John Woodhouse, Managing Director
CEO and Managing Director of TWPL, John is one of the most widely known experts in integrated asset management. With a background in oil and gas upstream and downstream operations (Shell Expro in UK, Norway, Brunei, Netherlands) and major engineering (senior management positions in Kvaerner), he launched TWPL in 1995 as a consortium of former senior industrial managers to provide pragmatic advice and support in the embedding of good practices and development of asset management competencies.
John is also a Founding Member, Council Member, Fellow and Chair of Experts Panel for the Institute of Asset Management. He was Project Director for British Standards Institute/IAM development of the PAS 55 standard for asset management. John is also currently appointed as a Principal Expert to represent the UK on the International Standard for Asset Management (ISO 55000 - planned for publication in 2014).
He has also project managed the development of the first IAM Competences Framework, and the European MACRO & SALVO R&D projects on cost/risk optimization in asset management decisions and life cycle management.
John is author of 'Managing Industrial Risk', Publ. Chapman & Hall, 1993 and lecturers widely around the world at conferences, and through university and in-house management training programmes.