PEME Reliability Engineer, Laurie-ann Smith, is one of three young asset management professionals that have been shortlisted for the prestigious Institute of Asset Management (IAM) Next Generation Award. This is a terrific achievement, as there have been a large number of applications from many countries and industries and the applications have also been of an exceptionally high standard.
PEME is a corporate member of the IAM which is the professional body for those involved in acquisition, operation and care of physical assets, especially critical infrastructure and particularly for professionals worldwide dedicated to furthering their knowledge and understanding of Asset Management. PEME has identified 15 Asset Management champions across the company who are responsible for ensuring we take a professional approach towards asset management when caring for our clients assets.
The Next Generation Asset Management Award recognises those who have made an outstanding contribution to the implementation and development of asset management and demonstrate great potential in the field. The award will be awarded to the individual who demonstrates:
- Outstanding performance in the development or implementation of one aspect of asset management.
- Excellent understanding of asset management, including the relationship between the various elements of asset management and evidence of how this knowledge has been applied.
- Exceptional promise for the future, which may include demonstration of attributes such as leadership, influence, enthusiasm, determination and accountability.
- Creativity in approach, which includes imagination, ingenuity, inspiration, inventiveness and originality.
- Collaboration with others in the development / implementation of the asset management project or initiative. This may include team work across functions or with supply chain or clients.