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Ross is the founder of Waugh Infrastructure Management. He is an Asset Management and Systems Integration specialist with over 30 years of experience in municipal and local government infrastructure asset management and engineering.
He is the founder, publisher and currently the principal author of the Inframanage.com, resource site for infrastructure asset management practitioners.
Latu is the Managing Director of KEW Consult. He is a registered mechanical engineer and graduated from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
He has held senior management positions in the Government of Samoa since 1990. Prior to the establishment of KEW in May 2003, he was the General Manager for Samoa Water Authority, since 1993.
Kisa is the General Manager of KEW Consult, Samoa
She finished her Masters of Engineering Management (Honours) at the University of Auckland.
She has an Advanced Diploma in Business Management, University of New England, Australia.
Kisa graduated two degrees from the University of Auckland, namely: Bachelor of Town Planning and Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology).
Grant is an Asset Management specialist with a wide variety of experience in municipal and local government asset management and engineering.
He has extensive knowledge and ability in municipal and local government asset management and engineering.
Working with Waugh Infrastructure Management, Grant undertakes much of his practice supporting communities in achieving the delivery of infrastructure management requirements.
Theuns is the Director of the Transport Research Centre and senior lecturer at the University of Auckland, specializing in the areas of Infrastructure Asset Management.
He received his ME (Transportation) from the University of Pretoria, South Africa his Ph.D. at the University of Auckland.
Theuns is the Director of the Climate Adaptation Platform, which aims to take a holistic approach to give solutions to people, communities, and nations that are or will be significantly affected by climate change.
Heather earned a BS Degree in Environmental Engineering from Penn State University and an MS degree in Environmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. She is a Registered Civil Engineer with 30 years of practice.
Her work with water and wastewater utilities sparked her interest in asset management. She recognized that these utilities have difficulties in managing and paying for their assets and needed a better approach.
Heather is the Director of Southwest Environmental Finance Center. She had led the center since 1996.
Kierie is a technical specialist, working with the Waugh Infrastructure Management team.
He has over 25 years experience in the public service sector, of which 20 years was in Local Government Utility Network Engineering.
Kierie enjoys finding the optimal means of providing a service to a community.