Maartje Visser talks about her career in asset management in a 60 seconds interview with Assets Magazine. Her career path and career highlights are being discussed. Maartje is also asked to elaborate on what she sees as the biggest challenges for – and the key to – successful asset management.
An interview about ‘Better together’: collaborations, partnerships and the untapped benefits that can come from investing in relationships and people.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s asset management department is cooperating closely with procurement and the project organisers to redefine the traditional customer–supplier relationship. Schiphol Group’s Govert Ho and Maartje Visser from YSE, powered by Kirkman Company, explain how…
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Making Deliberate and Responsible Sourcing Decisions
Topics such as “sustainability” and “Corporate Social Responsibility” (CSR) are no longer new issues on asset managers’ agendas. But how do you integrate these CSR challenges with necessary sourcing decisions? In this article we describe the environmental challenges that organizations are facing and the model that can be used to incorporate sustainability targets into sourcing alternatives.
Over the last few years, we have observed that companies increasingly organise asset management activities in cooperation with partners and suppliers. This means companies are not only keen to focus on their core competencies, but also want to utilise the core competencies of other companies.
Successful outsourcing relationships can have several advantages for an organisation flexibility, cost reduction, innovation and access to knowledge and capabilities. These advantages are a high priority within asset management.