Asset Management Achievement Award & NxtGen Award Winners 2014

The 2014 IAM Awards were presented on 27th November during the Annual Dinner on the evening of day one of the Asset Management Conference,  at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London. Congratulations to the Winners and Runners up of the Asset Management Achievement Award and the NxtGen Award!

On the night, three individuals were also commended for their exceptional service to the IAM with the President's Award.

The Asset Management Achievement Award




The initiative was identified based on a comparison of market share between ‘best’ and ‘worst’ Sodexo FM businesses. Clients are engaged and realised benefits include:

• Improved control of day to day activities and business efficiencies – 10% average improvement.
• 40% reduction of risk related costs.
• 100% compliance in regulatory activities;
• Reduced failure rates - 20%.

Lead: Keith Hamer

Nominated by: Peter Jay (The Woodhouse Partnership)


The LADS project uses data analytics to analyze the performance of rail infrastructure assets. It was rolled out to 800 end-users on time, within scope and within budget with significant safety and performance benefits. In a survey of users over 70% believed  LADS has already enabled them to better evidence and justify their decisions.

Stephen Dyke Network Rail


The business case for the Crossrail Asset Information Management System (AIMS) defined the need for a solution which allowed for machine readable tags data, documents and asset information to be efficiently captured by construction partners before commissioning and to reside in one system. 50% of this has already been achieved.

Ross Dentten
Crossrail Ltd

Nominated by: Julian Schwarzenback (Data And Process Advantage Ltd)

NxtGen Award 

Recognising an individual (member of NxtGen) who demonstrates great potential in the field of asset management.




Paul was responsible for the development of lifecycle analysis and implementation of decision support software within the City of Burlington, which he tailored to the needs of the business. His pioneering work has meant that the City of Burlington now has a detailed needs profile for every asset class for the next 60 years. This analysis was the foundation for the approval of a funding increase to support the long term sustainable Financial Plan.

Paul Rohoman
C.E.T. (City of Burlington)

Nominated by: Italo DiPietro (City of Burlington)


In response to the introduction of new regulations, Will developed a replacement strategy for specific air conditioning units on behalf of his clients and oversaw its implementation. Will was met with a number of challenges along the way (such as inadequate data and regional procurement issues), but his proactive and flexible approach ensured these did not impact on the success of the project. 

Will Borthen
Telereal Trillium

Nominated by: Arthur Portelli (Telereal Trillium)


Anusuyah spearheaded the campaign to introduce an asset management system, aligned to PAS 55 requirements, across IWK. She overcame the barriers of a challenging cultural backdrop within the organisation and demonstrated excellent leadership skills to gain buy-in from operational staff for a new approach to asset management planning.

Anusuyah Bai S.K.Sivalingam (Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK))

Nominated by: Ir. Dorai Narayana (IWK)