We have hand picked some of the leading figures within the rail industry to present at this year's event. Find out a bit more about each of our speakers below.
Navil Shetty is the global lead for strategic infrastructure asset management within the Atkins Group responsible for developing Atkins capability and market position in this area. Dr Shetty is based in London but works across the world.
Navil also plays a leadership role within the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) which is a global professional body focussed on the creation and dissemination of knowledge in Asset Management.
His key professional activities and achievements include:• Convenor, ISO/PC251 developing the ISO 55000 suite of standards on Asset Management • Co-author, BS PAS 55: 2008 standard on Asset Management
Navil has over 25 years of experience in strategic infrastructure asset management & risk management across several industry sectors. He has provided strategic advice to major asset owners around the world such as MTA New York, London Underground, Network Rail, High Speed 2, Heathrow Airport, Severn Trent Water, RTA Dubai, Abu Dhabi Government, SMRT Singapore, etc.
Julian Schwarzenbach is an experienced asset management and information management practitioner.He is actively involved in IAM activities to define, develop and promote good practice approaches to a range of data related disciplines.
Julian represents the IAM on the BSI B/555 committee guiding the development of BIM standards and was/is part of the steering committees for PAS 1192-3, BS 1192-4, PAS 1192-5, PAS 185 and PAS 1192-7.
He is also a member of buildingSMART UK & Ireland Operations Committee and is Chair of the BCS Data Management Specialist Group.
Stirling Kimkeram co-founded Omnicom in 1995. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) with extensive experience in project management and the development of new and innovative technology systems for the Transportation (Road/Rail) Industry.
He is responsible for all Omnicom’s research and development activities including innovations to existing products and development of new systems. He manages external business partner programs and research activities with academic and professional institutions.
His expertise has been utilised by the European Union where he has served as an expert on Global Navigation Satellite Systems with a strong focus on railways.