IAM Global Awards 2020 - the finalists have been announced!

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14 Oct 2020

IAM Global Awards 2020 - the finalists have been announced!

The IAM Global Awards recognise the outstanding contributions and achievements of individuals, teams and organisations in the profession of asset management.

We were delighted to receive entries from around the world and from a wide range of sectors. The quality of the nominations has been exceptional, highlighting pioneering achievements, outstanding international practice and great leadership in asset management. There is much to be congratulated and we are pleased to feature the winning finalists and commend their work through the IAM Global Awards.

The IAM would like to thank all those who submitted a nomination, and the 2020 Awards Judges for their hard work and commitment.

Winners will be announced as part of the IAM Annual Conference 2020, taking place 3-5 November. 

Individual Achievement Award shortlist

Finalists

Individual Achievement

Iain Cranston
icInfrastructure

With 12+ years experience and relatively early in his Asset Management career, Iain has contributed significantly to AM in Canada, having successfully delivered a number of high profile projects to develop the AM knowledge base, benefiting municipalities and local governments.

Jose Duran
TWPL LatAm

Jose has, over 20 years, been the most prolific and successful promoter of good asset management practices in Latin America. He led Spanish translation of PAS55, helped develop ISO55000 and led/facilitated multiple large, diverse and highly successful AM transformation programmes.

Esther Davidson
Transport for London

Esther as a new Senior Manager led the design and development of a 25 year investment plan for London Underground using an strategic asset management approach. Delivering a consistent approach to long term investment and gaining strong Executive level agreement.


The Asset Management Team Achievement Award finalists

Finalists

Team Achievement
Jude Carey
Irish Rail

The UIC Asset Management Working Group has done some fantastic work with producing instructional guides that can be used across the rail industry to develop, embed and understand the Asset Management System and specifically SAMPs.

Adam Robinson
Environment Agency

Teamwork is at the heart of the Boston Barrier project. Through collaboration and the use of a common data environment we have unlocked efficiencies by allowing multiple suppliers and stakeholders to work in the same space to develop project information.

Seyed Ali Syedi pour
National Iranian Drilling Company, NIDC

For the first time in Drilling industry of Iran:
- Transforming company from Maintenance Management to AM
- Developing AM Policy and SAMP
- Performing AM assessment and gap analysis
- Organizing AM executive teams
- Increasing maintenance management factors

 

The Asset Management Project Achievement Award finalists

Finalists

Project Achievement
Chris Steele
Black & Veatch Ltd

Created a Digital Twin for Anglian Water as an integrated accurate digital representation of their physical assets, systems and treatment processes. It unlocked value by enabling improved insights that supported better decisions, leading to better outcomes in the physical world

Jude Carey
Irish Rail

The UIC Asset Management Working Group has done some fantastic work with producing instructional guides that can be used across the rail industry to develop, embed and understand the Asset Management System and specifically SAMPs.

Ahmad Fawzi Hamdan
Roads and transport authority (RTA) -Dubai

We have made real achievement by implementing the best practices and standards to “increase the Maturity level”, “Reduce software compliance risk” , “Optimize Software License Spend” and "maintain governance”.

We believe that we can reflects our commitment to continuous improvement.



The Asset Management NxtGen Award finalists

Finalists

NxtGen Achievement

Finalist to be confirmed

 

 

Olugbenga Ibikunle
Stantec Consulting Ltd

Referencing my experience and achievements in AM Practices in Canada and beyond, I want my fellow Engineers to adopt a mindset that our design deliverables, from clients perspectives, are means to solve business problems and not just engineering solutions.

Katherine Relle
J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Private Equity Group

Katherine Relle, Portfolio Manager, joined the JPM Private Equity Group in 2015. Relle sits on the Investment Committee and is interested in emerging managers. Relle leads JPMC's ‘NextGen’ Business Resource Group and Co-Leads a team within JPMC’s ‘WomenOnThe Move’ initiative.

 

The Asset Management Innovation Award finalists

Finalists

Innovation Achievement
Stewart Whyte
National Grid

C55 Circuit-Optimiser is an intelligent system, transforming the planning of National Grid’s electricity transmission network. The innovation solves a significant Optimisation problem for asset management decisions that reduce risk and improve network reliability, resilience and security.

AES Colon - Mechanical Maintenance Team
AES

A custom designed, remotely assisted boiler inspection proved to be a very successful risk mitigation strategy for one of the AES Power Plant`s most critical assets which had a warranty period that was about to expire during the COVID-19 crisis.

Jack Huggins
Arup
Showcasing Arup's work with Welsh Water in creating Asset Virtual Tours - increasing utilisation and value during the current pandemic.

 

The Asset Management Customer Service Award finalists

Finalists

Customer Service  Achievement

David Adkins
National Grid
    

ConnectNow is setting the standard for customer transparency in the Energy Industry, exposing our data to allow Customers to find the best places to connect, track their projects and for us both to make informed decisions towards achieving Net Zero

Philip South
IBM UK, UKI Asset Management Team

This innovative solution is a great example of how the team has taken a set of business requirements, understood the need, developed a tool to fulfil the requirements and then continuously improved the tool based on feedback.

John Paterson
Atkins

Aligning asset data and performance with customer experience, using asset management, digital technology, analytics, engineering and market research, to better understand the level of service provided. This supports the “Focusing on Customer Service” objective within Highways England’s Asset Management Strategy.

 

The Asset Management Risk & Resilience Award finalists

Finalists

Risk & Resilience  Achievement

Tee ShengJi
SP Energy Networks

Tee has made an outstanding personal contribution to the management of a major environmental risk faced by electricity utilities by developing an advanced risk model to identify contaminated equipment, sharing findings nationally, enabling industry wide savings of over ca. £200m.

Andrew Pearce
Environment Agency

AMS Team designed and implemented a Technical Cell, using risk to define, monitor and embed system changes needed to ensure the continued safe operation and maintenance of assets across all four Environment Agency AM systems in response to COVID 19.

Stewart Whyte
National Grid

C55 Circuit-Optimiser is an intelligent system, transforming the planning of National Grid’s electricity transmission network. The innovation solves a significant Optimisation problem for asset management decisions that reduce risk and improve network reliability, resilience and security.


The Asset Management Information Management Award finalists

Finalists

Information Management  Achievement

Ernesto José Suárez
IBM Enterprise Asset Management

The Cloud Managed Services (CMS) Asset Team created a solution for a cloud environment deployed on +140,000 IT assets value in U$ 280M in 13 locations. This involve +300 customers who host their business applications in the IBM cloud environment.

Paul Hart
Black & Veatch Ltd

Paul has spearheaded an information revolution on a national infrastructure project, migrating a team from rudimentary digital practices to a fully integrated information management strategy and toolbox. In achieving this he has greatly improved the project, data and users experience.

Paul Olson
IBM Enterprise Asset Management

Team collaboration and use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to capture software entitlements (licenses, maintenance and subscriptions) from corporate procurement system (SAP) at time of purchase, thereby enabling software compliance, spend analytics, and labor savings.

 

Want to see the winners announced? Join us the for the IAM Annual Conference 2020

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