Different starting points, challenges and priorities

We can provide a valuable combination of consultation, learning and practical tools at every level of your, or your organization’s Asset Management journey.

Helping you on every step of the Asset Management journey

Where are you on your asset management journey? Are you working in departmental silos with competing priorities, patchy knowledge, and unknown risks? Or are you already on the journey to establishing a joined-up, systematic and integrated approach to asset management? Maybe you have an established system for strategic planning etc, and are seeking where to focus next?

To support the wider asset management journey, we have pre-grouped the most valuable combination of support, learning and practical tools that are typically needed at different stages of the journey, whether you are an individual or an organization.

Do you need help in....


  • Learning core concepts, practices, and benefits?
  • Planning how to get started and prioritize the way forward?
  • Convincing sponsors and skeptics?

& Embedding

  • Achieving a real transformation 
  • Culture change: establishing the right values, behaviours and habits?
  • Benefits realization: quantifying and demonstrating in hard numbers?


  • Setting new targets: finding and adapting best applicable practices?
  • Real optimization: showing fully quantified, optimal life cycle value?
  • Innovation: breaking new ground and showing what is possible?

Getting Started

Our Getting Started range of Services and Education is geared to establishing a robust starting point and solid foundation to achieve alignment of understanding in the core principles, language and asset management concepts.

Asset Management
Education & Training
Decision Making Tools
& Techniques Training

Advanced training in strategy optimization and decision-making

  • Shutdown strategies and optimal work bundling
  • Life cycle strategies
  • StAMP (Strategic Asset Management Planning)

SALVO Process Super User training, facilitators, and expert certification status

Integrating & Embedding

For individuals and organizations with responsibility for developing strategies and plans, or are leading and facilitating improvement programmes to support the establishment of a joined-up and effective management system for Asset Management. 

Consultancy Services

Corporate Asset Management system development

ISO 55001 implementation

Corporate transformation programmes processes, people, technology

Asset Management
Education & Training

Management Coaching

IAM Endorsed Diploma qualification courses:
Full 5 day or 3-day Conversion for those with Certificate

Woodhouse suite of niche and specialist Asset Management education courses, e.g:

  • Preparing for ISO 55000
  • Asset care and renewal
  • Blended customized learning 

Interactive Group options – The Asset Management Challenge

Decision Making Tools
& Techniques Training

Cost/risk/performance optimization process training

  • Capital investment and project proposals
  • Maintenance and Inspection strategies
  • Spares, purchasing, and inventory decisions
  • Asset renewals, obsolescence, and life extension strategies
  • Life Cycle Costing (LCC)

Seeking Excellence

As we work at the front edge of research, development, and thought leadership we can help you adapt to new technologies, new ideas, and changes in organizational context to ensure you and your company are forward-looking, agile, and able to demonstrate dynamic optimization. 

Consultancy Services

Going beyond the ISO 55000 requirements through continual improvement processes and identifying context-specific excellence targets

Asset Management
Education & Training

Mentoring and bespoke courses for Asset Management Leaders and Champions

Professional Asset Manager

Decision Making Tools
& Techniques Training

Advanced training in strategy optimization and decision-making

  • Shutdown strategies and optimal work bundling
  • Life cycle strategies
  • StAMP (Strategic Asset Management Planning)

SALVO Process Super User training, facilitators, and expert certification status

The Woodhouse Asset Management journey does not have an end
– it is one of continual interest, excitement, challenges and opportunities.

Life-long learning

Woodhouse has been working with many organisations for 10, 15 or 20 years in an ongoing ‘trusted advisor’ role, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible, and transferring learning across different industry sectors. Head to the Woodhouse Academy to find out more.

What Our Clients Have To Say​

We have been using the SALVO Process and supportive DST software to update and improve maintenance strategies for our electricity network assets. We chose DST and the SALVO Process because they can integrate with our existing business processes. These features, plus having qualified and knowledgeable experts guiding us through the implementation stages, have proved to be a winning combination in our decision- making.”
Sam Gibson​
Investment Strategy Manager (Stations), Northern Ireland Electricity Networks​

Decision Support Tools

Decision Support Tools Ltd develops, supports and customises the best tools, processes and training for asset management decision support in over 40 areas of typical problem-solving.

SAMP Guidebook

Practical advice for the development of a Strategic Asset Management Plan. The SAMP is a planning tool to clarify intentions, priorities, and practices to be adopted. 

Implementation Support

Woodhouse offers extensive first-hand, multidisciplined experience in putting the pieces together and building a robust, coordinated and personalised way forward.

Need help or advice? Get in touch with our award-winning team

Susan Steyn

Susan Steyn is a seasoned expert with over 30 years of experience in Management, Operations, Business Development, and Supply Chain across diverse industries. Her core focus lies in spare parts management and inventory optimization. Throughout her career, Susan has held key leadership roles in multinational companies such as GE, Dow, Roche, Bayer, Lloyds Register, and Woodhouse Partnership.

With a strong background in strategic leadership, P&L management, and lean manufacturing, Susan has consistently driven business turnarounds and growth. She excels in international global business management and has a proven track record of expanding market presence and building strong client relationships.

