor Manuel Diez Valencia

Innovation Speacialist - Corporate Asset Management Leader, ISA Intercolombia

Victor Diez is an Electrical Engineer with Master's degree from the University of Manitoba Canada with 21 years of experience in the energy transmission business, and positions raging from Control center and electrical studies engineer, to Operations and Regional Maintenance Director, his actual role is Corporate AM Leader for ISA Group supporting four AM implementations in ISA Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia. Victor is very active in AM in Latin America.