About the IAM

Vision & Strategy

The IAM seeks to ensure a widespread understanding of asset management and the value of good practice for society. Our knowledge projects, publications, and services promote a considered approach to achieving long-term value from physical assets in every organization, whether large or small, private, public, governmental, or not-for-profit.

We often collaborate with other organizations and professional bodies. We support individuals and organizations in professional development to demonstrate capability in asset management.



We promote and develop the asset management discipline and profession to positively impact the world’s biggest challenges, now and into the future.



To create value by engaging with our members and wider society through generating and sharing asset management knowledge and innovative solutions whilst inspiring and supporting individuals and organizations to build their asset management capability.



Collaboration, Inclusiveness, Independence, Integrity, Respect, Transparency.


Enduring Objectives

  • Collect, collate, and disseminate existing knowledge and good practice
  • Generate and extend knowledge and good practice
  • Influence public policy and stakeholder expectations
  • Promote capability and excellence in asset-owning organizations or their suppliers and structured schemes for recognizing these achievements
  • Promote knowledge and competence of individuals and objective schemes for recognizing these achievements
  • Deliver member publications, engagement and networking opportunities and other valuable member services
  • Raise the profile and respect for the IAM and the profession
  • Collaborate and support other bodies having similar objectives
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate and sustainable organization

Together, as an asset management community, we are making the world a better place.




We have an ambitious program of activities to continue to support our members on their individual and corporate journeys and to develop the Institute to ensure we continue to serve our increasing international membership.

IAM Policy

Explore our purpose, governance, and values in more detail. Download the IAM Policy here

IAM Strategy

Our approach to achieving our aims and delivering our objectives and activities over the longer term. Download the IAM Strategy here

IAM Strategic Plan

Learn about our priorities over the next two to three years. Download the IAM Strategic Plan here

Together, as an asset management community, we are making the world a better place. Become a member today!