Julian Watts

Partner, Engineering & Asset Management

KPMG Australia

Julian is a partner in the Engineering & Asset Management team within KPMG's Infrastructure, Assets & Places division.

Julian has more than 15 years' experience leading teams that develop asset management frameworks and strategies across multiple sectors. An international thought leader in infrastructure management, Julian is passionate about enabling clients to realise more stakeholder value from their assets. He is a Partner in KPMG’s Infrastructure, Assets & Places group, and a sector leader in our Transport team.

As a member of the KPMG Global InfraTech and Innovation Board, Julian's focus is on the adoption of industry 4.0 technology and digital twins to enable better data-informed decision-making.

Julian has worked with asset owners and operators of some of the world's most complex transport, utilities, healthcare and government infrastructure across Australia, NZ, Asia, USA, UAE, and the UK. He has held leadership roles with the Asset Management Council (AMC), Institute of Asset Management (IAM), the Smart Cities Council and has directly supported the development of international standards ISO55000 and ISO19650.

  • Asset Management
  • Customer Revenue Growth
  • Customer revenue growth strategy
  • Financial Services
  • Growth
  • Innovation and Engineering
  • Management Consulting
  • Operating Effectiveness
  • Productivity improvements
  • Strategy and Operations
  • Master of Business Administration (Technology)

  • Bachelor of Applied Science

  • Diploma in Asset Management

  • IAM Endorsed Assessor

  • Member Institute of Asset Management

  • Member Asset Management Council