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MainTrain 2021 Panel: How Asset Management Contributes to Reliability in Unreliable Times

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Original date: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

MainTrain 2021 Panel Discussion

Moderator: Susan Lubell

Author of "Root Cause Analysis Made Simple", Susan specializes in asset management and reliability strategy, cost effective lean maintenance programs and operational excellence. She brings over 25 years of practical experience to drive asset management, maintenance and operational business improvement opportunities. Susan currently serves as National President for PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada, Chair of the World Partners in Asset Management (WPiAM), and teaches for both the Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) and Certified Asset Management Professional (CAMP) programs. 


John Hardwick, Executive Director, Sydney, Roads and Martime Services NSW
Representing: AMC - Asset Management Council, Australia

With extensive Executive Management and Board experience and a background over the past 30 years in asset management within the electricity and transport industries. A passionate leader of organisational improvement in asset and operational risk management, and has implemented world class asset management strategies implementing effective asset management strategies and systems to manage risk and provide value for customers and communities.
John is co-author of Living Asset Management.
John has a desire to make a difference and explore new ways of solving wicked problems. John is the past Chair of multiple not for profit organisations the World Partners in Asset Management, Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management and the Asset Management Council.

João Lafraia, President, Fábrica Carioca de Catalisadores S.A.
Representing:  ABRAMAN - Associação Brasileira de Manutenção e Gestão de Ativos, Brazil

OÃO RICARDO B. LAFRAIA is MSc by the Cranfi eld Institute of Techonology, in England. MBA by the Pontificia Catholic University/State of Paraná. He taught in the graduation and post graduation about Quality Assurance, Reliability and Organization in the Federal University of Paraná and FGV Rio. He is author and co-author of the books of Reliability Handbook, Mantenability and Availability and Strategic Management and Reliability, Creating the Habit of the Excellence. Author of several articles and lectures about Excellence in Management of Reliability and Health, Environment and Security.
Lafraia has acted as General-Manager in 5 Refineries around Brazil. He also headed the Operational Excellence Department for all refineries at Petrobras Headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. Executive Director for the FCCSA Chemical Company. He served as board member for 4 chemical companies. At present moment, he has the position of General-Manager in the Exploration and Production Santos Basin Business Unit and Chairman of the Deliberative Council of ABRAMAN.

Johannes Coetzee, Managing Director, Machine Assessment & Reliability Technology (Martech)
Representing:  SAAMA - The Southern African Asset Management Association, South Africa

Johannes Coetzee is the MD of Martec and Chairman of the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM), the umbrella body for professional associations in the field of maintenance and assets management across the world. He is the past-president of the Southern African Asset Management Association (SAAMA) and also serves on the Advisory Board of the Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Johannes is an Industrial Engineer, holds an MBA and has been in the field of asset management for more than two decades. 

Naoki Takesue, Mitsubishi Research Institute Inc.
Representing:  JAAM - Japan Association of Asset Management, Japan

Mr. Naoki Takesue is a Professional Engineer and has more than 30 years experience in the field of construction management and asset management for public and private sectors.  In MRI, he is engaged in research and consulting works for developing government policies of infrastructure management.  Also, as a director of JAAM, he is  actively involved in the introduction of ISO55000s into Japan.



BoK Content Source: 
MainTrain 2021
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Asset Management Framework Subject: 
01 Strategy & Planning, 1.02 Asset Mgmt Strategy & Objectives, 02 Asset Management Decision Making, 2.02 Operations & Maintenance Decision-Making, 03 Lifecycle Delivery, 3.05 Maintenance Delivery, 3.06 Reliability Engineering, 3.07 Asset Operations, 05 Organization & People, 5.02 Asset Management Leadership, 5.03 Organizational Structure, 06 Risk and Review, 6.05 Assets Performance & Health Monitoring
Author Title: 
Principal Consultant
Author Employer: 
Steppe Consulting Inc.