PRESENTERS

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



Priyani de Silva-Currie

Priyani de Silva-Currie

Independent Consultant

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.



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.



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.



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.