Newsletter 10 January 2023

The Institute of Asset Management (IAM) and the Asset Leadership Network (ALN) are delighted to co-publish Asset Management Leadership: A White Paper. See more about the paper and companion web program below in Sources.

ALN Th@3 pm ET will feature Jack Kelly, ALN Board of Directors Member and ALN Senior Fellow. Mr. Kelly is driving a new approach to ISO 55001 certification listing and active in establishing the ISO 55011 document for government organizations.

Jacobs: Challenging today.
Reinventing tomorrow.


Jack Kelly is well-known in the ALN for his ongoing, energetic contributions to awakening the federal government to the value of asset management. He is also well known for his substantial contributions to the U.S. Federal Government policy and practices through his 36-year tenure at the Office of Management and Budget. He is now contributing to the creation of ISO 55011 for governments to understand how to impact improved asset management in their jurisdiction and expanding awareness of ISO 55001 success stories. Mr. Kelly is always a fascinating guest. We look forward to learning about his current activities. Register at this link.


Asset Management Leadership Paper

The Institute of Asset Management (IAM) and the Asset Leadership Network (ALN) are delighted to co-publish Asset Management Leadership: A White Paper. It is available at this link.

The paper outlines key characteristics of leadership to assist asset management organizations achieve mission success.  It identifies that leaders exist at all levels of an organization and covers roles leaders play at those different levels to harness untapped organizational potential. The paper also highlights what leaders can do to support advancing asset management in an organization.  The paper concludes with some reflections on why this is a decisive decade for asset management leadership.

The IAM and ALN would like to thank the principal authors of this paper Mark Knight and Mark DeClercq (IAM USA chapter) and Michael Bordenaro (ALN) and the numerous contributors from both organizations who reviewed and commented on the paper.

The IAM and ALN will be holding a joint webinar to discuss the paper and get your views on the areas discussed in this paper on Tuesday 14 February at 3 pm London/10 am Washington, D.C. The panel will% include the key authors, Ursula Bryan, IAM CEO and Jim Dieter ALN CEO. After an overview of the paper, there will be at least 30 minutes for discussion with the online audience. Please join us by registering here.


Reconsider the Assets to Manage

An Intangible Asset Market Value study by Ocean Tomo, shows that 90% of value in S&P 500 companies is intangible. Ocean Tomo is an expert advisory firm own by global consultant J.S. Held. HJ.S. Held, a global consulting firm, announced today that it has acquired Ocean Tomo LLC, an expert advisory firm specialized in Intellectual Property (IP) and other intangible assets How does your organization address management of intangible assets? Does it? Thank you to Mary Adams, President, SmarterCompanies, for sharing this information. See her comments on this topic as she joins an ESG discussion on January 24, 2023 at 3 pm Eastern. Register at this link.

Upcoming Events

Jan. 19 – ALN Th@3 pm ETJennifer Mims, Director, Asset Management, Jacobs.

January 24 – 3 pm ET – Value, ESG, and ISO Governance StandardsPeader Duffy will provide a governance-oriented presentation addressing Maintaining Value and Creating Value. Mary Adams, and Jim Dieter will join in a discussion after the presentation.

Feb. 7 – 4 pm ET – Value and Benefits from Asset Management – The ongoing series co-host by Australia’s Asset Management Council and the ALN will feature Kimon Onuma, President, ONUMA, Inc. and John Hardwick, Executive Director for Asset Management at Transport, New South Wales.