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NxtGen Leads

The NxtGen leads are responsible for the NxtGen initiatives in our chapters.  They are all dedicated international volunteers who collaborate to share best practices.  If you are living in a region where there isn’t a NxtGen lead, please do not hesitate to get in contact.

To get in touch with our NxtGen leads, please contact NxtGen@theIAM.org.

Anna Haddick

Germany NxtGen Chair

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Biography: Anna is a Senior Consultant with meliorate since 4 years. She has worked within Asset Management since then specialising in infrastructure industry. She has a Master's degree in Intercultural Management and her area of expertise is to develop and optimise Asset Management in all infrastructure companies, such as in the energy sector or in telecommunications. She was one of the first ones to complete the IAM certificate in German. Anna is the NxtGen-lead in Germany and passionate about developing young professionals and driving the industry forward.

Charlotte Connelly

Co-Chair UK NxtGen

Role: Aviation Safety Occurrence Investigator - Leonardo Helicopters

Biography: Charlotte has been within the Asset Management community since June 2020, before which she was in the Royal Navy as an Aeronautical Mechanical Engineer. She's currently working at Leonardo Helicopters as an Aviation Safety Occurrence Investigator which allows her to see the human asset interaction on a daily basis. She uses her previous experiences within the industry and current daily exposure to she how better management opportunities can present themselves, passing this onto the organisation as 'actions' from reports. Since starting within AM, Charlotte has worked on MOD Asset Management implementation projects and platform decommissioning. She has a keen interest in sustainability and resilience and is part of the IAM Resilience Working Group which is looking at updating the guidance given with regards to how we think about resilience in planning and throughout an asset’s life.

Eric Goforth

Canada NxtGen Chair

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Biography: Eric holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering specializing in Asset Management, both from McMaster University. He is a Senior Consultant with KPMG in the Global Infrastructure Advisory practice focused on supporting organizations in Asset Management and Operations. Eric is a published author of 4 peer-reviewed journal articles and is a frequent conference speaker, sharing best practices in asset management. He supports organizations wherever they lie in their asset management journey to maximize the value their assets provide

Katterinne Fleming

IAM Director of DEI and Chair of USA NxtGen

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Biography: Ms. Fleming is a Principal Asset Management at Arcadis and specializes in guiding municipal agencies of all sizes with asset management needs. Katty enables asset management knowledge transfer through well-developed presentation skills and has assisted clients nationally and internationally in the water industry her entire career for the past 15 years. With her talented relationship skills, she is able to establish credibility and garner trust from diverse populations and staff at all levels when it comes to get quick buy-ins. She has served as the Chair of the Southern California Institute of Asset Management Branch fostering asset management knowledge using best practices and industry standards. Her passionate and driven personality have allowed her to serve and give back to her community using her Asset Management skills. She is currently a new member of the IAM USA Executive Board and serves as the Director for DEI and NexGen.

Stephen Morgan

Co-Chair UK NxtGen

Role: Principal Strategic Consultant in Digital Asset Management - Amey

Biography: Stephen is a Principal Asset Management Consultant at Amey Consulting. He has worked within Asset Management for over seven years specialising within Highways and Renewable Energy. Stephen helps organisations make informed, strategic decisions about getting value from their assets. He has completed both the IAM’s Certificate and Diploma exams and is passionate about inspiring and engaging with those new to Asset Management. Stephen is a Board Member on the IAM’s Exam Board where he represents Young Professionals and a member of the IAM’s Midlands regional committee. He is passionate about the industry and growing its Young Professionals presence.

Wim Timmerman

Netherlands NxtGen Chair

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Biography: Wim is a consultant in strategic asset management and change at Royal HaskoningDHV, an independent international engineering and project management consultancy. He can be described as an active listener and a highly motivated, creative and critical thinker and devoted consultant. In his day-to-day job he works with public organisations active in public space in becoming solid, learning and skilled organisations. Wim’s assignments vary from facilitating programms for the implementation of asset management practices and professionlisation of the organisation, analysis and excelleration of primairy processes to cowriting strategic asset management plans or alike. Wim holds a Bachelor in Human Resource Management and three masters in business and management from EMLYON Business School, Aston Business School and Ludwig Maximilians-Universiteit. He specialised in organisation, strategy and change.

Meet Saiya

India NxtGen Chair

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Biography: Meet completed his post graduation in Civil Engineering (specialization: Infrastructure Engineering and Management) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in July 2023 with institute recognition for academic excellence. His MTech thesis focused on incorporating economies of scale in top-down pavement asset management framework where Meet worked on new ways to make maintenance decisions for pavement assets that would leverage benefits of economies of scale in decision making process. Meet completed his internship at Headquarters, Bureau of Indian Standards(BIS) where he looked at incorporating sustainability in codal provisions. Meet holds a Bachelors in Civil Engineering from NMIMS, Mumbai. He joined AECOM - Rail (Bridges and Structures) team in Bangalore as ECP post his Masters. He is passionate about asset management and digital transformation and hopes to engage young professionals in the industry.

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