IPWEA NZ Changes to Digital Training – Steve Browning

Steve is the Chair of the IPWEA Training Working Group who are working hard to bring about a new era of training in the infrastructure management space.

IPWEA have just produced the first Digital credentials to help train the next generation of infrastructure asset managers and fill our looming skills gap.

Microcredentials are a way to train, assess and recognise competence in small portions of learning that creates learning journeys and can align to career pathways.


Steve is an Asset Management Specialist with many years’ experience working with infrastructure assets in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada.

Steve provides technical leadership to deliver enhanced asset management solutions to asset owning organisations.

Better never stops – Dr Paul Wood

Dr Paul Wood will talk about his personal transformation from imprisoned delinquent to doctor of psychology. He will us this inspiring story to illustrate the universal steps involved in taking ownership of your own development, learning to identify and overcome the thoughts and beliefs that hold us back, and cultivating the necessary mindset and approach to  turn adversity to your advantage, unlock your potential, and increase your life satisfaction and wellbeing.

Dr Paul Wood is a leadership and emotional intelligence expert that assists organisations in their pursuit of excellence. Paul works with everyone from Google to the Hurricanes and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and other media outlets. His presentation at TEDx Auckland, the largest TEDx event in the world, has received more than 300,000 views on YouTube and was named one of the Top 10 TED talks by the New Zealand Herald. Paul’s passion for transformational change comes from his own journey from delinquent to doctor.