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UK Who is who

The UK Chapter Committee is the organising and representative body of the IAM UK Chapter. It is made up of members from the regional branches along with representatives from groups such as the Academic and Research Network and the IAM Patrons.



Ian Gray, Chapter Chair

Ian is a focussed asset management professional and leads the IAM Endorsed Assessor team in his current company Arup, helping organisations exploit and outperform best practice.  Currently Ian is global lead for asset management in the water team within Arup following other senior roles including Partner, Business Unit Director, Technical Director and Sector Developer.  Ian has over 30 years’ experience in large multi-sector commercial, environmental and engineering consultancies which followed several years in a power sector design and construct contracting company. Ian has a breadth of experience and a broad range of roles in consultancy with a good understanding regulatory, commercial and technical background from the water, road, light rail, nuclear and power sectors Ian has also led and undertaken work in the process, industrial, waste and central government and agencies sectors.

Jerry Holdsworth, Chairman of IAM Patrons Group

A proven Asset Management thought leader with a pragmatic and highly professional approach. With over 27 years’ industry experience, Jerry specializes in leading business transformation programmes for the development and certifiable implementation of integrated Asset Management Systems aligned with PAS 55 and ISO 55001, and has successfully done so for multiple organizations around the world.

Chairman of the IAM Patrons Group and Director of the IAM UK Chapter, Jerry, an accredited assessor and trainer, has led many high profile IAM initiatives including the Self-Assessment Methodology and Organisation and Structure Subject Specific Guidance. He was also Group Leader for Organization and People Enablers and reviewer of Asset Management Decision-Making in collaboration with the AM Council Australia for the AM Landscape and IAM Anatomy 2 nd Editions.


Ajith Parlikad - ARN


Graeme Bruce

Graeme is a progressive and forward-thinking Asset Manager with over 12 years' experience in major Utilities and Transport asset owner organisations.He is Asset Manager at Manchester Airports Group and works across a wide range of asset management disciplines including airport development, capacity growth, maintenance optimisation and asset management capability development. Graeme is lead for the North West Branch, a founding member of the IAM UK Chapter Committee and working on the development team for the IAM Asset Management Leadership Subject Specific Guidance.

Gordon Reid


Martin Grey

Martin Grey is the NDA’s Strategic Authority for Asset Management having developed and successfully implemented a strategy to improve the capability, culture and performance of the NDA’s contractors. Martin is a qualified Physicist, member of the Institute of Asset Management and has a Master’s Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the University of Warwick. Having worked in the nuclear industry for 38 years in a range of operational and management roles, his current role as Engineering Manager within the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) also includes technical assurance of NDA Programmes worth in the £100M’s.

Chris Royce

Chris has over 30 years of experience in the Water Industry at all levels. His experience includes front line operational management, business change projects, project and engineering management. His current role within Anglian Water is Head of Strategic Investment Manager within the Asset Management Directorate. He is responsible for the longer term planning of investment for the company to ensure its assets have the capability of achieving customer and regulatory outputs. He has also worked overseas developing Anglian Water International’s portfolio of business in the USA, West Indies, Europe and Australia.


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