John Woodhouse, Managing Director

JW photo June 2013

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 also author of the book 'Managing Industrial Risk', Publ. Chapman & Hall, 1993 and ‘Asset management decision-making: the SALVO Process’, Publ. TWPL 2014, and lecturers widely around the world at conferences, and through university and in-house management training programmes.

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