Wednesday, 10 June, 2020


Dr Trevor Seymour-Jones has forty years of experience in the management of built assets in both the public and private sectors across the Asia Pacific region. He contributes to the Local Government advisory capacity at the HRF Centre.

Trevor frames strategic management of built assets as organisational resources that are essential to the provision of public services and functioning of government. He advises widely on capacity and capability building for Integrated Planning and Reporting (IPR) Frameworks. He also conducts independent assessments for metropolitan and country councils. He has assisted state government departments and agencies to assess their asset management capacity and capability, and to prepare strategic asset plans as part of the service provision process.

He leads training and professional development programs for increasing awareness and understanding of the asset management process; structuring asset management as a central and departmental strategic function; and aligning asset planning with service and financial planning.

Trevor served as a member of a Western Australia Government panel of advisers to assess the asset and associated financial management capacity and capability of councils under the National Assessment Framework. Trevor has provided policy advice to the Governments of New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia. Internationally, Trevor has been involved with the management of the built environment across the Asia Pacific, including the Philippines, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Trevor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Land Economy and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. His PhD from the University of Sydney characterised leading practices in the management of government real property. He is the author of a number of papers, articles and reports and speaks regularly at conferences.