SPM Assets is a software and services company specialising in the assessment, analysis and long-term asset planning.

Introducing SPM Assets:
asset management software and
consulting firm

SPM Assets is a software and services company specialising in the assessment, analysis and long term asset planning. SPM stands for sic parvis magna in Latin. Loosely translated, it means "great things from small beginnings". Incorporated in 2001, the company was founded by Steve Lyons and Chris Jenkins. Corporate head office and the software development team remains in Auckland, New Zealand, with the Australian customer service and sales teams based in Sydney. The company also has a presence in South Africa and the USA and is steadily growing its global influence.

In addition to providing software tools, SPM Assets has a team of highly experienced consultants to assist companies with establishing the best process for assessing and maintaining assets. The SPM Assets team have conducted some of the largest property surveys in Australasia and are seen as leaders in their field. Principal staff from SPM Assets have also authored the NAMS property manual and guidelines in asset management for the Institute of Public Works and Engineering Australasia (IPWEA).

Why choose SPM Assets? Here’s what sets us apart…

SPM Assets software enables customers to build their own asset intelligence database from baseline requirements to complex asset lifecycle plans that can determine both financial forecasts and works-programmes for the next 30 years and beyond. SPM Assets provides the technology platform and a range of assets reference libraries to help customers establish a best-practice database in record time.

Our Values

  • Collaboration: We work side by side with our customers to pool our joint knowledge to provide the best result. We openly share knowledge, information and skills for the betterment of the industry. We work together as one team to make a difference. We have a common purpose that we jointly believe in and strive for. 
  • Innovation: We enjoy developing creative and innovative solutions to meet our customer needs. We will evolve and change to always provide key points of difference. 
  • Leadership: We are thought leaders in asset management. We guide our customers so that they become self-sufficient in asset management. 
  • Professionalism: We are the best at what we do. We consistently produce high-quality results. We are customer focused. 
  • Simplicity: We make the complex simple. We believe that great things come from small beginnings (SPM: Sic Parvis Magna).

 

It was born in the cloud

The software has been developed for delivery via the internet from day one. Its security, database and application management is all built-for-purpose.

 

Its on-going innovations take asset planning software beyond today

Its future planning and strategic analysis capability sets the software apart and delivers a very real financial advantage to customers.

 

Mobile technology

Managing asset information is made more enjoyable via the latest mobile technology with inbuilt processes that allows clients to take the right approach first time.

 

Information on over $150 billion of property assets

Customers continue to benefit from the growing body of asset intelligence and the resulting reference libraries, analytical power, and proven algorithms that stem from this.

SPM Assets is a software and services company specialising in the assessment, analysis and long-term asset planning.

The vision


"Our vision is to enable organisations to better understand their property assets and what is needed to care for them well into the future using easy to use software guided by SPM Assets' internationally recognised principles that both manages asset information and produces analytical reports that can be relied on."

- Steve Lyons, CEO and Co-Founder, SPM Assets

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Senior Management Team

Steve Lyons
CEO and Co-Founder

In establishing SPM Assets, Steve is realising his passion for making a real difference in the asset management industry. Based in Sydney, he is responsible for the overall performance of the company with particular emphasis on the Australian market and forging new partnerships around the world. He is a recognised thought-leader in asset management planning and authored the NAMS Property Manual and co-authored the IPWEA Practice Note 3 for Building Condition & Performance Assessments. He also was a contributing author to the International Infrastructure Management Manual (IIMM) and is a sought after speaker on asset management. An inspiring leader, he encourages knowledge sharing and looks to lift the global standard of asset planning and management through the software SPM Assets creates.

Chris Jenkins

Chris Jenkins
CFO and Co-Founder

A recognised authority on asset management Chris has been fundamental in developing SPM Assets to support the very best practice in asset management and planning. His focus is in the identification and analysis of key investment drivers, policies and conditions that effect the long-term management of assets. Having previously lectured in Infrastructure in Asset Management and related subjects at Auckland University, he has also contributed to the establishment of global standards, appeared as an expert witness and was responsible for the development and preparation of asset management plans for local authorities and utility companies in New Zealand and Australia. His current focus is on the financial and operational performance of SPM Assets and its interests around the world.

David Long

David Long
General Manager, New Zealand

David is known in the industry for his insightful knowledge of strategic asset management, as well as for his expertise in the practical application of these principles across a diverse range of environments. David is also skilled in strategic planning, business process development, lifecycle planning, operations management, and decision making.

As General Manager, David is responsible for leading the NZ business to ensure customer success. This includes spearheading a sales team of experienced and enthusiastic experts, who are all passionate about improving the management of property assets in New Zealand. Prior to joining SPM Assets in 2007, David held senior engineering and asset management roles in the New Zealand aviation and rail industries.

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