Wim Vancauwenberghe is a master in industrial engineering, and director of BEMAS since 2000. Throughout his career he has witnessed dozens of ‘best practices’ in companies across all industries. With his vast network in the world of maintenance & asset management, he has the opportunity to meet hundreds of top professionals each year. He is motivated to use his knowledge to help companies reach their potential and improve the way assets are managed and maintained. Wim is a firm believer in the importance of the maintenance profession. This is why he is known as Belgian’s ‘maintenance evangelist’. In 2013 Wim became officially a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional. He is also a Certified Maintenance & Reliability Technician and Certified Reliability Leader. In recent years Wim focused attention on the ongoing digital transformation in the world of maintenance and asset management by setting the Asset Performance 4.0 conference and participating in several projects focussing on digital competences for maintenance workers. Add a keen interest in sustainability and circular economy and you understand why Wim and BEMAS are taking up the challenge of guiding the maintenance and asset management communities into the exciting world of Industry 5.0.
BEMAS, the Belgian Maintenance Association vzw-asbl, is a dynamic non-profit organisation for Maintenance and Asset Management Professionals. We help asset intensive organisations on the road to world class maintenance and management of technical equipment and infrastructure.
We address both maintenance & asset managers in industry and other asset intensive organisations, and suppliers of maintenance services and solutions. The mission of BEMAS is to create a larger awareness and appreciation for maintenance, reliability and asset management.
BEMAS organises 150+ initiatives yearly (webinars, seminars, open training sessions, in company training sessions company visits, working groups, events, etc…) welcoming well over 2.000 participants.
Wim is the hose of the podcast Asset Performance.
Welcome to the Asset Performance Podcast, your gateway to the future of maintenance and asset management and reliability engineering! Are you ready to unlock the secrets of achieving unparalleled reliability, optimizing cost performance, and fostering sustainability through cutting-edge digital transformation and people-centric enhancements? If so, you’re in the right place.
Join us as we dive deep into the strategies, insights, and success stories that define the forefront of asset performance. From preventive maintenance to predictive analytics, from resilience building to sustainability initiatives, we’re committed to bringing you the latest advancements that are revolutionizing the way assets are managed and maintained.
What sets the Asset Performance Podcast apart? It’s our exclusive access to the trailblazers themselves. We’ve partnered with industry titans like IBM and Aveva, as well as a myriad of other visionary companies, to bring you candid and captivating conversations with the leaders who are shaping the landscape of digital transformation.
As we count down to the highly anticipated Asset Performance Conference in October, our podcast becomes an invaluable resource to get you primed for the event. Whether you’re a seasoned professional seeking to refine your strategies or a newcomer eager to learn the ropes, this podcast offers something for everyone.
Wim’s author archive lists contributions of articles and episodes.