As a Six Sigma Black Belt and PMP certified professional, Susan is adept at implementing process improvements and managing complex projects. Her expertise in data analysis, project management, and ERP systems ensures effective spare part management and optimal inventory levels.

Susan’s contributions to various companies include revenue growth, cost reduction, successful software launches, and the establishment of strategic alliances. Her commitment to diversity and inclusion, coupled with her leadership in team building and mentorship, have created a culture of excellence in every organization she has worked with.

Overall, Susan Steyn is a results-oriented leader with a passion for leveraging data-driven decision-making and innovative strategies to optimize spare parts management, reduce downtime risks, and enhance profitability in any business environment.

José Luis Perdomo R

José Luis cuenta con una experiencia exitosa en multi-industrias públicas y privadas, donde desempeñó cargos gerenciales, líder de aplicación técnica especializada, puestos operativos y en mantenimiento, así como en áreas de consultoría sustentando nivel operativo, táctico y estratégico.

Ha formado parte de proyectos de mejoramiento de gestión de activos, confiabilidad operacional, integridad y mantenimiento en Latinoamérica en diferentes empresas creando valor al negocio con resultados técnicos y económicos importantes.

Facilitador e instructor acreditado en temas relacionados con la gestión de activos, mejores prácticas, metodologías de administración gerencial y técnicas especializadas.

Robinson Medina

Mechanical Engineer with 31 years of experience. Specialist in implementation processes of activities
associated with Asset Management under the ISO 55001 approach, Implementation of diagnostic
programs and audits of management systems, Specialist in applying reliability methodologies such as
Reliability-Centered Maintenance, risk-based inspection, Cause Analysis Root, Life Cycle Cost Analysis,
Condition Based Maintenance, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Mechanical Integrity among others.
He has been an Equipment Mechanical Integrity Engineer, an experienced user of traditional NonDestructive Testing such as Ultrasound, Infrared Thermography, Superficial Techniques, Industrial
He has led and participated in countless applications in the field of reliability and condition monitoring,
with special emphasis on the generation and execution of policies and maintenance plans aimed at
achieving the “minimum total business impact” guaranteeing Safety, Hygiene and Environment

Damien Carter

Over his 28 plus year span in the industrial sectors with working technical backgrounds in Project & Construction Management, Asset Operations and Maintenance Reliability Management, and being certified in various courses of study; Damien has gained the knowledge and experience and has had proven successes throughout his tenure in the Oil, Gas, Petro-Chemical and Construction sectors. Establishing his-self in the various sectors, Damien’s first experience and success started in the Construction Sector in estimating engineering. This was the stepping stone for Damien and has paved the way for his passion and continued success in supporting People, Process, and Systems in an organization.

Damien has held positions in local, international and multi-national corporations and comes from a working background in the fields of environmental, operations, project and construction management, operations maintenance and reliability management, planning, supervisory management, and has proven his abilities to succeed in each field.

Richard Ardolino

Rich was an Engineer and Project Manager professional at the New York Power Authority for over 30-years. In addition to being the first Project Manager for the Niagara Project Upgrade, Rich rose to be the Vice President of Engineering having started in Operations Engineering decades earlier. Rich went on to be Vice President, Transmission and Substation at AECOM responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars in design and construction. Rich joined Woodhouse Partnership, North America and participates in aligning organization towards ISO 55000 and many reliability studies supporting DST.

Aleck Santamaría De La Cruz

Executive in Operational Excellence, Asset Management and Best Practices in Projects, Operations and Maintenance in the Energy and Industrial Sector.
Consultant, Instructor and International Lecturer on issues related to project management (risk management), operational reliability, strategic management of operations, maintenance, Asset Management in the energy sector (ISO 55001) and Applied Data Analytics.
PMP, CMRP, IAM and CAMA certifications, being recognized by the SMRP in 2019 as CMRP of the Year https://smrp.org/2019-CMRP-Winners.

George Galambos

George has over twenty-five years of experience as a consulting engineer providing design, planning, program and project management, and strategic asset management services for asset-intensive organizations in the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East. His primary focus has been in the public infrastructure sector; as a result, he has intimate knowledge of the assets, processes, and resources necessary to deliver and sustain safe, reliable services to the customers of public asset-owning organizations.

George has assisted organizations with the development of PAS 55, ISO 55000, and GFMAM AM Landscape aligned asset management systems (AMS), has performed gap analyses of their AMS against industry standards and best practices, and has guided them through the creation of strategic asset management plans (SAMPs), asset management plans (AMPs), AM policy and supporting documents. He has undertaken asset risk modelling to ascertain organizations’ capability to sustain their desired levels of service. George has performed asset health-informed lifecycle cost modelling and forecasting capital and operational expenditures over near and long-term planning horizons.

John Woodhouse

With 30 years’ experience in utilities, oil & gas, transport and other sectors, John is one of the most widely known experts in integrated asset management projects for some of the largest companies in the world.

John is a Founder and Life Fellow of the IAM; he has written 4 books, chaired the development of BSI PAS55 and represents the UK on the ISO55000 committee.

He also led the international MACRO and SALVO collaboration projects in optimised asset management decision-making.

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