Women in Asset Management

Check out all the wonderful women in asset management. Photo taken at our recent AMPEAK gala dinner. The Asset Management Council has a special interest group (SIG) dedicated to women in asset management (WiAM). Led by chair of the SIG, Lucie Mitchell, WiAM is a passionate group of Asset Managers who are keen to show the benefits of asset management in providing diversity in the workplace.  

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MRiAM SIG May Event (Webinar) - 20 May 21

Share or Learn - the Art of Influencing Action

Join the Asset Management Council's Maintenance & Reliability in Asset Management (MRiAM) special interest group for a presentation on the art of influencing action, moderated by Shane Scriven, Chair, MRiAM.

Have you ever completed an investigation into the reliability of a piece of equipment or system to determine why its reliability is low only to have the solutions sit and wait for action?  It is frustrating to complete an investigation, which can take considerable time and resources depending on the complexity, only to find that it is difficult to implement the solutions due to the ownership of the actions. 

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A thank you to our GFMAM AM Landscape Document Review Project Team

wilhelm gunkel L04Kczg Jvs unsplashJohn Hardwick and Dave Daines are the Asset Management Council's representatives for the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM) that is reviewing the global forum asset management landscape document.

A couple of months ago, we called for expressions of interest from our AMCouncil members as to who would be interested in contributing to this project and were overwhelmed by the number of responses. 

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WiAM welcomes Ella Hingston

The AMCouncil’s Women in Asset Management (WiAM) special interest group (SIG) welcomes Ella Hingston into the WiAM organising committee. Ella joins fellow WiAM committee members: Lucie Mitchell (WiAM Chair), Dr Carla Boehl, Nicola Daaboul, Dr Monique Beedles, Mae-Ryn Chong, Di Scheepers, Wendy McPate, Lidia Pajmakoska, Ellie Kallianis and Helen Carroll, who are working hard behind the scenes on their program for the remainder of 2021.

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New Board member elected at AM Council AGM

At the AMPEAK conference on Monday the AM Council held its annual AGM. At the meeting a new Board member was elected.

There were four applications for one place on the Board and after voting, Wendy McPate was elected. Wendy is the engineering manager, asset management, in the power generation business unit for Origin Energy. More information about Wendy is below.

In addition to congratulating Wendy, the AM Council would like to thank outgoing Board member Dr Monique Beedles for her work and commitment to the role.

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