John Searls, Managing Principal, Asset Management & Performance – Australia & New Zealand
John Searls is Aurecon’s Managing Principal, Asset Management & Performance for Australia and New Zealand.
With over 20 years of industry experience, John has a rich knowledge base and practical expertise on a wide range of services, including strategy development, transformational change leadership, project and portfolio governance and assurance, asset management and productivity improvement.
Having spent a large portion of his career in the resources industry, John has a great appreciation for the need of all infrastructure investments to deliver economic, social and environmentally sustainable outcomes for all stakeholders, not only during the formation stages, but right through the asset lifecycle and eventual transformation or closure.
John is recognised as a strong and highly experienced leader who demonstrates a rare combination of program management, asset management and change leadership skills. This allows John to add value across the lifecycle of projects, to lead and navigate complex approval processes and to operate sustainable and environmentally compliant assets that will meet community expectations well in to the future.