Operations Readiness – An often forgotten part of the asset management lifecycle.
Christopher Biel, P.Eng., holds CAMP, PMP, and MIAM certifications.
Chris started his career in maintenance and has participated in the maturing of asset management thinking in the mining, manufacturing, and infrastructure industries. He holds an asset management professional certification, trades qualifications, a degree in mechanical engineering, and a range of general management certifications. In industry, he has held a variety of line, leadership, and corporate positions, spanning maintenance, operations, asset management, engineering, and capital projects.
Since moving to consulting 15 years ago, Chris held parallel positions as the Global Lead for Operational Readiness and the North American Regional Director for Asset Management & Operational Performance in a major engineering and project management company. He has worked on asset start-ups, sustained operations, and focused improvements in Australia, Asia, Africa, South America, U.S., and Canada.
Based in Toronto, he is now the principal consultant of PPAIP Consulting, specializing in assisting clients to improve asset management and the performance of their assets and projects.