Our Consulting Team


Conscious Asset is pleased to introduce our Consultative Associates. 

 The consultants have been chosen for their professional and industry expertise including the breadth of specialized skills in physical asset and reliability-centred maintenance management, project management, engineering-related background and their ability to produce deliverables with superior service and technical know-how to Conscious Asset’s clientele.




James Reyes-Picknell

 James Reyes-Picknell is the President and Co-Founder of Conscious Asset. He specializes in management of maintenance and physical assets for facilities, plant and fleet equipment, reliability improvement for physical assets, and asset management strategy and implementation.

 James has recently co-authored "RCM Re-Engineered".  He is the best-selling author of “Uptime Made Easy” and has contributed as an author in several books and magazines.  James is a teacher, trainer, speaker and management consultant who focuses on delivering improved equipment availability, increased productivity, lower costs, improved safety, and risk management performance. 

James is also a Certified Asset Management Assesor as prescribed by the World Partners in Asset Management.  

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Aileen Reyes-picknellAileen Reyes-Picknell

 Aileen Reyes-Picknell is an entrepreneur with a high octane blend of passion, creativity, financial acumen and deep insight into what drives people. While she’s able to see, create and imagine infinite possibilities, Aileen is a natural skeptic who needs solid proof before allowing herself to be convinced to get behind a business, product or service.




Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson has more than 25 years experience as an asset management expert, with experience in varied industries including power generation  (PWR, BWR, fossil, & hydro), mining, government, petrochemical (refinery & oil field), and manufacturing industries. 

Larry specializes in effective asset program implementation, equipment reliability for start-up programs, team facilitation, computer and classroom training, program assessment, CMMS/EAM data migration, project management, and continuing consulting support.   He has achieved success in developing and implementing enterprise-level reliability software and integrating software packages with reliability programs.


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UriUri Wittenberg

Uri Wittenberg is a hands-on entrepreneur who combines his creativity, breadth of experience and foundation of analytical thinking to produce positive measurable results.  He specializes in business excellence and logistics, continuous improvements, lean organization optimization and executive management coaching. Additionally, Uri is a solutions-oriented participative facilitator and team building, conflict resolution expert.

Uri improves organizational effectiveness by using agile strategy, methods and learning tools with focus and unity.  His extensive experience as a facilitative leader and team builder allows him to amalgamate the insights of multi-disciplinary groups to attain sustainable enterprise-wide solutions.  




Paul PicknellPaul Picknell

 Paul Picknell has extensive experience in Program, Project and Risk Management, EAM/Work Management process improvements and compliance and Data Management and Governance program definition and implementation. Paul is a creative and innovative thinker experienced in all aspects of software/application implementation, deployment and other service delivery functions. 

Paul excels in all the core project management and delivery functions, with specific strengths in process analysis and improvement, risk and stakeholder management, change management and team building, strategic planning, budget and scope management, workshop/seminar facilitation and communications. 

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larrybiopicLarry N. Roberts

 Larry Roberts is a proven and respected mechanical reliability and continuous improvement leader. With a wide range of experience in heavy industrial manufacturing, Larry is able to focus his skills on RCM, MTA, and CPRS Instruction and Implementation, with an emphasis on achieving and sustaining high standards of quality and performance.


Larry excels in mechanical reliability, management optimization, and development and motivation of teams to achieve defined objectives.  His vast knowledge and expertise can be applied to numerous industries, with recent projects in Mining, Hot Strip Steel, Pulp and Paper, Chemical Refining, Oil and Gas Pipeline and Light/Food Manufacturing.



Glen FelzienGlen Felzien

 Glen Felzien has a proven talent for devising effective process improvements and for capitalizing on strong communication and negotiation talents to obtain buy-in for concepts from operational front-lines, maintenance groups, and senior management.

Glen advocates using asset reliability to maximize equipment effectiveness and uptime for industrial enterprises, leveraging cutting-edge predictive and preventative maintenance technologies, strategies and methodologies to reduce waste, limit environmental damage, and your improve bottom line. Glen specializes in many areas including reliability centred maintenance, business flow identification and planning, and process engineering and enhancement.


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