PRESENTERS

Steve Browning

Steve Browning

Central Government Manager, Morrison Low

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Steve is an asset management specialist with nearly two decades experience managing infrastructure assets in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada. Steve has worked across the infrastructure spectrum and enjoys cross pollinating best practice from each sector to help asset owning organisations optimise their decision making and tell their investment story. Steve has worked as a Technical Specialist for Transport for London, Lead Advisor on PPP projects in Canada, and as the Technical Director for the Transport Research Laboratory in the UK. Steve is an energetic trainer with a contagious enthusiasm for this sector.  Steve is passionate about raising the profile of infrastructure asset management and is leading the IPWEA NZ Training Working Group to develop the next generation of asset management training.



Dr Paul Wood

Dr Paul Wood

Leadership Coach, speaker, author, facilitator

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Paul is a high-energy and engaging facilitator who works with everyone from the Treasury to the Hurricanes. He is a regular contributor in the media and his TEDx presentation on his personal journey from delinquent to doctor of psychology has received more than 300,000 views on YouTube and was named one of the Top 10 TED talks by the New Zealand Herald. Paul specialises in assisting individuals and organisations reach and maintain peak performance and well-being.
www.paulwood.com  |  Better Never Stops

 



Kathy Dever-Tod

Kathy Dever-Tod

Manager Parks and Reserves at Palmerston North City Council

Kathy Dever-Tod

Kathy is the Manager Parks and Reserves at Palmerston North City Council and is recognised as a leader in asset management practice. She has 20 years’ experience in the public sector both leading asset management teams and as an independent asset management advisor, with a focus on coaching and mentoring, developing and reviewing organisational performance management frameworks and undertaking asset management peer reviews. Kathy has been involved NAMS/IPWEA for more than 15 years developing best practice guidelines and delivering industry training.



Brian Smith

Brian Smith

Independent Consultant

Brian Smith

Brian is an independent consultant specialising in infrastructure management issues, including valuations, funding, and in procurement. Brian’s background is in financial auditing as well as efficiency and effectiveness reviews. Brian has presented at a variety of NAMS workshops and contributed to NAMs manuals. He has a BCom and is a qualified accountant (CA).

Brian possesses the following formal qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Chartered Accounting Degree



Lisa Roberts

Lisa Roberts

Infrastructure Decisions Limited

Lisa Roberts

Lisa is a Fellow of Engineering NZ, a recognition of her career in infrastructure management.  She is an independent consultant focussed on supporting clients to improve ‘whole of business’ asset management and infrastructure resilience.  She is an expert facilitator and has project managed and co-authored all editions of the Infrastructure Management Manual, Asset Management Basics and many other publications.



Priyani de Silva-Currie

Priyani de Silva-Currie

Consulting Services Leader & Principal - Infrastructure Advisory, Just Add Lime

Priyani de Silva-Currie

Priyani has nearly 10 years experience as the National Asset Management Leader within an NZ consultancy with a background in Buildings and Property and a broad Asset Management base spanning all public infrastructure sectors.  Priyani trains in asset management and procurement, is an assessor for the New Zealand Diploma in Infrastructure Asset Management and New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Procurement. Priyani has co-lead the development of the BTechEng degree for Asset Management with Weltec and Massey University, in her spare time Priyani also guest lectures at Massey in Leadership.



Andrew Brickell

Andrew Brickell

Enmore Consultancy Ltd

Andrew Brickell

Andrew Brickell is a consulting civil engineer who trades under the business name of Enmore Consultancy Ltd, based in Auckland. He has over 50 years of experience in the construction industry, has worked on projects in 20 countries and is an experienced construction arbitrator. He represented ACENZ and Engineering NZ on the revision committee that produced NZS 3910, 3916 and 3917 and has also participated in FIDIC contracts task committees. He is a Fellow of Engineering NZ and has been a member of many other engineering organisations internationally,  including ICE, IPWEA, the Project Management Institute and the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of NZ.