Brian Milne | Xyst Ltd
Brian has a wide range of experience in local government parks and recreation management, with over 35 years in the industry. In addition to a background in operations and planning work, Brian now specialises in asset management for the parks and facilities sector, and is seen as an international leader in the field.
Brian has been at the forefront of the development of parks management practices for the parks and recreation industry. He was a member and chairperson of the New Zealand parks and recreation asset management committee, which introduced a standard asset management system for the local government and developed the condition grading guidelines for parks assets. Brian has also been involved with several other national projects including the preparation of the NZRA parks categories and levels of service guidelines and the N.Z. Open Space Maintenance Specification.
Over the last six years he has been the lead author of IPWEA’s Parks Management Practice Notes 10.1, 10.2, 10.3,10.4 and 10.5.